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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If you suspect a mineral deficiency may be causing a problem, if nothing more than your livestock don't seem to do as well as others in the area, there are several ways to proceed:
Livestock master trainer Dr Mumtaz Ali and animal dairy expert Dr Aijaz Ahmed Kumbhar jointly briefed the audience saying that MMBs which were supplementary diet could fulfil mineral deficiency and maintain balance ration of livestock including protein, energy and minerals.
Magnesium is another tremendously important mineral, and magnesium deficiency is the most common mineral deficiency in the United States.
Medical Nutritionist Dr Sarah Brewer says, 'When you're having to cancel social plans or things you really enjoy doing simply to catch up on sleep or recharge your batteries, it may be down to something as simple as a vitamin or mineral deficiency.
In Pakistan there is a severe vitamin and mineral deficiency problem.
He said that children can be given ORS to treat their dehydration and mineral deficiency while the adults should drink
The research, which was conducted by Healthspan, analysed 2,000 people and revealed every day symptoms show if one has a vitamin or mineral deficiency.
The solution is simple: at least one handful each of cooked leafy, root and other vegetables, two handful of fruit salad and two spoons of mixed herbal chutney along with your two main meals per day will solve the vitamins and mineral deficiency among the human population.
The indiscriminate feeding habits and mineral deficiency make them susceptible to inadvertent ingestion of foreign materials (Ramprabhu et al., 2003).
EVERYDAY symptoms like cracked lips, headaches, dandruff and bad breath, could just be one of those things - or they might be signs of a vitamin or mineral deficiency.
This is a mineral deficiency --and it can have a profound impact on your ability to control your diabetes.