Vitamins and Minerals for a Healthy Body

Vitamins and Minerals for a Healthy Body

by Angela Royston

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432921958
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date: 03/28/2009
Series: Body Needs Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.88(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Angela Royston has written many books for young people, including books about people at work, animals, health and the environment.

Table of Contents

Fueling the body machine — Small quantities — What are vitamins? — What are minerals? — Digesting vitamins and minerals — Absorbing vitamins and minerals — How the body uses vitamins — Using B vitamins and vitamin C — Using vitamins D, E, and K — How the body uses minerals — Minerals in body fluids — Minerals in enzymes — Too much of a good thing — Too much salt and other minerals — Deficiency diseases — Other vitamin deficiencies — Healthy eating — Special requirements — Nutritional information.

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