macroelement

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macroelement

[¦mak·rō′el·ə·mənt]
(industrial engineering)
An element of a work cycle whose time span is long enough to be observed and measured with a stopwatch.
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Another newly identified gene area raises important questions about how a lack of selenium--a common dietary mineral found in some nuts, certain green vegetables, liver and other meats--might affect preterm birth risk.
Magnesium Glycinate is an essential dietary mineral reacted with an amino acid.
Along with potassium, magnesium is arguably the hottest up-and-coming dietary mineral, recognized for its many health benefits, which continue to be elucidated, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts, Rockville, MD.
Next several chapters discuss regulatory frameworks regarding dietary mineral occurrence, trace and toxic elements, and variation of mineral composition based on source geography and food processing.
Joel Wallach, Epigenetics contends that many diseases currently considered genetic in nature, such as Huntington's disease, Tourette's syndrome, and cystic fibrosis, are actually a result of dietary mineral deficiencies.
From the present study it can be concluded that rise in serum levels of calcium and phosphorus at parturition and 1 week later of post parturient period after given pre-partum dietary mineral supplementation.
Additionally, there were no deaths whatsoever from any amino acid, herb, or dietary mineral supplement.
According to test results from the laboratory concerned, levels of 20 +/- 7; 19 +/- 6; 19 +/- 6; 25 +/- 8 mg/kg were found in the dietary mineral samples.
According to the most recent statistics available from the US National Poison Data System, there was not even one death caused by a vitamin or dietary mineral in 2007.
Bioavailable livestock mineral requirements will usually be lower values than requirements for total dietary mineral intake.
Yet as a dietary mineral, iron is essential for growth, development, and performance of daily tasks.
of the department of gastroenterology at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, first reported that zinc, the dietary mineral, can speed healing of gastric ulcers even in patients who show no signs of a zinc deficiency.