Types Of Vitamins And Minerals And How To Get Them Naturally
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Types Of Vitamins And Minerals And How To Get Them Naturally

Types Of Vitamins And Minerals And How To Get Them Naturally


Vitamins and minerals are one of the most important constituent of our body. They are needed in our body with very small quantity therefore called micronutrients.Deficiency of these nutrients in small quantity are enough to causes no of disease such as deficiency of vitamins causes Scurvy, Blindness, Rickets, glossitis etc. whereas deficiency of minerals causes koilonychia etc.

These nutrients perform various functions in our body or we can say they are building block of our body. They supports the immune system, nervous system, repair cellular damage, heal wounds, build the bones etc.Therefore everyone needs to incorporate these nutrients in their daily routine diet.So here is a chart to describe the natural resources of vitamins and minerals so you can easily add them in your life.

Types of Vitamins and minerals and how to get them naturally

Vitamin A
 Sources-carrot, spinach, sweet potato, milk, liver and fish liver oils.
 Deficiency state- night blindness, Bitot’s spots, Exophthalmia, Keratomalacia, imperfect enamel formation, follicular hyperkeratosis of skin.
 Therapeutic dose- 500IU/Kg/day I.M.

Vitamin D
 Sources- milk butter, yeast, fish, liver oil, egg yolk, synthesis in skin when it is irradiated.
 Deficiency state-tetany and rickets in children, osteomalacia in adult.
 Therapeutic dose- 500IU/Kg/day

Vitamin E
 Sources- Whole rice, wheat germ oil, lettuce, maize, molasses, peas and meat.
 Deficiency state-In man-no symptom
 In animals- habitual abortion, testicular degeneration.
 Therapeutic dose- 400IU/day

Vitamin K
 Sources-green vegetables, cabbage, spinach, tomatoes, egg yolk. It is also synthesized in intestine.
 Deficiency state-hemmorrhagic diathesis
 Therapeutic dose- 10mg IM

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
 Sources-whole grain, cereals, yeast, beans, liver, meat, eggyolk.
 Deficiency state- anorexia, nausea-vomiting, dry and wet beriberi, Wernicke’s encephalopathy, Korsakoff’s psychosis
 Therapeutic dose- 100mg orally or IM

Riboflavin
 Sources-germinating seeds and milk, eggs, yolk.
 Deficiency state- angular stomatitis, cheilosis, or magenta tongue, corneal vascularization, scrotal dermatitis.
 Therapeutic dose- 10mg orally

Nicotinic acid
 Sources-rice, liver, brain, eggs, meat and yeast
 Deficiency state-erythema, pigmentation, hyperkeratosis of skin, seborrhea around the nose, red raw tongue, diarrhea, dementia, and paraplegia.
 Therapeutic dose- 500mg orally.

Pantothenic acid
 Sources- wholegrain, milk, eggs, liver, kidney, meat
 Deficiency state- burning feet syndrome.
 Therapeutic dose- 4-10 mg orally

Pyridoxine (vitamin B6)
 Sources- yeast, cereals, lettuce, spinach, milk, eggs, meat and liver.
 Deficiency state-nasobilal seborrhea, chelosis, glossitis, peripheral neuropathy, convulsion, hypochromic, microcytic, anemia, lymhhocytopenic and eosinophilia.
 Therapeutic dose- 50-100mg orally.

Choline
 Sources-egg yolk, liver, eggs,meat.
 Deficiency state-fatty liver and cirrhosis, hemorrhagic renal lesions.
 Therapeutic dose- 3-6mg orally

Folic acid
 Sources-yeast, fresh green vegetables, cereals, liver, kidney, meat.
 Deficiency state-Pernicious anemia, Glossitis.
 Therapeutic dose-15mg oraly

Cyanocobalmin
 Sources-liver, synthesized in colon.
 Deficiency state- Pernisious anemia, Glossitis
 Therapeutic dose-100mg orally.

Vitamin C
 Sources-Green vegetables, citrus fruits, strawberries, potatoes.
 Deficiency state-scurvy
 Therapeutic dose-50-100mg/day

Minerals
• There are numbers of minerals which our body needs to work properly such as calcium, selenium, magnesium,silicon potassium, boron, cobalt, copper etc.
• Leafy green vegetables, egg yolk, liver, green chili, olive oil, citrus fruits, meat and all other healthy foods are sources of these minerals.

Prepared by : Dr. Shivani Amola

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0 # Jayesh Older than three months
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Dhanbad ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
VDRL tests should be done every month for 3 consecutive months for detecting syphilis as well as other sexually transmitted diseases,These tests should be conducted at proper times, find good Gynecologist in Dhanbad
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
Hello, I am from Firozpur, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Firozpur.
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Hi, plz let me know What is the incubation period of Syphilis, also give me the list of good female's specialist in Damoh ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Hii, The incubation period can be 10 to 90 days, plz find list of Gynecologist in Damoh
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hii can you plz tell me, Which fluids can cause or spread syphilis infection, alos give me the list of good gynec in Chatra?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Infection from semen, blood or lactation milk can occur and cause syphilis, Infection from blood syringes is very common, Infected mothers can transmit it through their milk also, consult with good Gynecologist in Chatra .
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in South Sikkim ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in South Sikkim.
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0 # Jayesh Older than three months
Hii, I am from Unnao, can you plz tell me What is the mode of infection in syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
90 percent cases in syphilis are transmitted through unsafe sexual contacts, Mothers can also pass infection through breast milk, you can also consult with good Gynecologist in Unnao .
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hello, I am from Tarn Taran, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Tarn Taran.
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hii can you plz tell me, Which fluids can cause or spread syphilis infection, alos give me the list of good gynec in Seoni?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Infection from semen, blood or lactation milk can occur and cause syphilis, Infection from blood syringes is very common, Infected mothers can transmit it through their milk also, consult with good Gynecologist in Seoni .
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0 # Jayesh Older than three months
Hii, I am from Mon, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Mon, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Tushar Older than three months
Hii, I am from Bastar, plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Hello, Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoea,This disease is caused in the genitourinary tracts, for more details plz visit good gynec in Bastar, find list of Gynecologist in Bastar
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