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Mineral deficiency

Mineral deficiency: Introduction

The body needs various minerals for health. Inadequate diet can lead to mineral deficiency, or at least to insufficient minerals. Some of the more common deficiencies are iron deficiency, iodine deficiency, and calcium deficiency. Iron is needed by the blood and iron deficiency leads to anemia and various other symptoms. Iodine deficiency leads to goitre, but is less common in industrialized nations due to the addition of iodine to table salt. The body needs calcium for bones and other purposes. Calcium deficiency or at least an inadequate intake of calcium can be implicated in osteoporosis and other diseases. ...more »

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Lack of a mineral micronutrient that is essential for normal nutrition or metabolism - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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