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Short notes on the functions, sources and deficiency of Riboflavin

Riboflavin, formerly known as Vitamin-Bs is a water-soluble yellow pigment, possessing a green florescence. This Vitamin is destroyed on exposure to sunlight. So, food containing riboflavin like milk and milk products should not be exposed to light. Also, this Vitamin cannot be stored in the body and should be supplied daily in the diet.

Short notes on the functions, sources and deficiency of Thiamine (Vitamin-B,)

Vitamin-B or ‘thiamine’ is also known as the ‘antiberiberi’ or ‘anti-neurotic’ vitamin. Physiologically, thiamine is concerned with proper utilisation of carbohydrates in the body and in the absence of adequate amount of thiamine; full utilisation of sugars and starches for energy need is greatly affected.

How to avoid food deficiency diseases ?

You can avoid food deficiency diseases by following the given points. You must eat a balanced diet in order to stay healthy. A diet that contains the right amount of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats with enough water, minerals and vitamins is called a balanced diet.

What is deficiency diseases?

Diseases that are caused by the lack of some particular nutrient in a person’s diet are called deficiency diseases. A child having this disease is unable to see properly in the dark. His eyes become dull and listless and the skin becomes dry. If not treated in time, the child may become blind.

Write a short note on Deficiency of vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Vitamin C is called the healing vitamin of the body. It gives resistance to the body against common cold and other infections. Vitamin C plays an important role in cementing material, which holds the body cells in place, in the absorption of calcium in the body, in the body’s use of iron, in healing the […]

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