Flashcards in Nutrients in Energy Metabolism Deck (59)
Which class of vitamins is the most important for energy metabolism?
Is vitamin B a fat soluble or a water soluble?
It's a water soluble
How is vitamin B excreted from the body?
Stool and urination
How much of vitamin B is stored in the body?
Very little is stored in the body
Which tissue types are most affected by a vitamin B deficiency?
The brain, skin, nervous system and GI systems
Which population is most likely to develop deficiency diseases related to vitamin B?
What process reduces the vitamin content of foods?
Manufacturing and refining
Which mineral is the most important for energy metabolism?
What is the vitamin B of the TTP coenzyme in metabolism?
What is the vitamin B of the FAD/FMN coenzyme in metabolism?
What is the vitamin B of the NAD/NADP coenzyme in metabolism?
What is the vitamin B of the PLP coenzyme in metabolism?
What is the vitamin B of the THF coenzyme in metabolism?
What is the vitamin B of the CoA coenzyme in metabolism?
What is the vitamin B of the Biotin coenzyme in metabolism?
What is the vitamin B of the B12 coenzyme in metabolism?
What are 8 food sources of pantothenic acid?
Sunflower seeds, liver, mushrooms, peanuts, eggs, milk, meat and vegetables
Why is deficiency rare in pantothenic acid?
It's widespread in food
Does pantothenic acid have an upper limit?
Thiamin deficiency results in which syndrome?
What are 5 symptoms of Thiamin Deficiency?
Extreme irritability, enlarged liver, wheezing, infrequent urination, enlarged heart
Are large amounts of all vitamins needed by the body?
Which vitamin/coenzyme is necessary for metabolism of amino acids?
Which is needed to convert tryptophan to serotonin?
Which is needed to convert glutamate to GABA?
What is an amino acid and a neurotransmitter?
What is an amino acid that is higher in animal protein?
What is a feel good hormone that prevents depression?
What is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that balances glutamate?