Chapter 41

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Unformatted text preview: ble Salt Acid ­base balance, water balance, nerve func_on Muscle cramps, reduced appe_te Chloride (Cl) Table Salt Acid ­base balance, water balance, nerve func_on Muscle cramps, reduced appe_te Iodine (I) Seafood, dairy products, iodized salt Component of thyroid hormone goiter Goiter: Frequently due to iodine deficiency Enlarged Thyroid Gland h3p://johnlarroque3eproject.com/wordpress/wp ­ content/uploads/2009/04/goiter ­lady.jpg Why is iodine deficiency less common in the United States? iodized salt 4. Essen3al Minerals: Minerals that animal cells need in small amounts (Table 41.2) Below are examples of 4 essen_al minerals Mineral Dietary Source Func3on Symptoms Deficiency Calcium (Ca) Dairy products, dark green vegetables, legumes Bone, tooth forma_on, blood cloang, nerve and muscle func_on Impaired growth, loss of bone mass Sodium (Na) Table Salt Acid ­base balance, water balance, nerve func_on Muscle cramps, reduced appe_te Chloride (Cl) Table Salt Acid ­base balance, water balance, nerve func_on Muscle cramps, reduced appe_te Iodine (I) Seafood, dairy products, iodized salt Component of thyroid hormone Goiter All of these minerals are also harmful when consumed in excess American Diet: 20 times too much NaCl- contributes to high bl...
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