POTASSIUM Functions, Sources and Diseases associated with Potassium

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POTASSIUM Functions, Sources and Diseases associated with Potassium

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Aug 24,2015
Health Care

Potassium is the principal intracellular cat-ion. It is equally important in the extracellular fluid for specific functions. It is one of the main blood minerals called “electrolytes” (the others are sodium and chloride), which means it carries a tiny electrical charge (potential). The blood serum contains about 4-5 mg. (per 100 ml.) of the total

Sodium Functions, Sources and Deficiency symptoms

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Aug 19,2015
Dental Care

About 50% of body sodium is present in the bones, 40% in the extracellular fluid and the remaining 10% in the soft tissues. Sodium helps control blood pressure and regulates the function of muscles and nerves, which is why sodium concentrations are carefully controlled by the body. Without enough sodium in your body, your cellular

Dental Management of the Mentally Handicapped Children

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Aug 18,2015
Child Care,Dental Care

There are many definitions of mental retardation. The most commonly used by all the professionals is the one given by American Association of Mental Retardation. Mental retardation or mental handicap refers to a conditio9n that slows down mental and physical growth. A mentally retarded child is slow or lacking in the development of mental function,

Calcium Functions, sources and deficiency symptoms

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Aug 18,2015
Health Care

Calcium is the most abundant among the minerals in the body. The total content of calcium in an adult man is about 1 to 1.5 kg. As much as 99% of it is present in the bones and teeth. A small fraction of the calcium, found outside the skeletal tissue, performs a wide variety of

Iron Functions, Sources and Deficiency symptoms

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Aug 10,2015
Health Care

The total content of iron in an adult body is 3-5g. About 7o% of this occurs in the red blood cells as a constituent of hemoglobin. At least 5% of body iron is present in myoglobin of muscle. Heme is the most predominant iron containing substance. It is constituent of several proteins/enzymes- hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes,

mushroom health benefits

Top 5 Health Benefits of Mushrooms

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Aug 6,2015
Health Care

Mushrooms, though classified as vegetables in the food world, are not technically plants. They belong to the fungi kingdom and although they are not vegetables, mushrooms provide several important nutrients. One cup of chopped or sliced raw white mushrooms contains 15 calories, 0 grams of fat, 2.2 gm of proteins, 2.3g of carbohydrates including 0.7

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