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Doctor insights on: Role Of Vitamins And Minerals In The Body

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What are the vitamins that plays a role in amino acids catabolism?

What are the vitamins that plays a role in amino acids catabolism?

Essentially All: Vitamins are just simple helper molecules present in nearly all foods to extent humans have not maintained every gene/protein needed to make them out of whatever other molecules. Their role is helping specific protein enzymes facilitate specific chemical reactions to progress rapidly at body temp which are otherwise inordinately slow. Unclear what you are asking & the purpose/goal of your question. ...Read more

Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more


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Which part of the grain contains most of the vitamins, proteins and dietary fiber?

Which part of the grain contains most of the vitamins, proteins and dietary fiber?

The outside fiber: the outside of the grain is where most of the fiber is found. When it is removed in processing, the fiber is removed. The difference between brown rice and white rice- is the outer coating, where the fiber is found. ...Read more

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What are the functions of calcium and potassium in the human body?

What are the functions of calcium and potassium in the human body?

CA and K: Too many to describe here. Too much will kill and too little will kill. Go to wikipedia for good discussion of each. ...Read more

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What is the functions of vitamins in the body?

What is the functions of vitamins in the body?

Metabolism: Vitamins can act as enzymes, factors, co factors and substrates to provide the needed "parts" so that your "machinery" works. ...Read more

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What are the causes of your body not to absorb vitamins and minerals?

What are the causes of your body not to absorb vitamins and minerals?

Depends: Many things can cause malabsorption, including: gastric bypass surgery, celiac disease, non-celiac wheat sensitivity, genetic differences in certain transporters, hypothyroidism causing insufficient gastric acid, other problems causing insufficient gastric acid, intestinal dysbiosis, etc. ...Read more

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Will our blood pH levels affect the absorption of vitamins and food nutrients?

Will our blood pH levels affect the absorption of vitamins and food nutrients?

No: Blood ph is maintained in a narrow range, and if it out of normal range, absorbing food will not be your first concern. ...Read more

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What are the functions of fiber and lipids in the body?

What are the functions of fiber and lipids in the body?

Lots: Fiber is dietary, not digested and can act as laxative and contribute to a healthier digestive system. Lipids have many functions including structure, metabolism, energy, ... ...Read more

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What is the function of vitamin b complex in our body?

What is the function of vitamin b complex in our body?

Vitamin B complex: This is a dietary supplement composed of eight b vitamins (b1, b2, b3, b5, b6, b7, b12, and folic acid). B vitamins are important in producing energy and forming red blood cells. A deficiency in B12 vitamin could cause vitamin b deficiency anemia. B complex supplements can help in a variety of health conditions such as skin problems, anxiety, depression, and premenstrual syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the vitamins and minerals found in capsicum?

What are the vitamins and minerals found in capsicum?

Capsicum: Capsicum is the pepper family, including chile peppers, bell peppers, banana peppers, etc. http://tinyurl.com/l2mfz24 they all contain varying concentrations of capsaicinoids which can have an analgesic effect when used topically. http://tinyurl.com/latflmu they also contain significant vitamin c and various other antioxidants. ...Read more

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Could your body absorb all the nutrients from the nutrition fact label?

Could your body absorb all the nutrients from the nutrition fact label?

Nutrition : That is a great question. Many people do have issues with their nutrient absorption due to the health of their gut (gastrointestinal tract). You certainly cannot count on being able to absorb exactly what it says on the label. ...Read more

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What is the importance of b vitamins in glucose metabolism?

What is the importance of b vitamins in glucose metabolism?

Energy metabolism: They are essential items in the complex process of producing cellular energy. Since the body is made up of trillions of cells that cooperate together to create function, the energy that drives that function is a necessity ...Read more

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Extra fat in body get converted in different part of body? Any solution?

Extra fat in body get converted in different part of body? Any solution?

SugarIntakeDrivesFat: Carbohydrates (i.e. Sugars in all forms, simple ; complex) are minimal to not needed for human survival ; health. Yet they are widely promoted as part of bogus low-fat diet theory. Fructose, the worst: ~85% converted to triglyceride fat molecules first pass through liver after eaten ; absorbed. Thus, to loose body fat, eat hflc, see: dietdoctor.Com, etc. Fat distribution genetic + some body use. ...Read more

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Can nutrition labels list all the vitamins and minerals contained in the food?

Probably not: The labels will cover anything required by law and contents that the manufacturer thinks will be an inducement to purchase the product. That leaves a lot of room for other ingredients, preservatives, etc. Testing is rare in this arena by independent laboratories. The buyer must beware. ...Read more

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Can certain medications deplete the body of important nutrients (such as iron, magnesium, zinc) and then induce hair loss because of that depletion?

Can certain medications deplete the body of important nutrients (such as iron, magnesium, zinc) and then induce hair loss because of that depletion?

Hair loss Mg, Fe,Zn: 43 F from NY asks:Can certain medications deplete the body of important nutrients (such as iron, magnesium, zinc) and then induce hair loss because of that depletion? ANS: not very likely. Your own Dr can best answer this complex question (cause of hair loss). ...Read more

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Can lack of vitamin b be the cause of pain in structure of the back, bones and skull?

Can lack of vitamin b be the cause of pain in structure of the back, bones and skull?

B complex: There are quite a few different vitamin bs in b complex. However, none is directly related to bone strength. Lack if vitamin c causes scurvy which affect soft tissues, and lack of vitamin d and calcium causes weakening of bones (and the medical condition rickets). ...Read more

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What is the role of manganese in the human body?

What is the role of manganese in the human body?

Manganese: Suspect you mean what is the role of magnesium in the body. Great wikipedia question for details. But needed for muscles, heart, brain to mention a few. ...Read more

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What are the key nutrients and vitamins in skin creams?

What are the key nutrients and vitamins in skin creams?

Vitamin E can be: found in many skin creams or you can simply by a bottle of Vitamin E and apply it to your skin and take Some E capsules orally. Please avoid any skin cream w/alcohol in it because it drys out the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the function of carbohydrates in our body?

What is the function of carbohydrates in our body?

Energy: carbohydrates are broken down to be used for energy in the body. In their simplest form, glucose, they help produce energy for metabolism ...Read more

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What test to know all require vitamins And minerals in body?

Unfortunately: There is no single test to determine all micronutrient deficiencies. Each individual micronutrient would need to be tested for. But in general people don't usually require extensive nutritional testing unless there is a concern for particular deficiencies based on underling medical conditions or symptoms. ...Read more

Multivitamin (Definition)

Multivitamin is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more