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Chapter 8: Water and minerals

Water

Fluid balance

Functions of water

Are you drinking enough???

Water content of foods

What drives thirst?

Water safety

Toxicity of water?

Minerals

Bioavailability of minerals

Mineral Interactions

Mineral Toxicities

The Major Minerals

Sodium

Too much sodium (salt)?

"Salt sensitive"

Could you become deficient in sodium?

Potassium

Could you become deficient in potassium?

Chloride

 

 

 

 

Calcium

Decrease absorption of calcium

Functions of calcium

Food sources of calcium

Calcium, the most popular supplement

Phosphorus

Food sources of phosphorus

Who is at risk for deficiency?

Magnesium

Food sources of magnesium

 

 

Too much or too little magnesium

Sulfur

The Trace Minerals

Iron

Absorption of iron

Functions of iron

Food sources of iron

Toxicity of iron

Zinc

Functions of zinc

Deficiency of zinc

Food sources of zinc

Who is at risk for zinc deficiency?

Toxicity of zinc

Copper

Functions of copper

Food sources of copper

Deficiency of copper

Selenium

Food sources of selenium

Toxicity of selenium

Iodide

Food sources of iodide

Toxicity of iodide

Fluoride

"Food" sources of fluoride

Toxicity of fluoride

 

 

Chromium

Food sources of chromium

Maganese

Molybdenum

Other minerals