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Understanding nutrition matching vit minerals

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If you are deficient in this mineral, you will become anemic. Iron
This mineral makes your bones and teeth healthy. Fluoride
This mineral can be found in iodized salt, seafood and bread. Iodine
This mineral is associated with making genetic material, transporting vitamin A and making sperm. Zinc
If you have too much of this mineral you will have a loss of appetite and impaired immunity. Zinc
If you do not get enough of this mineral it will increase your chances of having heart disease. Selenium
If you receive toxic doses of this mineral you could suffer from liver damage. Copper
This mineral regulates growth, development and metabolic rate by its involvement with thyroid hormones. Iodine
If you become deficient in this mineral you could suffer from muscle cramps, mental apathy and loss of appetite. Sodium
You can get high amounts of this mineral in milk and milk products, sardines and certain green vegetables. Calcium
This important mineral is part of every cell and helps to maintain acid-base balance. Phosphorus
If your body has toxic levels of this mineral, you will become constipated and suffer from kidney disfunction. Calcium
This mineral stabilizes the shape of your proteins. Sulfate
If you are deficient in this mineral, you will develop a simple goiter. Iodine
If you obtain toxic levels of this mineral, you will begin vomiting. Chloride
If you take supplements of this mineral in high doses, you could suffer from diarrhea, alkalosis and dehydration. Magnesium
A child who does not get enough of this mineral may have stunted growth. Calcium
This mineral maintains normal fluid and electrolyte balance and maintains cell integrity. Potassium
This mineral is necessary for the absorption and use of iron. Copper
If you obtain toxic levels of this mineral, you could develop kidney stones. Phosphorus
If you are given this mineral through an injection in the vein, it will stop your heart. Potassium
If you are deficient in this vitamin as a child, you could develop rickets. Vitamin D
This vitamin promotes vision, synthesizes proteins and supports reproduction and growth. Vitamin A
You can synthesize this vitamin from the sun and cholesterol. Vitamin D
This vitamin is a very important antioxidant and defends against free radicals. Vitamin E
If you receive high doses of this vitamin, it may interfere with the blood clotting action of Vitamin K and cause hemorrhaging. Vitamin E
If you receive too much of this mineral, you may develop high blood pressure. Sodium
If you don’t have enough of this mineral, you may develop diabetes-like symptoms. Chromium
If you do not get enough of this mineral, you may suffer from tooth decay. Fluoride
If you do not get enough of this mineral, you will become weak and confused. Magnesium
This vitamin can be found in wheat germ and vegetable oils. Vitamin E
This vitamin is critical in the clotting of blood. Vitamin K
This vitamin can be found in dark leafy greens and fruits and vegetables that are yellow or deep orange. Vitamin A
A lack of this mineral may cause an irregular heartbeat, muscle weakness and glucose intolerance. Potassium
This mineral carries oxygen in the blood. Iron
If you do not get enough of this mineral it may cause hair loss and delayed sexual maturation. Zinc
As an adult, if you do not receive enough of this vitamin, you may develop osteomalcia or osteoporosis. Vitamin D
Infants are given a dose of this vitamin after they are born to prevent hemorrhagic disease. Vitamin K
A disorder called hemochromatosis is caused when the body is unable to prevent unneeded amounts of this mineral in the diet from being absorbed. Iron
If you are deficient in this mineral during pregnancy it will cause irreversible mental and physical retardation known as cretinism. Iodine
This vitamin helps to make the calcium-binding protein needed for calcium absorption. Vitamin D
If you receive too much of this mineral, you may lose your hair and nails and develop a skin rash. Selenium
This mineral maintains normal fluid and electrolyte balance and promotes proper digestion. Chloride
Created by: hkrawietz