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Unformatted text preview: the ingredients. The consequences of iron toxicity are different than that of copper, zinc, selenium, or iodine. And the symptoms range from nausea to vomiting, or as serious as death. Toxicity is when the body receives too much of a substance and cannot handle the intake. The body tries to rid itself of the excess, but cannot in some cases. That is when it is stored, causing the toxic situation. There is also the fact that if the body does not receive enough of some vitamins, such as zinc, the body will be deficient in its immune functionality. The risks differ for each ingredient and with each amount over or under. Taking care to watch the amounts we absorb will be the difference in a healthy life or one of illness and shortened life span. Multivitamin Review 3 References Grosvenor, M. B. (2006). Nutrition: Everyday choices. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. FloraGLO. (2009). Equate Comlete Multivitamin....
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2010 for the course SCI/241 SCI/241 taught by Professor Tierapacklawyer during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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