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Vitamins V itamins must be obtained through diet. Vitamins allow the body to use the energy provided by the macronutrients. Only trace amounts are required.

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1 Vitamins V itamins must be obtained through diet. Vitamins allow the body to use the energy provided by the macronutrients. Only trace amounts are required. For vision, bone growth and cell division. Obtained from colorful fruits, green leafy vegetables, eggs, fortified milk and cereals. For immune system health. Obtained from citrus fruits and juices, peppers and tomatoes. Vitamin AVitamin C Pull Essential nutrients cannot be synthesized by the body and must be consumed in he diet.

2 Vitamins V itamins must be obtained through diet. For heart health, strong bones and teeth and cancer prevention. Obtained from fish and fish oils, fortified milk, supplements or the sun. Supports the immune system. Obtained from vegetable oils, nuts and seeds. Vitamin DVitamin E Vitamins are important for metabolism, tissue building and regulating body processes.

3 Vitamins V itamins must be obtained through diet. For blood, bone, liver and heart health. Obtained from green leafy vegetables, avocado and kiwifruit. For cell growth, metabolism support, skin, muscle tone, immune system and nervous system function. Obtained from whole unprocessed foods, fortified cereal, beans and yeast. Vitamin K Vitamin B Complex Touch the arrows to reveal information about the benefits and sources of each vitamin.

4 1 Nutritional Disorders Damage Health Read the Case study and try to identify the vitamin deficiency. Activity D1

5 Minerals M inerals must be obtained through diet. Needed by the body in small amounts. Regulate body fluids, contribute to growth, build tissues Iron- Prevents fatigue and low immunity. Obtained from red meat, fish, poultry, beans and iron-fortified cereal. Magnesium- For muscle and nerve function, heart health and bone strength. Obtained from green vegetables, legumes and whole grains. Potassium- For strong bones and teeth. Obtained from dairy, green leafy vegetables and canned fish. Calcium- For strong bones and teeth. Obtained from dairy, green leafy vegetables and canned fish.

6 Minerals M inerals must be obtained through diet. Are put into different structures within the body to create enzymes, hormones, skeletal bones, tissues, teeth & fluids. Iodine- For thyroid health. Obtained from eggs, some seafood and iodized salt. Zinc- For wound healing, night vision and a strong immune system. Obtained from red meat, poultry, seafood and fortified cereal. Sodium- For muscle and nerve function and regulating blood pressure. Obtained from table salt and processed food.

7 2 Excess sodium in the diet leads to _______. A high blood pressure B stroke C heart disease D kidney damage

8 3 This mineral is essential for healthy red blood cells. A deficiency causes anemia. A magnesium B sodium C calcium D iron

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