HS201 - (9) Minerals

HS201 - (9) Minerals - Minerals Prof Joan Salge Blake, MS,...

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Unformatted text preview: Minerals Prof Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, LDN Figure 8.8 The Major Minerals Major mineral: an essential mineral nutrient found in the human body in amounts greater than 5 grams . Trace mineral: an essential mineral nutrient found in the human body in amounts less than 5 grams . inorganic Major Minerals Calcium Sodium Potassium Trace Minerals Iron Zinc Calcium Role Most abundant mineral in the body 99% stored in bone and teeth 1% Calcium In Body Fluids DOES THE WORK OF AN ARMY : Nerve transmission Helps maintain normal blood pressure Essential role in blood clotting Maintains Heartbeat Essential for Cell Membranes Cofactor for several enzymes Dietary Calcium Deficiency Withdrawals from the Bone ATM causes. Peak Bone Mass Up to about age 30 Unnumbered Figure 8.p283-1 Unnumbered Figure 8.p283-2 Osteoporosis (osteo=bone; porosis=porous) Risk Factors Gender Ethnicity Age Body Type Family History Sex Hormones Medications Smoking Physical Activity Alcohol Inadequate Calcium and Vitamin D Calcium Calcium 1300 1000 1200 900 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 14-18 Years Old 19-50 Years Old 51+ Years Old 3 Dairy Servings MILLIGRAMS OF CALCIUM Souces Unnumbered Figure 8.p277Unnumbered Figure 8....
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HS201 - (9) Minerals - Minerals Prof Joan Salge Blake, MS,...

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