194.Vitamins : Glutenfree

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Vitamin Name Major function of vitamin Deficiency
A Retinol Needed for light sensitive cells in eye Poor night vision
D Calciferol Production of hard bones and teeth Rickets,


E Tocopherol Many functions Sterility
K Phylloquinone Production of blood clotting factors Bleeding
B1 Thiamine Many functions Beri-beri
B2 Riboflavine Many functions Ulceration
PP Nicotinic acid Many functions Pellagra
B5 Pantothenic acid Many functions Fatigue and

muscle cramps

B6 Pyridoxine Amino acid synthesis Many
B1 Cobalamin Formation of red blood cells Pernicious


M Folic acid Formation of red blood cells Anaemia
C Ascorbic acid Many Scurvy
H Biotin Many -