Nutrition Mineral Phosphorus & Electrolytes

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Nutrition Mineral Phosphorus & Electrolytes
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2012-07-24 05:33:15
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Nutrition Mineral Phosphorus & Electrolytes
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  1. Where is phosphorus mostly contained
    teeth & bones
  2. What are the functions of phosphorus
    • Energy transfer
    • Part of RNA/DNA
    • Acid-base balance buffer
    • Component of phospholipids
  3. What is the RDA for phosphorus
    700mg
  4. What are good sources of phosphorus
    • Dairy
    • Eggs
    • Meat
    • Fish
    • Poultry
    • Cereal grains
    • Dark soda
  5. What do high levels of phosphorus cause
    calcium excreation from the body because the phosphorus binds with the calcium
  6. What are minerals that carry an electrical charges or ions when dissolved in water
    electrolytes
  7. Positively charged ions are called
    cations
  8. Negative charged ions are called
    anions
  9. Why are electrolytes required
    regualtion of fluid balance and muscle action to keep serum neutral

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