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  • Minerals
    • Micronutrient
      • Needed in the body in small amounts
    • Calcium
      • Calcium is an important nutrient for strong bones and muscles and prevents blood clots
      • Sources
        • Broccoli
        • Green beans
        • Leeks
        • Celery
        • Avocado
      • Deficiency
        • leads to Osteoporosis when bones become brittle and weak from loss of tissue
        • Rickets
          • From a lack of Vitamin D or Calcium both essential to normal bone development
          • poor growth and soft, weak bones that can lead to bone deformities
    • Iron
      • Sources
        • Beef
        • Pork
        • Liver
        • Nuts
        • Green leafy veg
        • Dried Fruit
      • Supplies your body with oxygen making hemoglobin  in red blood cells
      • Helps brain function
      • Production of energy,the hemogoblin bind to the oxygen going to the cells which break down glucose into energy
      • Deficiency
        • Anemia,dizzy,lethargic,tried


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