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Nutritional & Metabolic Diseases

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Nutrition: General Nutrition | Dietary Recommendations | Dietary Supplements | Caffeine | Carbohydrates | Fats | Fiber | Food Additives | Functional Foods | Minerals | Protein | Sugars and Sweeteners | Vitamins | Acid-Base Balance | Water Balance

Nutritional Disease: Malnutrition | Obesity

Metabolic Disease: General Metabolic Disease | Specific Diseases: A-C, D-G, H-L, M-P, R-Z


Minerals

(Jump to: General Information | Calcium | Chloride | Chromium | Copper | Fluoride | Iodine | Iron | Magnesium | Manganese | Molybdenum | Phosphorus | Potassium | Selenium | Sodium | Zinc )

General Information

Minerals:Aetna InteliHealth
Vitamins and Minerals: How to Get What You Need:FamilyDoctor.org
Minerals and Electrolytes, Introduction:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements for Infants:Aetna InteliHealth
Dietary Reference Intakes: Elements Table:Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Minerals:MedlinePlus


Calcium
Overviews
Calcium:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Calcium & Milk:Harvard School of Public Health
Calcium:MedlinePlus
Calcium Supplements
Calcium Supplements: What to Look for:NIAMS
Calcium Deficiency & Excess
Calcium - Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Hypercalcemia:Cleveland Clinic
Hypocalcemia:Cleveland Clinic
Calcium Content of Food
Calcium Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Calcium Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


Chloride
Chloride:Aetna InteliHealth
Sodium chloride (salt), see Sodium


Chromium
Chromium:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements


Copper
Overview
Copper:Aetna InteliHealth
Copper Supplements
Copper in Diet:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Copper Deficiency & Excess
Copper - Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Copper Content of Food
Copper Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Copper Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


Fluoride
Fluoride:Aetna InteliHealth
Fluoride - Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
See also Dental and Oral Health, Fluoride


Iodine
Iodine:Aetna InteliHealth
Iodine:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Iodine - Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition


Iron
Overviews
Iron:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
About Iron:Iron Disorders Institute
Iron Supplements
Iron:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Iron Deficiency & Excess
Iron - Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Anemia, see Blood and Lymphatic Systems, Iron-Deficiency Anemia
Iron Overload Disease, see Metabolic Diseases, Hemochromatosis
Iron Content of Food
Iron Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Iron Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


Magnesium
Overview
Magnesium:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Magnesium Supplements
Magnesium Supplement (Oral Route, Parenteral Route):Micromedex, Mayo Clinic
Magnesium Deficiency & Excess
Magnesium - Hypomagnesemia and Hypermagnesemia:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Magnesium Content of Food
Magnesium Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Magnesium Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


Manganese
Overview
Manganese:Aetna InteliHealth
Manganese Supplements
Manganese Supplement (Oral Route, Parenteral Route):Micromedex, Mayo Clinic
Manganese Content of Food
Manganese Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Manganese Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


Molybdenum
Molybdenum:Aetna InteliHealth


Phosphorus
Overview
Phosphorus:Aetna InteliHealth
Phosphorus Supplements
Phosphates, Phosphorus:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Phosphorus Deficiency & Excess
Phosphate - Hypophosphatemia and Hyperphosphatemia:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Phosphorus Content of Food
Phosphorus Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Phosphorus Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


Potassium
Overview
Potassium:Aetna InteliHealth
Potassium Supplements
Potassium Supplement (Oral Route, Parenteral Route):Micromedex, Mayo Clinic
Potassium Deficiency & Excess
Potassium - Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Hypokalemic and Hyperkalemic Paralysis, see Musculoskeletal System, Muscle Diseases, Periodic Paralysis
Potassium-aggravated Myotonia, see Musculoskeletal System, Muscle Diseases, Myotonia
Potassium Content of Food
Potassium Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Potassium Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


Selenium
General Information
Selenium:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
SELECT Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial:National Cancer Institute
Selenium Supplements
Selenium:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Selenium Deficiency & Excess
Selenium - Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Selenium Content of Food
Selenium Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Selenium Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


Sodium
General Information
Reduce Salt and Sodium in Your Diet:NHLBI
Dietary Sodium:MedlinePlus
Sodium Deficiency & Excess
Sodium - Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Sodium Content of Food
Sodium Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Sodium Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


Zinc
Overview
Zinc:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Zinc Supplements
Zinc Supplement (Oral Route, Parenteral Route):Micromedex, Mayo Clinic
Zinc Deficiency & Excess
Zinc - Deficiency and Excess:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Zinc deficiency, see also Metabolic Diseases, Acrodermatitis Enteropathica
Zinc Content of Food
Zinc Content of Selected Foods (Alphabetical):USDA [PDF]
Zinc Content of Selected Foods (By Nutrient Content):USDA [PDF]


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