Monday, August 21, 2017 6:26

‘Vitamin’ Diseases

Subscribe to RSS feed
Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 4:06

Introduction Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. It is also produced endogenously when ultraviolet rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis. Vitamin D obtained from sun ...

Tagged with:
Ketosis Breath

Ketosis Breath

Monday, January 31, 2011 5:44

Ketosis is a condition associated with the elevated levels of ketones in the blood. Ketone bodies or ketones are water soluble chemical compounds which are produced as a by-product of fat metabolism. Ketosis is nothing but a phase of metabolism where the body breaks down fat for energy. ...

Tagged with:
Nutrient Deficiency Diseases

Nutrient Deficiency Diseases

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 3:24

Nutrient deficiency diseases occur when there is an absence of nutrients  which are essential for growth and health. Lack of food leading to either malnutrition  or starvation gives rise to these diseases. Another cause for a deficiency disease  may be due to a structural or biological imbalance in ...

Tagged with: