Introduction to vitamins and minerals | Biology foundations | High school biology | Khan Academy

Introduction to vitamins and minerals | Biology foundations | High school biology | Khan Academy

Overview of common vitamins and minerals that are important to human health.

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  2. Vitamin A does alot more than "Vision" even helps greatly with the reproductive system. so in men Vitamin A could be good if you have a low sperm count and for women it helps during Periods. Vitamin D which more like a hormone than a vitamin helps in Regulation of Mood, Increases Testosterone levels too. Vitamin A and D should be taken together regularly. an amazing source is "Cod Liver Oil" in which you’d be taking 1 tea spoon daily. (because it’s that rich in the two vitamins. taking more than 1-2 teaspoons a day could lead to Vitamin A toxicity)

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  5. 0:45 "organic is just a very fancy way of saying if there are compounds that involve carbons in them"

    CO2 is a compound that contains carbon and it’s considered inorganic

  6. thank you but i wonder why you said fat soluble vitamins are easily taken in overdose than water soluble since water soluble is not stored but easily excreted into urine but fat soluble stays in the body and increase intake causes toxicity

  7. Amazing content as always, but what I am struggling with at the moment is mineral antagonism – is there anything on your channel that explains this as I am finding it very hard to memorise all of them!

  8. My bio teacher found this due to corona we have to stay in house and start E-learning. And I found its VERY useful to us igcse learners. We are from homeschooling btw

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