Vitamins…. Why not? Since I can remember I have heard from many people and medical professionals that taking too many vitamins was a bad thing. That is nonsense; vitamins are vital to a healthy life style. It’s even in the word vitamins (Vita)- vital. Taking vitamins along with eating only organic plant based super foods will allow you to feel better not only emotionally but physically. When you or a loved one get sick you turn to your local doctor/pharmacy to acquire an antidote to your illness. They look at you for a brief moment and then prescribe you with pills that are supposedly going to cure completely of bring your illness to a stop. But if you do the research you will find out that over a 23-year period more than 2.4 million deaths have occurred due to side effects caused by the drug/pill that was prescribed to the patients. Not only is that an eye opener and you keep researching you will find that there have been 10 non-confirmed alleged deaths from the use of vitamins over that same 23-year period. In conjunction to that it has been said that too much vitamin-C can cause kidney stones. Which is crazy because there have recently been studies shown that cancer patient’s whom have been given up too 100,000 mg of vitamin c daily over a period of time have been cured of there cancer. Not only can we stop these diseases by taking vitamins and eating right, we can reverse these diseases. You are what you eat. If you want to eat fat unhealthy foods you are going to
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There are more benefits that come with the exposure to the sun than harm. Vitamin D that our body produces when we are exposed to the sun is very efficient in curing so many diseases. It protects from arthritis, diabetes, infectious diseases,…
Contemporary Nutrition, Ch. 2 of Visualizing Nutrition, supplemental course materials, the University Library, the Internet, or other resources to answer the following questions. Your response to each question should be 75 to 100 words.
|What is nutrition? Why is nutrition essential to our daily lives? |
|Nutrition is the necessary supplements provide by food for humans ingestion, digestive system, absorption, metabolism, transport,|
and Water-Soluble Vitamins
SCI/241 - NUTRITION
Week 5: Assignment: Fat- and Water-Soluble Vitamins
Research the functions, importance, and role of fat- and water-soluble vitamins.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format that includes a title page, detailed summary, and separate reference page. Address the following in your paper:
Identify the vitamin classification.
Why are vitamins an important part of daily nutrient intake?
What are fat-soluble vitamins? What are high nutrient…
In addition to making lifestyle changes, taking the following supplements every day can boost hair growth for many people:
1.Vitamin B-complex - 50 mg. of the major B-vitamins (including folate, biotin and inositol)
2.Vitamin B-6 - 50 mg. of vitamin B-6
3.Vitamin C with bioflavonoids - one to two grams daily
4.Vitamin E - 400 to 800 IU daily
5.Beta-Carotene - 10,000 to 15,000 IU of beta-carotene daily
6.One recommended daily dose of magnesium, sulfur, zinc
The Vitamin D Deficiencies:
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Vitamins? More like vitamouts. A lot of people believe that taking a daily multivitamin or individual supplements can increase their health and therefore extend their lives, but science has proven otherwise. In fact, science has proven almost the opposite. In most cases taking supplements can actually be detrimental to your health. Vitamins, if taken properly, can and should be used to improve health, but the possibility of overdosing…
Vitamin D has been called the new "wonder vitamin." Doctors are learning more and more about its
role in good health and the prevention of diseases. Unfortunately, though, most teens don't get
Why Do I Need It?
Vitamin D plays a part in the bone-building process by helping the body to absorb calcium. If someone
doesn't get enough, it could affect the body's ability to build and maintain strong bones and teeth.
It's not just about bones, though. Vitamin D is needed for a healthy immune system…
compared to a woman in the 1960’s who weighed 143 pounds. But paying attention to
what your eating is not just for weight loss. The need of certain vitamins and minerals
increase with age like calcium. Calcium is necessary to protect bones. B12 is also
needed because some older adult makes less stomach acids required to absorb the
vitamin. Vitamin D is also required. If weight is a problem, it's important to cut down on
processed food. A health diet at midlife should be focused on fruit, vegetables…
* What vitamins do for our bodies and which ones are seen to help
* Key ideas of the article and explanation of John Cloud’s hypothesis (how many vitamins he took, what he took)
* Doctor’s viewpoints on nutraceuticals
* John Cloud’s viewpoint on nutraceuticals
* How John Cloud began his experiment and his results of the experiment
* His health before the experiment and his health after his experiment
* My viewpoint on vitamins
* Which vitamins I take…
in vegetable oil, fish oils, omega-3
Vitamins -organic molecules needed for various cellular processes; we need to obtain 13 vitamins in our diet either fat-soluble or water-soluble; vitamin D is essential for absorbing calcium into the bloodstream; deficiency leads to bone and muscle getting weak
Minerals - nonorganic molecules required in small amounts which play a variety of roles in body functioning
Explain the difference between vitamins and minerals, and know the function of minerals…