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  1. Phosphorous
    · 2nd most abundant mineral in the body

    · Bones, teeth, and soft tissue
  2. ·
    Role of
    Phosphorous in the body
    • ·
    • ATP

    • ·
    • Enzyme support

    • ·
    • DNA and RNA

    • ·
    • Blood buffer
  3. ·
    Phosphorous
    requirements and food sources
    • ·
    • DRI-700 mg/day
  4. ·
    Magnesium
    • ·
    • Macromineral found in the smallest amount in the
    • body

    • ·
    • Bone, soft tissue, blood.
  5. magnesium functins
    • ·
    • Bone, blood, muscle relaxation
  6. ·
    Magnesium
    Deficiency
    • ·
    • Rare

    • ·
    • Can occur: severe diarrhea, vomiting, heavy
    • sweating
  7. magnesium dri
    • ·
    • men 400 mg/day women 320 mg/day
  8. magnesium
    Food
    sources
    • ·
    • Green leafy vegetables, grains, nuts, legumes,
    • whole grain cereals and bread
  9. ·
    Microminerals
    • ·
    • Commonly referred to as trace minerals

    • ·
    • Need less than 100mg/day
  10. ·
    Roles of
    Iron
    • ·
    • Prevention of anemia

    • ·
    • Oxygen delivery

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