Describe the absorption, transport, and excretion of vitamins in as much detail as possible. Point out the differences in how water soluble and lipid-soluble vitamins are handled.
Part II: Vitamin B12. Briefly explain its role in the body, special characteristics/info, food sources, how much we need, signs of deficiency. Then, using the textbook and module power point slides as resources, Describe at least 3 populations who are at risk for B12 deficiency and explain exactly how/why they are at risk and what they can do to identify B12 deficiency and avoid/reverse B12 deficiency via food and medication. Explain the process/pathophysiology of how each of these populations are at risk for B12 deficiency.