Vitamins and Minerals

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3. chemical elements (eg. iron, copper, calcium) your body needs in small amounts

6. a mineral essential for bones and teeth

8. vitamins usually act as _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to enzymes

10. substances which speed up chemical reactions in the body

15. also called Vitamin B1. Helps release energy from carbohydrates.

18. a vitamin important for skin and for good night vision (a word and a letter together)

19. an element contained in red blood cells which helps carry oxygen to cells

21. Vitamins A, D, E and K are called _ _ _-soluble vitamins

22. Vitamin K helps promote normal _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ of blood

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1. a type of fruits which are high in vitamin C

2. people with this cannot properly digest dairy products (two words together)

4. a substance which helps tooth enamel become stronger. It is sometimes added to water supplies.

5. a vitamin which is produced by bacteria in your intestine (a word and a letter together)

7. combines with another mineral in bones and teeth

9. a deficiency of iron is called iron deficiency ...

11. Vitamins B and C are called _ _ _ _ _-soluble vitamins

12. one millionth of a gram

13. red _ _ _ _ is a good source of iron

14. a condition caused by lack of vitamin C

16. a mineral essential for proper functioning of the thyroid gland

17. a vitamin which helps in the absorption of calcium in the body (a word and a letter joined)

20. a mineral which helps regulate water levels in cells and in the blood


 

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