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What is the association of energy and vitamins & minerals?
There are no calories/energy in vitamins & minerals.
What is the effect of cooking, storing, and processing of vitamins?
Frozen foods are okay, boiling the foods is not as good
What is the association of Vitamin A and a particular color?
Turns the skin color orange if there is too much intake
Association between women and iron in the diet
Plant and supplement sources are well regulated in the body, but animal sources are not
What types of diets need to be more careful about supplementing vitamins and minerals?
Low calorie diets
What are some sources of minerals?
Plant sources, animal products, supplements, and drinking water, but especially dairy, dark greens, and fortified orange juice
What type of disease is commonly found in elderly women, thin runners, gymnasts, and amenorrheic athletes?
How much calcium should men intake in a day and what can too high of levels lead to?
1000 mg/day, prostate cancer
As water moves during freezing and thawing, so do water soluble minerals (keeps food frozen)
Food Irradiation & Cold Sterilization
Have the same process of blanching vegetables, but don't use heat, but instead chemicals, electricity, and UV rays
How does the body generally lose fluids?
Through perspiration, urination, defecation, and respiration
What is an example of mineral interaction?
When there is an excess of one mineral in the body, it depletes another; Mn aggravates Fe deficit, Fe deficiency leads to Pb uptake, vitamin C enhances Fe uptake
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