Nutrient Deficiency

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Iron deficiency restrains marine microbes - Science Daily

Fri, 2017-05-19 14:58

Iron deficiency restrains marine microbes
Science Daily
Microbes can get to these hidden nutrients by recycling the dead matter with the help of enzymes. As a result, nutrients, such as phosphorus, can be made available again. But enzymes require trace elements such as iron to function, as the biologist ...

How Do Scientists Know Which Vitamins Are Found In Different Foods? - Forbes

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:13

Forbes

How Do Scientists Know Which Vitamins Are Found In Different Foods?
Forbes
If you are asking how scientists measure which chemical substances in foods are vitamins (or essential nutrients), they have to determine that there is a "deficiency" state caused by withdrawing the chemical in question, and that restoring the nutrient ...

We should 'shift from measuring food intake to measuring nutritional status,' argues expert - FoodNavigator-USA.com

Fri, 2017-05-19 08:39

FoodNavigator-USA.com

We should 'shift from measuring food intake to measuring nutritional status,' argues expert
FoodNavigator-USA.com
But is McBurney – who works for a leading supplier of vitamins and other nutritional ingredients - just giving us a license to ignore MyPlate, eat a lousy diet, test our blood for nutrient deficiencies and pop pills instead of changing our lifestyles ...

Food fortification: A must for women, children's health - Graphic Online

Fri, 2017-05-19 06:07

Graphic Online

Food fortification: A must for women, children's health
Graphic Online
micro-nutrient deficiencies, according to the World Health Report 2002, account for about 7.3 per cent of the global burden of disease, with iron and Vitamin A deficiency ranking among the 15 leading causes of the global disease burden. Micro-nutrients ...

Iron deficiency restrains marine microbes - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 2017-05-19 03:02

Iron deficiency restrains marine microbes
EurekAlert (press release)
Between the key nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus, nitrogen is primarily seen as the main limiting factor for the growth of algae in the ocean. The additional supply of nitrogen into the world's oceans by human activities, however, could change this ...

Food fortification is a gift to all mothers | The Standard - Evewoman - The Standard

Fri, 2017-05-19 03:02

The Standard

Food fortification is a gift to all mothers | The Standard - Evewoman
The Standard
A mother's first role to her child is nourishment. As a baby grows in the womb, a woman involuntarily yet naturally changes into a feeding chamber; her body ...

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Humpback pigs teach vitamin D deficiency lessons - National Hog Farmer

Thu, 2017-05-18 13:20

National Hog Farmer

Humpback pigs teach vitamin D deficiency lessons
National Hog Farmer
While vitamin D, calcium and phosphorus are highlighted in this research, it is important to note that zinc is another nutrient that's known to interact with calcium and phosphorus in swine diets. Results from this vitamin D research illustrate the ...

When It Comes to Vitamin Supplements, More Isn't Always Better - http://hamodia.com

Wed, 2017-05-17 20:57

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When It Comes to Vitamin Supplements, More Isn't Always Better
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(The Washington Post) - The immensely profitable vitamin industry depends on consumers believing that more is better. Although supplements are beneficial for people with nutrient deficiencies, there's little utility in pills, injections and intravenous ...

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New research highlights vitamin D deficiencies - Tasmania Examiner

Wed, 2017-05-17 14:41

Tasmania Examiner

New research highlights vitamin D deficiencies
Tasmania Examiner
Dietitians were encouraging people to enjoy safe sun exposure along with a healthy dose of nutrient-rich foods containing vitamin D. Researcher Rachel Cheang said vitamin D deficiency was highest in Victoria, at 31.1 per cent, the ACT at 28.5 per cent ...

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The Natural Way: Effects of prescribed drugs - Lovely County Citizen

Wed, 2017-05-17 10:18

The Natural Way: Effects of prescribed drugs
Lovely County Citizen
You can find how your particular drug(s) interfere with your healthy nutrient load easily. I simply do an internet search for “drug name nutrient deficiency.” I use the conservative sites like WebMD first, but look at others. Your pharmacist can be ...

