Mineral Fluoride, Iodine, Zinc

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Mineral Fluoride, Iodine, Zinc
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2012-07-20 11:39:55
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Mineral Fluoride, Iodine, Zinc
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  1. What does fluoride do
    • increase resistance to tooth decay
    • helps form teeth
  2. What is the AI for fluoride
    • Men= 4mg
    • Women=3mg
  3. What are good sources of fluoride
    • Fortified water
    • tea
    • seafood
    • seaweed
    • toothpaste
  4. What occurs if we are fluoride deficient
    increase tooth decay risk
  5. What is iodine necessary for
    formation of thyroid hormone
  6. What is the RDA for iodine
    150mcg
  7. What are good sources of iodine
    • iodized salt
    • seafood
    • dairy
    • eggs
  8. What happens if a person doesn't have enough iodine
    • goiter
    • symptoms of hpothyroism
  9. What happens if a person has too much iodine
    goiter called thyrotoxicosis
  10. What is the UL for iodine
    1100mcg
  11. What is the function of zinc
    • Affects growth processes
    • Taste & smell ability
    • Healing ability
    • Immune system
    • CHO metabolsim
  12. What is the RDA for zinc
    • men= 11mg
    • women= 8 mg
  13. What are good sources of zinc
    • Meat
    • Fish
    • Polutry
    • Whole grains
    • Legumes
    • Eggs
  14. What happens if a person is deficient in zinc
    • impaired growth
    • reduced appetite
    • impaired wound healing

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