Water Soluble Vitamins
By: Kristine Rumingan
Functions of Water Soluble Vitamins
Citrus fruits, dark green vegetables, berries, melon, tomatoes and potatoes are all good sources of vitamin C. Peas, potatoes and legumes provide thiamine and pantothenic acid, dark green vegetables provide riboflavin and all of these vegetables provide vitamin B-6.
fish contains folate and niacin; milk contains riboflavin and biotin; and eggs contain riboflavin, biotin and pantothenic acid.
What happens if you have too much or too little?
- too much vitamin C may cause kidney stones
Scurvy. Old-time sailors learned that living for months without fresh fruits or vegetables—the main sources of vitamin C—causes the bleeding gums and listlessness of scurvy.
Build bones. Bone formation would be impossible without vitamins A, D, and K.
WATER SOLUBLE VITAMINS
A bsorbic Acids
T ake vitamins everyday
E veryday necessity
R elease energy
S ources of vitamin C
O nly found in fruits, protein foods, and breads
L ife needs Water soluble vitamins
U nhealthy foods do not have water soluble vitamins
B Vitamins are a Water Soluble Vitamin
L et's have water soluble vitamins everyday
E at food that contains water soluble vitamins
V itamins are a daily necessity
I t contains B Vitamins
A lot of it can causes liver problems
M inerals that are good for you
I s found in fotrified breads and cereals.
N ot adequate amounts can cause scurviness, ricketness, and blindness.
S ome fruits and protein based foods contain water soluble vitamins