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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 Notes of interest Study Guide 3 1. Red blood cells (iron,folate,vitamin b 12, Platelets for blood clotting (Vitamin K, Caclium) 2. Early signs of micronutrient deficicency occur in brain, nervous system GI Tract and skin 3. Iron is a component of HEMOGLOBIN, and also cofactor for energy metabolism 4. Iron status measurments, Hematocrit (# of rbc) and Hemoglobin 5. Groups at risk include menstruating women (30% iron deficient, 8% anemic) 6. Dietary sources of HEME IRON (meat fish poultry) 7. Vitamin C Makes iron more water soluble (more iron abosorbed) 8. Dietary fiber (phytates) decrease iron absorption 9. Low ZInc leads to loss of taste and impaired vision 10. Excessive copper or dietary fiber will hinder zinc abosorption 11. Excessive zinc hinders copper absoprotion 12. Deficency of FOLATE can lead to macrocytic anemia (large,immature RBC) 13. Spina Bifida- Neural tube defect 14. Dietary sources Folate found in enriched products and leafs 15. 95% of FoLATE cases caused by defective absorption 16. People with stomach dysfunction are at risk for B12 deficent 17. Perincious Anemia is one condition of intristic factor 18. Dietary folate can take 20 years without symptoms and can cause irreversible neurological problems18....
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2011 for the course NTR 101 taught by Professor Chabot during the Spring '11 term at Buffalo State.
- Spring '11