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Calcium

Growth, strong teeth and bones, helps blood clot blood.

Bones dont reach peak bone mass

Blood wont clot

nerves and muscles wont work properly

Milk, youghurt, whole grain cerials

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Iron

Helps produce haemoglobin in RBC, womans need exrtra due to menstral cycle and baby.

Anaemia- tiredness, weakness

Red meat, dark green leafy veg, added to bread by law

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Sodium

Controls amount of water in body, helps body use energy, helps control nerves and mucsels

muscle cramps, eat to much- high blood pressure, kidney damage.

salt, bacon, ready meals , stock

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Fluoride and iodine

Fluroide- strengthens enamel of teeth, teeth may get holes if not eaten, sea water fish, added to tooth paste.

Iodine- Makes throyid hormones which control metabolic rate- weight gain, tiredness.sea foods, milk, 

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Fluoride and iodine

Fluroide- strengthens enamel of teeth, teeth may get holes if not eaten, sea water fish, added to tooth paste.

Iodine- Makes throyid hormones which control metabolic rate- weight gain, tiredness.sea foods, milk, 

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Water

Found in cells and tissues, used for chemical reactions,removes waste products from body,keeps skin moist.

Deficiency- Hypothalamus in brain makes us feel thirsty, lack of water- headache, wakness, rapid heart beat, overheating,

Excess-Water intoxication, blood too diluted, brain swells leading to headache, nausia etc

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Fibre

Helps body get rid of solidwaste, ensures testines are healthy and work well, helps redfuce amount of chloestral in the blood

Deficiency-constipation, diverticular disease

Found in- cellulose stems, leaves, leaf wholegrain serials and pectin fruits e.g plums.

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