201 Class 15 notes Water and Min 10 21 10

If both are considered if safe why drink bottled

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Unformatted text preview: ttled water for Any cooking? cooking? What about flavored waters? READ THE LABELS carefully. Consider Environmental Impact! Consider Trends included: Trends • More types of bottled waters, different More mineral and carbonation levels, different temperatures temperatures More Trends… More Aside from staying home and drinking tap Aside water out of a washable glass, the best way to be “green” while on the go is choosing… to An aluminum water bottle such as by Sigg or An Sigg A stainless steel reusable container such as by stainless Kleen Kanteen Kleen MINERALS MINERALS NTRN 201 Characteristics of Minerals Characteristics Are Are elements elements Characteristics of Minerals Characteristics Come from rock or soil, not living matter Are inorganic Make up about 4% of our body Make Are essential for life Are Do not provide energy Are micronutrients Are micro 17-21 minerals are known to be essential to humans: essential Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Fluoride, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Iodine, Selenium, Molybdenum, Copper, Chromium, Manganese, Sodium, Chloride and Potassium. DRI’s, AI’s, or estimated minimum DRI’s, requirements have been set for these requirements The 3 with "estimated minimum The minimum requirements" are Sodium, Chloride and Potassium CLASSIFICATION CLASSIFICATION Major Minerals or Major Larger than 5 grams Larger Trace Minerals or Trace Macronutrients Macro Micronutrients Micro Less than 5 grams Less Common Traits Common They are measured in mg. or ug. (mcg) For those with DRI's, the requirements vary For with age and sex of the individual. with If we don't consume enough profound If results happen results If we consume too much toxic If Minerals Function as: Minerals Cofactors in biological reactions Cofactors Help maintain acid-base balance Maintain water balance Nerve and muscle function Nerve Make up bone and connective tissue In blood formation and function Many minerals function together Many THE MAJOR MINERALS MINERALS Calcium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sulfur, Sodium, Chloride, & Magnesium Magnesium CALCIUM: Ca The most abundant mineral in the body The Found in our bones, teeth, blood & body fluids Functions include: Calcium The amount of calcium in the blood remains The constant over a wide range of dietary intake constant Hormones strictly control the blood calcium Hormones level level Bone is dynamic tissue and adjusts to Bone various intakes various DRI:1000-1300 mg./day for mos...
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