Nutrition Essentials

Nutrition, part 4: Fat Soluble Vitamins: Vitamins A, D, E, K

Nutrition, part 4: Fat Soluble Vitamins - Vitamins A, D, E, K

by Cathy Parkes 2 Comments

What does the body use vitamins A, D, E, and K for? Which foods are good sources of these vitamin...
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Nutrition, part 3: Water Soluble Vitamins: B-complex vitamins, vitamin C

Nutrition, part 3: Water Soluble Vitamins - B-complex vitamins, vitamin C

by Cathy Parkes

The functions and sources of B-complex vitamins, as well as risk factors associated with deficien...
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Nutrition, part 2: Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Lipids, Protein

Nutrition, part 2: Macronutrients - Carbohydrates, Lipids, Protein

by Cathy Parkes

The lowdown on the three macronutrients, including function and food sources for each. Carbohydra...
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Nursing Tips: Nutrition

Vitamin C deficiency is known as scurvy, and it causes swollen/bleeding gums, tooth loss, and poor wound healing.


by Cathy Parkes May 11, 2023

Vitamin B9 (folic acid) is needed to prevent neural tube defects in a developing fetus.

Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)

by Cathy Parkes October 24, 2022

With Cushing's Syndrome, restrict fluid and sodium but increase the patient's intake of protein, calcium, and vitamin D.

Cushing's Syndrome: Nursing Care

by Cathy Parkes September 29, 2022

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