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deficiency

Biology the absence of a gene or a region of a chromosome normally present
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If there is someone in your area who consistently produces top-quality animals, arrange to visit their operation and question them about their mineral deficiency practices.
"But often, they could be a sign that you are suffering a vitamin or mineral deficiency and simply eating foods which contain the item you are lacking could ease your symptoms," he added.
Most of the 'symptoms' are niggles that'd be great to wipe out with a simple change of diet, yet recent research by Healthspan (healthspan.co.uk) suggests up to six in 10 of us have no idea what health complaints might have a vitamin or mineral deficiency at their root.
However if it is a mineral deficiency, you could try a foliar feed to see if that improves it.
Poor nutrition and insanitary livelihood affect the health of children as mineral deficiency causes malnutrition also called as HIDDEN HUNGER".
"This research adds to other investigative work over the past decade or so that suggests that mineral deficiency can negatively affect brain chemistry and ultimately have consequences for brain functioning," says Dr.
This book sticks to that line, specifically ascribing many common ailments and conditions to mineral deficiency.
Treat a Patient's Mineral Deficiency, and the Taste of Beverages Will Improve.
"Multivitamins have a well-established role in countering vitamin and mineral deficiency, and the PHS II study found that there may also be a modest, protective effect on cancer."
Authors Dr Howard Sesso, from Harvard Medical School, Boston, and colleagues wrote: "Although multivitamins are used to prevent vitamin and mineral deficiency, there is a perception that multivitamins may prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD)."
This specific study should not dissuade the general public from the benefits of addressing a vitamin or mineral deficiency with dietary supplements."