mineral deficiency

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Noun1.mineral deficiency - lack of a mineral micronutrient that is essential for normal nutrition or metabolismmineral deficiency - lack of a mineral micronutrient that is essential for normal nutrition or metabolism
sideropenia - a deficiency of iron; results from inadequate iron in the diet or from hemorrhage
deficiency, lack, want - the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
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However if it is a mineral deficiency, you could try a foliar feed to see if that improves it.
Treat a Patient's Mineral Deficiency, and the Taste of Beverages Will Improve.
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.
Nails with ridges or spots sometimes indicate a vitamin or mineral deficiency.
Wahab picked up the field of Food Science with reference to mineral deficiency like calcium in human diet which leads to arthritis in humans.
The results of the study showed "significant levels" of vitamin and mineral deficiency during early pregnancy, with 72 per cent of the group being deficient in vitamin D at the beginning of the study.
Beware of cravings that may indicate more than a mineral deficiency - regular sugar and chocolate cravings point to a blood sugar imbalance, not a 'need' for sugar.
Edward Someus, with a Budapest environmental technologies company, explores food crop mineral deficiency and disturbance stress mitigation in temperate climate regions by valorizing agricultural byproducts; the approach is part of the AGROCARBON movement afoot around the world, and of course he recommends his company's product.
Concerned that Rowhope may be suffering a mineral deficiency, the Hindmarshes arranged for a forage analysis.