nutrition with ida:    a healthy solution involving celery!

IDA'S NUTRITIOUS LINKS TO NUTRITIOUS TOPICS:

Calcium
Copper
Folic Acid
Iron
Magnesium
B6
Selenium
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Zinc

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SELENIUM

 

Deficiency Statistics:

      The average diet contains 50% of the recommended daily serving.

 

Why you need it:

      It is essential for the composition of certain enzymes and the functioning of various antioxidants.

 

Symptoms of Selenium Deficiency:

      Growth impairment, high cholesterol levels, cancer, pancreatic insufficiency (inability to secrete adequate amounts of digestive enzymes), immune system impairment, liver impairment, male sterility

 

What you need to EAT!
     Meats, especially kidney, liver, and seafoods. Nuts and grains also provide selenium.

 

 

 

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