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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Micronutrients: Nutritional Requirement Applications

Pp. 181-200 (20)

Nicole Eggers, Preston Manwill, Jay Mirtallo and Esperanza J. Carcache de Blanco


Micronutrients are required in minor quantities by the human body, but are important components of human diet. The most important groups of micronutrients include vitamins, minerals, and water. Adequate intake of these micronutrients has been associated with a good diet and good health. Analysis of the use of these micronutrients as part of the diet and the application of the concepts learned in chapter five will be presented and discussed in this chapter.


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.