Minerals Part 3

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Minerals Part 3
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2014-05-06 12:32:49
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  1. Magnesium Deficiency
    weakness, fatigue, numbness/tingling (nerve deterioration)
  2. Magnesium Toxicity
    rare, GI (Diarrhea) from excess supplements
  3. Potassium Function
    electrolyte, CHO/protein metabolism, heart function, pH of blood
  4. Potassium sources
    vegetables: leafy greens, potatoes; apricots, squash, bananas, oranges, and some fish
  5. Potassium deficiency
    • muscle cramping/weakness
    • cardiac arrhymias
  6. Potassium toxicity
    • GI upset
    • cardiac problems
  7. Zinc Function
    growth, skin health, sense of taste/smell, immune function
  8. Zinc Sources
    • oysters
    • meats
    • nuts
    • fortified cereals
    • some plant based foods (depends on soil content)
  9. Zinc Deficiency
    • slowed growth
    • impaired immunity
  10. Zinc Toxicity
    • GI problems (N/V)
    • altered sense of taste and smell
  11. Fluoride Function
    • prevention of cavities
    • teeth/bone health
  12. Fluoride Sources
    • tea
    • seafood
    • treated water
    • toothpaste
  13. Fluoride Deficiency
    • poor dental
    • bone problems
  14. Fluoride toxicity
    • rare
    • teeth staining
    • GI upset

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