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Micronutrition Part 1 – Vitamins and Minerals

07 Oct 2015

nutrition

This is my first nutrition video on micronutrients.

Click here to view on The Doctor’s Kitchen YouTube channel.

After 5 minutes you should have a broad understanding of what vitamins and minerals ACTUALLY are and why they’re essential to our diet. To find out more about their uses in medicine and health promotion, click on the informative links below!

I’ll be doing a Micronutrition blog post on the website too, so watch out for that!

VITAMINS

Chemical Structures
http://www.compoundchem.com/2015/01/1

Vitamin A (retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, carotenes)
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Vit

Vitamin B1 (thiamin, thiamine)
https://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Rib

Vitamin B3 (niacin)
http://www.nutri-facts.org/eng/vitami

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic Acid, pantothenate, panthenol)
https://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine, pyridoxamine, pyridoxal)
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Vit

Vitamin B7 (biotin)
http://www.nutri-facts.org/eng/vitami

Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid, Folate)
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Fol

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin, cyanocobalamin, hydroxocobalamin)
http://www.nutri-facts.org/eng/vitami

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Vit

Vitamin D (calciferol, cholecalciferol, ergocholecalciferol)
https://www.vitamindcouncil.org/about

Vitamin E (tocopherols, tocotrienols)
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Vit

Vitamin K (phylloquinones, menaquinones)
http://www.nutri-facts.org/eng/vitami

MINERALS

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vitamins

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