WHAT ARE THE BEST SOURCES: FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS
- Vitamin D Responsive Elements within the HLA-DRB1 Promoter Region in Sardinian Multiple Sclerosis Associated Alleles. Cocco, Eleonora; Meloni, Alessandra; Murru, Maria Rita; Corongiu, Daniela; Tranquilli, Stefania; Fadda, Elisabetta; Murru, Raffaele; Schirru, Lucia; Secci, Maria Antonietta; Costa, Gianna; Asunis, Isadora; Cuccu, Stefania; Fenu, Giuseppe; Lorefice, Lorena; Carboni, Nicola; Mura, Gioia; Rosatelli, Maria Cristina; Marrosu, Maria Giovanna // PLoS ONE;Jul2012, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p1
Vitamin D response elements (VDREs) have been found in the promoter region of the MS-associated allele HLA-DRB1*15:01, suggesting that with low vitamin D availability VDREs are incapable of inducing *15:01 expression allowing in early life autoreactive T-cells to escape central thymic deletion....
- Getting hard-to-get nutrients. // Prevention;Feb2005, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p165
Mentions ways to consume hard to find nutrients including vitamin D, iron, vitamin E, and calcium.
- The Facts on Fats. Burmeier, Beverly // E: The Environmental Magazine;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p42
The article presents information related to fats. Health- and weight-conscious consumers are used to being on the prowl for products containing fat. If fat has become a dirty word in one's nutritional arsenal, one should know that all fats are not the same. Some may be harmful, but others are...
- Selective Inhibition of Animal DNA Polymerases by Fat-Soluble Vitamins A, D, E and K and Their Related Compounds. Mizushina, Yoshiyuki; Yonezawa, Yuko; Yoshida, Hiromi // Current Enzyme Inhibition;Feb2007, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p61
We found that fat-soluble vitamins (i.e., vitamins A, D, E and K) have novel functions such as anticancer activity, and we therefore investigated the inhibitory activity of DNA polymerases (pols) from various species by vitamins and their related compounds. In vitamin A-related compounds,...
- vitamin K. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p566
This article provides information on vitamin K. It is a fat-soluble vitamin that occurs naturally in two forms, vitamin K1 and vitamin K2, and is an essential requirement for a healthy body. Vitamin K1 is found in food and particularly good sources include fresh root vegetables, fruit, seeds,...
- Medical Journal Watch: Context and Applications. Challem, Jack // Alternative & Complementary Therapies;Oct2007, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p277
The article presents abstracts on medical topics which include the use of vitamin K supplements improve bone density, use of vitamin D and calcium supplements lower cancer risk, and research on low vitamin D levels associated with cardiovascular risk factors.
- An under-eye circle eraser. // Self;Feb2000, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p32
Deals with the result of a survey conducted about the physiological effect of vitamin K in skin discoloration.
- Phytomenadione. // Reactions Weekly;1/30/2010, Issue 1286, p27
The article describes the case of a preterm male neonate who experienced Nicolau syndrome after receiving intramuscular (IM) phytomenadione as prophylaxis for haemorrhagic disease of the newborn.
- alpha-tocopherol. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p86
An encyclopedia entry for the term "alpha-tocopherol" which refers to vitamin E in food is presented.