Minerals From Plant Foods: Strategies for Maximizing Nutrition / Edition 1 by Carol Meerschaert, Cheryl Sullivan, Carol Meershaert | | 9780880911979 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Minerals From Plant Foods: Strategies for Maximizing Nutrition / Edition 1

Minerals From Plant Foods: Strategies for Maximizing Nutrition / Edition 1

by Carol Meerschaert, Cheryl Sullivan, Carol Meershaert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880911972

ISBN-13: 9780880911979

Pub. Date: 01/01/2003

Publisher: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880911979
Publisher:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Pages:
119
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Acknowledgmentsv
Chapter 1Plant Factors and Mineral Availability1
Phytate1
Polyphenols3
Fiber3
Oxalate3
Vegetarians4
References6
Chapter 2Calcium8
Role of Calcium in the Body8
Role of Calcium in Disease8
Calcium Requirements10
Factors Affecting Calcium Requirements in Selected Populations11
Isoflavones13
Racial Differences in Calcium Metabolism15
Effects of Inadequate Calcium Intake15
Effects of Excessive Calcium Intake16
Daily Calcium Intake17
Measurement of Calcium Status17
Food Sources of Calcium18
Mechanisms of Calcium Absorption21
Factors Affecting Absorption22
Excretion23
Mineral Interactions26
Supplements27
Professional Strategies for Maximizing Calcium Absorption28
Summary28
References28
Chapter 3Iron33
Role of Iron in the Body33
Role of Iron in Disease33
Iron Requirements35
Factors Affecting Iron Requirements in Selected Populations36
Iron Intake and Status38
Measurement of Iron Status39
Food Sources of Iron40
Iron Absorption42
Iron Regulation43
Dietary Factors Affecting Iron Status43
Enhancers of Nonheme Iron Absorption44
Inhibitors of Nonheme Iron Absorption45
Mineral Interactions46
Iron Fortification47
Professional Strategies for Translating Research into Practice48
Summary48
References48
Chapter 4Zinc53
Role of Zinc in the Body53
Role of Zinc in Disease53
Zinc Requirements55
Factors Affecting Zinc Requirements in Selected Populations55
Effects of Inadequate Zinc Intake59
Effects of Excessive Zinc Intake59
Daily Zinc Intake60
Measurement of Zinc Status60
Food Sources of Zinc61
Mechanisms of Zinc Absorption62
Dietary Factors Affecting Absorption62
Excretion63
Mineral Interactions63
Zinc Supplements65
Professional Strategies for Translating Research into Practice65
Summary66
References66
Chapter 5Magnesium69
Role of Magnesium in the Body69
Role of Magnesium in Disease69
Magnesium Requirements71
Factors Affecting Magnesium Requirements in Selected Populations72
Magnesium Intake73
Measurement of Magnesium Status73
Food Sources of Magnesium74
Absorption, Excretion, and Regulation74
Dietary Factors Affecting Magnesium Status76
Mineral Interactions77
Magnesium Supplements77
Professional Strategies for Translating Research into Practice77
Summary78
References78
Chapter 6Copper81
Role of Copper in the Body81
Role of Copper in Disease81
Copper Requirements83
Factors Affecting Copper Requirements in Selected Populations84
Effects of Excessive Copper Intake85
Dietary Copper Intake86
Measurement of Copper Status86
Food Sources of Copper87
Absorption, Excretion, and Regulation88
Dietary Factors Affecting Copper Status88
Mineral Interactions89
Copper Supplements90
Professional Strategies for Translating Research into Practice91
Summary91
References91
Chapter 7Case Studies94
Case Study 1Pregnant Vegan94
Case Study 2Private School Menu99
Case Study 3Food Service Menu100
Reference101
Continuing Professional Education Questions102
Answer Key for Continuing Professional Education Questions116
Certificates of Completion119

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