Fat Soluble Vitamins

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Fat Soluble Vitamins

  1. 1.      Vitamin A (Retinol) Sources = liver, eggs, fish and dairy products.
  • Lack of vitamin A ( Causes night blindness)
  • The yellow pigment (carotene), found in leafy vegetables and carrot can be turned into retinol.


  1. 2.     Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol) Sources: Sun light, liver, oily fish, eggs.
  2. a.      Lack of vitamin D can lead to (Rickets).
  3. b.      Bone tends to bend when Vitamin D is not present.
  4. c.       Vitamin D can be made by the body, just under the skin due to a lot of sunlight.


Water Soluble Vitamins

  1. 3.      Vitamin B Sources: corn, whole wheat cereal, oats, pea’s beans. fat soluble vitamin
  • Lack of vitamin B (Can affect respiration where H2o supply is needed).
  • Polish rice or milled maze do not supply enough vitamin B


  1. 4.      Vitamin C Sources: Citrus Fruits, cherries, orange
  • Lack of vitamin C cause scurvy
  • Production of fiber is affected

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