Micronutrients

Known as: Micronutrient 
Essential dietary elements or organic compounds that are required in only small quantities for normal physiologic processes to occur.
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2008
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2008
Micronutrient malnutrition affects more than half of the world population, particularly in developing countries. Concerted… (More)
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2006
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2006
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Inadequate dietary intakes of vitamins and minerals are widespread, most likely due to excessive consumption of energy-rich… (More)
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2005
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2005
Osteoporosis and low bone mass are currently estimated to be a major public health threat. Adequate nutrition plays a major role… (More)
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2004
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2004
Over three billion people are currently micronutrient (i.e. micronutrient elements and vitamins) malnourished, resulting in… (More)
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2003
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2003
Fetal undernutrition affects large numbers of infants in developing countries, with adverse consequences for their immediate… (More)
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2001
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2001
Potentially damaging species (reactive oxygen, nitrogen and chlorine species) arise as by-products of metabolism and as… (More)
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2001
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2001
Vitamins and minerals, referred to collectively as micronutrients, have important influences on the health of pregnant women and… (More)
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1999
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1999
Micronutrient deficiencies may be common during human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Insufficient dietary intake… (More)
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1999
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1999
The nutritional health and well-being of humans are entirely dependent on plant foods either directly or indirectly when plants… (More)
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1998
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1998
There is growing evidence that micronutrient intake has a significant effect on the toxicity and carcinogenesis caused by various… (More)
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