Vitamin D

Karen Daly
Mind Map by Karen Daly, updated more than 1 year ago
Karen Daly
Created by Karen Daly almost 4 years ago
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Properties, Functions, Sources, RDA

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Vitamin D
1 Properties
1.1 Fat Soluble
1.2 Insoluble in water
1.3 Heat stable
1.4 Not affected by heat, oxidation or acids
2 Functions
2.1 Absorption of calcium and phosphorus
2.2 Regulates Calcium and Phosphorus in teeth and Bones
2.3 Controls level of calcium in bones
2.4 Prevents Rickets and osteomalacia
2.5 Prevents the formation of kidney stones
3 Deficiencies
3.1 Rickets
3.2 Osteoporosis
3.3 Osteomalacia
3.4 Tooth decay
4 Sources
4.1 Liver
4.2 Fish Liver Oils
4.3 Oily fish
5 RDA
5.1 Children 10ug
5.1.1 Adults 10ug
5.1.1.1 Pregnant Women 10ug
5.2 Adolescents 15ug
6 Cholecalciferol D3
6.1 Animal Source
7 Ergocalciferol D2
7.1 Plant Sources
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