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1

we require ____ mg/day of major minerals

> 100 mg/day

2

because minerals cannot be synthesized in a lab, we must ___ for them

mine

3

minerals are absorbed in the ___ state, except for ____ which is absorbed as part of the heme complex before being released

ionic
heme iron

4

most metals have a ___ charge, while nonmetals have a ___

positive
negative

5

we require ___ mg/day of trace minerals, and ____ mg/day of ULTRAtrace

1-100 mg/day

6

absorption of major minerals is enhanced with ___ environment

acid

7

absorption of major minerals is INHIBITED by what three things

phytate (whole grains)
oxalate (spinach, choc, legumes)
tannins (tea, coffee, red wine)

8

HYPERphosphatemia, HYPOmagnesemia, and HYPERnatremia all lead to:

HYPOcalcemia