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Water Soluble Vitamins
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What are Vitamins?

Organic dietary constituents necessary for growth and health but not use as a source of Energy or a component of tissue structure.

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Fat Soluble Vitamins?

Vitamins: A D E K
absorbed through the fat in the diet, excreted in feces via bile

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Water Soluble Vitamins?

Vitamins: B complex group & C

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Where are fat soluble vitamins stored?

In the Liver

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What is the negative aspect of fat soluble vitamins?

Because they are stored, there is an increase risk for toxicity with increased levels.

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What happens to deficiencies in fat soluble vitamins?

Due to storage, the vitamins occur more slowly

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Are water soluble vitamins stored?

No.

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B Complex Vitamins

- Act as coenzymes in metabolic processes.
- Usually non0toxic when given in XS amouns

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Thiamin ( B1)

-Important in CHO metabolism
-important in reproduction
-deficiency can cause CNS signs
-Deficiency can cause star gazing in chickens

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Thiamin ( B1) sources?

Grains, Live,meats, egg

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Riboflavin (B2)

-coenzyme function
-deficiency can cause CNS signs

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Riboflavin sources?

Organ meats, veggies, milk

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Niacin

-dogs can synthesize this from precursors, cats cannot
-cats need this in their diet
-aid in CHO, protein, and fat metabolism functions

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Niacin sources?

Meat, legumes, grains, dogs can synthesize

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Folic Acid/Biotin

-folic acid prevents genetic anomalies and anemia
-biotin acts as a coenzyme certain metabolic processes
-raw egg whites interfere with biotin absorption

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Pantothenic Acid

-Coenzyme for CHO, protein, and fat metabolism
-Deficiency, poor growth, degeneration, goose steppin gin pigs

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Vitamin C ( ascorbic acid)

- function in maintenance of connective tissues
-endogenously produced by the dog and cat
-dietary requirement for monkeys and guinea pigs
-non toxic
-no proof for health claims to prevent skeletal abnormalitis

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Vitamin C deficiency?

in monkeys and guinea pigs called Scurvy, impaired wound healing, anemia, faulty bone formation/ cartilage synthesis