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vitamin

(Science: biochemistry) An essential low molecular weight organic compound required in trace amounts for normal growth and metabolic processes. They usually serve as components of coenzyme systems.

For humans vitamin A, the B series, C, D1 and D2, E and K are required. Deficiencies of one or more vitamins in the nutrient supply result in deficiency diseases.


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Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

... quantity of non-salty water - something they presumably lack whilst at sea. Your craving for citrus fruits may reflect your body's desire for vitamin C or some other compound, but once this is sated your craving my disappear. My personal take on the "natural" diet is that ancient ...

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by Babybel56
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:04 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
Replies: 2
Views: 246

DNA changes?

Dear Lina, Many things can alter your physical appearance-environmental changes, your diet, vitamin deficiencies, almost anything, really. I don't think that your DNA can change; it just replicates. Are there any things that you have changed in your diet or environment? -EF

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by efralin
Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:54 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA changes?
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Extended sleeping

... have several short nights in a row, but I recover in one longer night...1-2 months of lack of sun can cause depression or bad mood, but not likely vitamin D deficiency. Diet-related causes of fatigue include low blood levels of potassium, iron and proteins, for example, but you would really need ...

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by boron
Sat Nov 09, 2013 4:08 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Extended sleeping
Replies: 3
Views: 863

List of enterohepatically cycled nutrients?

... 7% Proteins 5% OTHER ?% copper ?% chromium ?% iron ?% zinc ?% manganese ?% molybdenum ?% lithium ?% cobalt ?% nickel ?% boron ?% calcium ?% vitamin b12 ?% folate ?% vitamin d ?% mercury ?% lead ?% cadmium 3% Bilirubin 3% Phospholipids

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by lourat
Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:18 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: List of enterohepatically cycled nutrients?
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Views: 492

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... precoded in the LUA.) In the official view, these genes are produced independently by parallel mutations. Interestingly in the case of the broken vitamin-C gene, the homologous flaw was a proof of the common ancestry of men and chimps, but in this case, the homologous gene-complexes are results ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 3027
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