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Unformatted text preview: NTDT 10003 Contemporary Issues in Nutrition Lab Current Nutrition & Food-related Issues Spring, 2008 Names: Alyson Brandes & Julissa Sargeant Date: January 30, 2008 Lab Section: Wed 9-11 Lab Assignment # 1 Nutrition and Disease (Vitamins or Minerals) Current Issue What vitamin deficiency is most prevalent in the UK than in the US (and vice-versa)? Website Address http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/07/070719011417.htm http://www.newstarget.com/022225.html http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/500874 Reference or Author(s) Dr. Michael Holick David Guitierrez Leif Mosekilde Global Perspective The United Kingdom as well as the United States are both considered western countries and thus it is rare for either to experience a common vitamin/mineral deficiency problem, however both have cited that the most frequently occurring health condition concerning these vital nutrients, is a Vitamin D deficiency; however for apparently differing reasons. The UK explains that there is less sunlight in the northern latitudes, and since vitamin D...
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