dietary mineral

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dietary mineral

Minerals required for optimal functioning of the body; dietary requirements for minerals range from molar to trace amounts/day; some–eg, nickel, tin, and vanadium, may be required by some plants or animals, but are not known to have a role in humans
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It was below daily recommendations for macro-mineral such as Calcium and Magnesium and above for micro-mineral Iron and Zinc.
The macro-mineral content (Ca, Mg, K, and Na) present in propolis samples estimated based on the location (Botucatu region), season, and the method of propolis collection are presented in Table 1.
During processing, table salt and processed sea salt lose their trace and macro-mineral content.
Sarkar (2002) Therapeutic efficacy of minerals supplement in macro-mineral deficient buffaloes and its effect on haematobiochemical profile and production.
Since macro-mineral dosing can be quite high, gummies and chews, for example, can provide the consumer with a more pleasant means of ensuring an adequate dose.
Among different macro-mineral, calcium play a very important role in various metabolic processes in both animals and forage plants.
Evaluation of the macro-mineral and crude protein status of cattle in specific regions in Guatemala.
Macro-mineral concentrations are expressed as mmole/kg dry matter, and trace minerals, except for Mn (mmole/kg dry matter), as mg/kg dry matter.
Apart from containing vital protein, it also is packed with essential amino acids and contains other vital nutrients such as B-vitamins, macro-minerals such as calcium, and trace elements like iron.
Critical macro-minerals include phosphorus, calcium and magnesium; while important micro-minerals include selenium, copper and zinc.
Addition of increased level of these minerals also interfered with absorption of other macro-minerals and micro-minerals.
Their breeders of both stars had used TRM's Calphormin, a pelleted product containing a balanced combination of macro-minerals, trace minerals and amino acids, given to mares in the latter stages of pregnancy and the young growing horse after weaning.