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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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Clindamycin and Exfoliative Cheilitis

Hi, I've had exfoliative cheilitis ever since I was little. I had a feeling it was vitamin-related, because when I began eat healthy it went away (took 2 months). Anyway, I started eating junk again and it came back. No biggie, I'd just exfoliate the dead skin off ...

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by ari534
Tue Mar 17, 2015 5:21 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Clindamycin and Exfoliative Cheilitis
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Clindamycin and Exfoliative Cheilitis

Hi, I've had exfoliative cheilitis ever since I was little. I had a feeling it was vitamin-related, because when I began eat healthy it went away (took 2 months). Anyway, I started eating junk again and it came back. No biggie, I'd just exfoliate the dead skin off ...

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by ari534
Tue Mar 17, 2015 5:18 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Clindamycin and Exfoliative Cheilitis
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Thermolabile vitamines?

I assume if only 25% of a vitamin is destroyed it can be called thermostable.

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by boron
Fri Feb 13, 2015 2:36 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thermolabile vitamines?
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Thermolabile vitamines?

The most thermolabile is folate (vitamin B9), followed by vitamin B1 (thiamin), B6 (pyridoxine) and vitamin C. But most vitamins are thermolabile to some extent http://nutritiondata.self.com/topics/processing

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by boron
Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:19 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thermolabile vitamines?
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Thermolabile vitamines?

Hi guys, I'm wondering which are the thermolabile vitamins. Searching on the web I found contrasting results: someone says that the vitamin B1 is thermolable, others say that it resists well at high temperatures. The same thing happens with the vitamin ...

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by HIO4
Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:56 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thermolabile vitamines?
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