Whats does B12 do?
What is vitamin B12 and what does it do? Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep your body’s blood and nerve cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all of your cells. Vitamin B12 also helps prevent megaloblastic anemia, a blood condition that makes people tired and weak.
What are the symptoms of vitamin E deficiency?
Vitamin E deficiency can cause nerve and muscle damage that results in loss of feeling in the arms and legs, loss of body movement control, muscle weakness, and vision problems. Another sign of deficiency is a weakened immune system.
Which food is rich in vitamins?
Choose these foods:
- Broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts.
- Leafy greens, such as chard, cabbage, romaine, and bok choy.
- Dark, leafy greens, such as spinach and kale.
- Squash, carrots, sweet potatoes, turnips, and pumpkin.
- Snap peas, green beans, bell peppers, and asparagus.
How do I know if I need vitamin E?
Symptoms of a vitamin E deficiency include:
- Muscle weakness.
- Slow reflexes.
- Difficulty or unsteady walking.
- Vision problems.
Which disease is caused due to lack of vitamin E?
Vitamin E deficiency can cause a form of anemia in which red blood cells rupture (hemolytic anemia Anemia due to excessive red blood cell destruction ). Premature infants who have a vitamin E deficiency are at risk of this serious disorder.
Which fruit has all vitamins?
Vitamin content of f ruit and vegetables
|Apple||Vitamin A Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B6 Vitamin C Folate (folic acid)|
|Banana||Vitamin A Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B6 Vitamin C Folate (folic acid)|
|Blackberries||Vitamin A Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B6 Vitamin C Folate (folic acid)|
What is a vitamania?
Robert W. Yoder is credited with first using the term vitamania, in 1942, to describe the appeal of relying on nutritional supplements rather than on obtaining vitamins from a varied diet of foods.
How many IU is 900 MCG of vitamin A?
M: 900 mcg (3,000 IU)W: 700 mcg (2,333 IU)Some supplements report vitamin A in international units (IU’s). Many people get too much preformed vitamin A from food and supplements.
What are a vitamins?
A vitamin is an organic molecule (or a set of molecules closely related chemically, i.e. vitamers) that is an essential micronutrient which an organism needs in small quantities for the proper functioning of its metabolism.
How many vitamers are in a vitamin?
Most vitamins are not single molecules, but groups of related molecules called vitamers. For example, there are eight vitamers of vitamin E: four tocopherols and four tocotrienols.