Food Systems Are Failing To Drive Improvements In Nutrition – Report - Leadership Newspapers

Tue, 2017-05-16 21:55

Leadership Newspapers

Food Systems Are Failing To Drive Improvements In Nutrition – Report
Leadership Newspapers
“We also see that there is quite high level of anemia, another micro nutrient deficiency, estimated at 49 per cent of reproductive age is anemic. This is a big burden for them and again it comes down to having access and being able to afford healthy foods”

ISU plant clinic identifies pests, problems - Wallace's Farmer

Tue, 2017-05-16 00:40

Wallace's Farmer

ISU plant clinic identifies pests, problems
Wallace's Farmer
Does it have a disease, or do those symptoms indicate a nutrient deficiency? The place to get correct answers to these questions and more is the Iowa State University Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic at Ames. It is now simpler for Iowans to submit ...

Wdowik nutrition column: Recognize and treat iron deficiency - Colorado State News

Mon, 2017-05-15 15:00

Wdowik nutrition column: Recognize and treat iron deficiency
Colorado State News
If you often feel tired or run down despite getting adequate sleep, it's time to consider the possibility of iron deficiency. Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in the world, and one that is fairly easy to diagnose and ...

Zinc: Diarrhoea treatment in piglets and… children - Pig Progress (registration) (blog)

Mon, 2017-05-15 06:56

Pig Progress (registration) (blog)

Zinc: Diarrhoea treatment in piglets and… children
Pig Progress (registration) (blog)
Is zinc oxide really acting as a medicine in that context? Should we go back to look at it from a nutritional point of view? And most important, will the CVMP cause a severe nutrient deficiency in piglets by not allowing the use of high levels of zinc ...

Vegan diet: Why it should be taken with caution - The New Times

Sun, 2017-05-14 23:26

The New Times

Vegan diet: Why it should be taken with caution
The New Times
“Plant-based sources tend to be low in saturated fat, a component of the brain and a macronutrient vital for human health. But B12 is just one of them; there are other lesser known nutrients that are only found in animal foods and are critical for ...

When it comes to vitamin supplements, more isn't always better - Toronto Star

Sun, 2017-05-14 16:04

Toronto Star

When it comes to vitamin supplements, more isn't always better
Toronto Star
Although supplements are beneficial for people with nutrient deficiencies, there's little utility in pills, injections and intravenous drips if you already get enough vitamins from your diet. The excess may simply be a waste of money, but it can also ...

Bob Beyfuss: On Mother's Day, enjoy the truly spectacular flowering season - The Daily Freeman

Sun, 2017-05-14 04:21

The Daily Freeman

Bob Beyfuss: On Mother's Day, enjoy the truly spectacular flowering season
The Daily Freeman
Those of you who have already transplanted vegetables into the garden may be noticing a distinct purple color on some of the plants, especially tomatoes. This often indicates a nutrient deficiency (magnesium) but in this case, there is no deficiency in ...

Edging and mulching ornamental beds can suppress weeds - New Jersey Herald

Sat, 2017-05-13 22:12

Edging and mulching ornamental beds can suppress weeds
New Jersey Herald
The tree will show signs of nutrient deficiency, yellowing of the leaves, fewer and smaller leaves, and general overall health decline. It can take many years before the entire tree is compromised. This is especially true in heavier clay soils. The ...

Nurturing Mother Nature before Mother's Day - The Register Star

Fri, 2017-05-12 22:24

Nurturing Mother Nature before Mother's Day
The Register Star
Those of you who have already transplanted vegetables into the garden may be noticing a distinct, purple color on some of the plants, especially tomatoes. This often indicates a nutrient deficiency (magnesium), but in this case, there is no deficiency ...

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Do you need extra vitamins? | The Brattleboro Reformer | Brattleboro ... - Brattleboro Reformer

Fri, 2017-05-12 12:22

Brattleboro Reformer

Do you need extra vitamins? | The Brattleboro Reformer | Brattleboro ...
Brattleboro Reformer
We need about 600 to 800 international units (IU) of Vitamin D per day, depending on age, but it is being taken in excess because it's said to boost immunity and ...

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