Find vitamin deficiency diseases chart pdf for your study, Vitamins are very important for our health, but its deficiency causes specific diseases. All vitamins are generally available in our diet. Different vitamins belong to various chemical classes and it is difficult to define them on the basis of structure.
The Vitamins are designated by alphabets A, B, C, D etc. Some of them are further named as sub groupset. B1, B2, B3 etc. From these vitamins classified into two groups depending upon their solubility in water or fat.
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Fat Soluble Vitamins – Vitamins which are soluble in fat and oils but insoluble in water are kept in this group. There are vitamins A, D, E and K, which are stored in the liver and adipose tissues.
Water Soluble Vitamins – B Group vitamins and C Vitamins are soluble in water so they are grouped together.
Water-soluble vitamins must be supplied regularly in the diet because they are readily excreted in urine and cannot be stored ( except vitamin B12 ) in our body.
Vitamin Deficiency Diseases Chart
|Vitamin A||Retinol, Retinoic Acid, Beta Carotene||Night-blindness|
|Vitamin B3||Niacin or Nicotinic Acid||Pellagra|
|Vitamin B5||Pantothenic Acid||Acne, Parenthesis|
|Vitamin B6||Pyridoxine, Pyridoxal, Pyridoxamine||Dandruff-like eruptions, Pink eye, Epilepsy|
|Vitamin B7||Biotin||Growth & Neurological Disorders in Infants|
|Vitamin B9||Folic Acid||Macrocytic Anaemia, Birth Defects|
|Vitamin B12||Various Coalmines||Macrocytic Anaemia, Memory Loss, Pernicious Anaemia, Mania, Psychosis, Paralysis|
|Vitamin C||L-Ascorbic Acid||Scurvy|
|Vitamin D||Calciferol (D2) & Cholecalciferol (D3)||Rickets, Osteomalacia|
|Vitamin E||Tochopherols & Tocotrienols||Red Blood Cell Destruction, Ataxia, Retinopathy, Peripheral Neuropathy, Reproductive Failure|
|Vitamin K||Phylloquinone (K1), Menaquinone (K2)||Lack of Clotting of Blood, Lack of Tissue Renewal|
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