Nutrition: An Approach to Good Health and Disease Management

Nutrition: An Approach to Good Health and Disease Management

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This book summarizes key information required for planning and implementing a healthy diet for patients based on sound nutritional concepts. Readers will find information on the background of ...
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Roshamur C. Forestrania, Michelle OgavaIgual and Esperanza J. Carcache de Blanco


The human body is a complex system that requires multiple nutrients to function properly. Most of the micronutrient components are not energy-yielding substances and include vitamins, minerals, and water. This chapter focuses on studying the importance of these micronutrients as key components in a balanced and healthy diet. They are indispensable in good health and the human body uses them to perform its functions.


Biotin, calcium, copper, cyanocobalamin, folate, hydrosoluble vitamins, iodide, iron, liposoluble vitamins, macrominerals, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, niacin, pantothenic acid, potassium, riboflavin, sodium, thiamine, trace minerals, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, water, water, zinc.


College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.