Minerals

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Degree health and social - unit 7 Mind Map on Minerals, created by alstamp on 05/09/2014.
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Minerals
  1. Iron
    1. essential for heamoglobin production
      1. helps the uptake of oxygen to be transported
        1. Sources
          1. liver
            1. red meat
              1. beans
                1. eggs
                  1. bread
                    1. leafy green vegetables
                    2. Deficiency
                      1. anaemia
                        1. tiredness
                          1. reduced resistance to infection
                            1. reduced haemoglobin production
                              1. oxygen transport is affected
                            2. Calcium
                              1. important for teeth and bones
                                1. needed for muscle contraction
                                  1. needed for nerve transmission
                                    1. required for blood clotting
                                      1. Sources
                                        1. milk
                                          1. cheese
                                            1. leafy green vegetable
                                            2. Deficiency
                                              1. weakened bones - rickets
                                                1. muscle contraction affected
                                                  1. nerve transimission reduced
                                                    1. blood fails to clot
                                                  2. Phosphorus
                                                    1. maintenance of bones and teeth
                                                      1. help maintain cell membrane structure and chemicla reactions
                                                        1. Sources
                                                          1. meat
                                                            1. fish
                                                              1. beans
                                                              2. Deficiency
                                                                1. restricted bone growth
                                                                  1. muscle weakness
                                                                2. Iodine
                                                                  1. involved in the production of thyroid hormones
                                                                    1. Sources
                                                                      1. seafood
                                                                        1. green vegetables
                                                                          1. milk
                                                                          2. Deficiency
                                                                            1. Goitre
                                                                              1. hypothyroidism
                                                                                1. slowed metabolism
                                                                              2. Zinc
                                                                                1. sperm production
                                                                                  1. growth
                                                                                    1. healing wounds
                                                                                      1. blood clotting
                                                                                        1. helps with immune system
                                                                                          1. Sources
                                                                                            1. meat
                                                                                              1. eggs
                                                                                                1. cereals
                                                                                                2. Deficiency
                                                                                                  1. weakened immune system
                                                                                                    1. poor wound healing
                                                                                                      1. failure to grow
                                                                                                        1. sperm production restricted
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