Unformatted text preview: _____
• protein synthesis
red blood cell formation
• ______________________________ Minerals
~ 17 ________ minerals essential for good health Macrominerals
MAJOR MINERALS (“_________________”)
> 100 mg Body needs _________________ per day Exist in relatively high amounts in body tissues
Calcium Examples: _____________, phosphorous,
magnesium, sulphur, sodium, ______________
Calcium ____________ difficult to obtain in adequate
milk or dairy
amounts if diet does not emphasize _________
minute Body requires in _______________ amounts Exist in relatively small amounts in body
Zinc Examples: _______, ________, copper,
selenium, iodine, flouride Required in very small quantities but are
_essential for good health
**Safest way to prevent mineral
eat a balanced diet…….
deficiency = ________________...
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This document was uploaded on 02/05/2014.
- Spring '13