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Functions of Vitamin E in the Body

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient which is used by the body primarily as an antioxidant used to protect cell membranes and other high lipid structures. Vitamin E also acts as a regulator for a few different systems in the body and has a direct impact on the levels of Vitamin A and Vitamin C ...

Food Sources High in Vitamin K

Vitamin K is found in a large variety of food and is easily obtained in most situations. The recommended amount of Vitamin K to be consumed is 120mcg/day in adult males, and 90mcg/day in females. The most common food sources of Vitamin K include vegetables, especially dark green ones like spinach and broccoli. There are ...

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Vitamin K: Health Benefits and Foods

Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin. The primary purpose of vitamin K in the body is to aid in blood clotting. More recently, low levels of vitamin K have been associated with the onset of several diseases including osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s, and some forms of cancer. A significant amount of the vitamin K necessary is ...

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What is Septicemia?

What is Septicemia? Septicemia, alternately known as “blood poisoning,” is identified by the incidence of bacteria in the blood. In turn, the presence of bacteria in the blood is known as bacteremia. Although it is generally a bacterial infection, fungi and other organisms can also cause septicemia to arise. It is a severe and pervasive ...

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Drug Treatments for Stroke-Related Dementia

Dementia is a somewhat loose description of a variety of symptoms that is predicated upon a slow loss of brain cells. Among the faculties that someone who suffers dementia will gradually lose are cognitive abilities like memory, reasoning skills and even changes in the personality. Although dementia is most often thought of as a condition ...