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  • Test Show Iron Stores Of 150
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    The first nutritional "fact" most Americans learn is that iron builds strong and healthy bodies. 1 The beef lobby, cereal manufacturers, bread makers, and drug companies have bombarded the public with iron being the cure-all for fatigue and "iron-poor blood". People have been mislead by drug companies pushing iron supplements and by old-fashioned ideas about iron, the magical nutrient of strength. Even the cartoons of the past pushed iron as the secret ingredient in Popeye's spinach. Television ...
  • Their Hfe Gene Copies And A Mutation
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    Genetic is a disorder, which causes iron build up over time. Usually an adult has about 4 grams of iron in their body but with this disorder the amount of iron in the body is much higher, with the total amount of iron in the body reaching up to 20 to 40 grams if untreated. In Australia, affects 1 in 200-300 people but it is most common in Australians whose ancestry is from Northern Europe or the United Kingdom. If is left untreated, it leads to conditions such as: SS Cirrhosis of the liver Cardi...
  • Atomic Number Of Iron
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    Iron comes from the Latin word ferrum. From ferrum its symbol became Fe. The atomic number of iron is 26, and its atomic weight is 55.845. Iron is a magnetic, bendable, shiny white metallic element. Pure iron has a hardness that ranges from 4 to 5. It is soft and ductile. Iron can be easily magnetized at ordinary temperatures and at 790 C the magnetic property disappears. Pure iron melts at about 1535 C, boils at 2750 C, and has a specific gravity of 7.86. Chemically, iron is an active metal. Wh...
  • Cause Iron Deficiency Anemia
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    A LOOK AT ANEMIA RELATED TO NUTRITIONAL ISSUES by STEPHANIE DEEP HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH METHODS HSA 4700 NOVEMBER 29, 1999 TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION... 1 REVIEW OF LITERATURE... METHODOLOGY... PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA... CONCLUSION... Works Cited... APPENDIX A... APPENDIX B... INTRODUCTION "Anemia can be defined as a decrease in the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood caused by low hemoglobin concentration" ("A Practical Guide", 1). "Cells in the body require oxygen to fully ut...
  • Important Mineral
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    Minerals Minerals are required to build soft and hard body tissue. Without then we wouldn't exist. They also help out with the nervous system the contraction of mussels and help the blood flow properly. Minerals are classified into 2 major groups. The major elements such as calcium, magnesium, iron, iodine etc. Then the trace elements such as copper, manganese fluorine and zinc. Once of the most important is calcium. Calcium is used to build up your bones. It also helps to keep your teeth strong...
  • Serum Iron Causes Cad
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    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) has afflicted man throughout history. Diet and hereditary factors obviously are the key components in developing this condition. Foods high in cholesterol and saturated fats are often implicated in hastening or aggravating heart disease. Many disease states such as diabetes and hypertension have also been shown to increase a persons chances for CAD. Heart disease usually affects persons over age 60, but can be seen in people who are much younger for various reasons....
  • Cure To Iron Deficiency Anemia
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    Disease Related to Nutrition Paper The purpose of this paper is to define the disease called Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA). In this paper I will discuss the disease effect and their actions. The casual factors, the populations are susceptible to this disease. The role of diet used in the prevention, the diet used in the management of the disease, and if there is a cure for this disease will diet be a part of this cure. Iron Deficiency Anemia (also called IDA) is a condition where a person has ina...

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