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Nutrition: General Nutrition | Dietary Recommendations | Dietary Supplements | Caffeine | Carbohydrates | Fats | Fiber | Food Additives | Functional Foods | Minerals | Protein | Sugars and Sweeteners | Vitamins | Acid-Base Balance | Water Balance

Nutritional Disease: Malnutrition | Obesity

Metabolic Disease: General Metabolic Disease | Specific Diseases: A-C, D-G, H-L, M-P, R-Z


Vitamins

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Specific Vitamins: A (Retinol) | B1 (Thiamine) | B2 (Riboflavin) | B3 (Niacin) | B5 (Pantothenic Acid) | B6 (Pyroxidine) | B9 (Folic Acid) | B12 (Cobalamin) | Biotin | C (Ascorbic Acid) | D (Calciferol) | E (Tocopherol) | K (Phylloquinone) )

General Information
Vitamins:Harvard School of Public Health
Vitamins and Minerals: How to Get What You Need:FamilyDoctor.org
Vitamin Deficiencies and Your Mouth:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Dietary Reference Intakes: Vitamins Table:Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Vitamins:MedlinePlus
Antioxidants:MedlinePlus


Vitamin Supplements
Dietary Supplements: Nutrition in a Pill?:Mayo Clinic
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements for Infants:Aetna InteliHealth


Vitamin A (Retinol)
General Information
Vitamin A and Carotenoids:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Vitamin A and Bone Health:NIAMS
Vitamin A Supplements
Vitamin A (Retinol):MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Vitamin A Deficiency & Excess
Vitamin A Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Vitamin A Content of Food
Vitamin A Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Vitamin A Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


Vitamin B Complex, B1 (Thiamin)
Overview
Thiamin:Aetna InteliHealth
Vitamin B1 Supplements
  Thiamin, Vitamin B1:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Vitamin B1 Deficiency
Thiamin Deficiency:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Beriberi:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Vitamin B1 Content of Food
Thiamin Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Thiamin Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


Vitamin B Complex, B2 (Riboflavin)
Overview
Riboflavin:Aetna InteliHealth
Vitamin B2 Supplements
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2):MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Vitamin B2 Deficiency
Riboflavin Deficiency:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Vitamin B2 Content of Food
Riboflavin Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Riboflavin Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


Vitamin B Complex, B3 (Niacin)
Overview
Niacin:Aetna InteliHealth
Niacin Supplements
Niacin (Vitamin B3, Nicotinic Acid), Niacinamide:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Niacin Deficiency & Excess
Niacin Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Niacin Content of Food
Niacin Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Niacin Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


Vitamin B Complex, B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
Overview
Pantothenic Acid:Aetna InteliHealth
Vitamin B5 Supplements
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), Dexpanthenol:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Vitamin B5 Content of Food
Pantothenic Acid Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Pantothenic Acid Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


Vitamin B Complex, B6 (Pyridoxine)
Overview
Vitamin B6:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Vitamin B6 Supplements
Vitamin B6:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Vitamin B6 Deficiency & Excess
Vitamin B6 Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Vitamin B6 Content of Food
Vitamin B6 Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Vitamin B6 Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


Vitamin B Complex, B9 (Folic Acid)
General Information
Folate:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Folic Acid:Spina Bifida Association of America
Folic Acid:MedlinePlus
See also Pregnancy and Childbirth, Nutrition and Pregnancy
Folic Acid Supplements
Folate (Folic Acid):MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Folic Acid Deficiency & Excess
Folate Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
See also Blood and Lymphatic Systems, Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia
Folic Acid Content of Food
Folate Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Folate Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


Vitamin B Complex, B12 (Cobalamin)
General Information
Vitamin B12:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Vitamin B12 Supplements
Vitamin B12:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Vitamin B12 Deficiency:Aetna InteliHealth
Vitamin B12 Deficiency:American Academy of Family Physicians
See also Blood and Lymphatic Systems, Megaloblastic (Pernicious) Anemia
Vitamin B12 Content of Food
Vitamin B12 Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Vitamin B12 Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


Vitamin B Complex, Biotin
Biotin:Aetna InteliHealth
Biotin (Vitamin H):MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Biotinidase Deficiency, see Metabolic Diseases, Biotinidase Deficency


Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
Overviews
Vitamin C:Aetna InteliHealth
Vitamin C Supplements
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid):MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Vitamin C Deficiency & Excess
Vitamin C Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Vitamin C Content of Food
Vitamin C Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Vitamin C Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


Vitamin D (Calciferol)
General Information
Vitamin D:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Vitamin D Supplements
Vitamin D:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Vitamin D Deficiency & Excess
Vitamin D Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
See also Musculoskeletal System, Bone Diseases, Osteomalacia and Rickets



Vitamin E (Tocopherol)
General Information
Vitamin E:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
SELECT Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial:National Cancer Institute
Vitamin E Supplements
Vitamin E (Oral Route):Micromedex, Mayo Clinic
Vitamin E Deficiency & Excess
Vitamin E Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Vitamin E Content of Food
Vitamin E Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Vitamin E Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA

Vitamin K (Phylloquinone)
General Information
Vitamin K:Aetna InteliHealth
Important Information to Know When You Are Taking Coumadin and Vitamin K:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Vitamin K Supplements
Vitamin K:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Vitamin K Deficiency
Vitamin K Deficiency:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Hemorrhagic Disease of the Newborn (Vitamin K Deficiency):Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Vitamin K Content of Food
Vitamin K Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA
Vitamin K Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA


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