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VITAMINS

VITAMINS

By SG Bhuvan Kumar

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Vitamins

Vitamins

- deficiency diseases

History of vitamins :

The story of vitamin dates back to 18th century.

Sailors of this period knew that eating of liver cures a disease called night blindness and

Eating of lemons cures another disease called scurvy.

Also cod liver oil cures a disease called rickets

In 1912, Sir H.G. Hopkins first identified Vitamins in MILK and named it as Accessory factors.

Funk named the accessory factors as Vitamins (Vital amines).

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Vitamins are micronutrients, which are very much essential for growth and for metabolism.

Vitamins are micronutrients, which are very much essential for growth and for metabolism.

If antibiotics are indiscriminately taken, the bacteria present in the intestines which synthesize the Vitamins will be killed and it leads to Vitamin deficiency disorders

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Vitamins are classified into two types  based on their solubility .

Vitamins are classified into two types based on their solubility .

They are -

Water soluble vitamins & Fat soluble vitamins. Water soluble Vitamins - Vitamin B complex and Vitamin C

Fat soluble vitamins. - Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E and Vitamin K

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Water soluble vitamins

Water soluble vitamins

Vitamin B Complex is group of Vitamins.

It contains

a) Thiamine B1 e) Cyanocobalamin B12

b) Riboflavin B2 f) Folic acid

c) Niacin - B3 g) Pantothenic acid

d) Pyridoxine B6 h) Biotin

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Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1

Thiamine is also known as

Vitamin B1.

It is needed for the activity of some of the

enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism.

Deficiency disease - Beri-Beri.

In this disease, the calf muscles become tender,

vomiting, tremors, convulsions, loss of appetite are seen.

Sources: Cereals like wheat, oil seeds like groundnut, milk, meat, fish.

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Riboflavin

Riboflavin

Riboflavin is otherwise known as Vitamin-B2.

Functions: Riboflavin is essential for oxidation reduction reactions in the cell and in cellular respiration.

Sources: It is present in milk, eggs, liver, kidney and green leafy vegetables.

Deficiency disorders: Deficiency of riboflavin result in Glossitis

Mouth cracks at corners.

Photophobia, scaly skin and watering of eyes are some of the

symptoms.

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NIACIN:

NIACIN:

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