eBook Let's Find Out! Good Health: What Are Minerals?, 1st Edition

  • Corona Brezina
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  • ISBN-10: 1538303051
  • ISBN-13: 9781538303054
  • DDC: 613.2
  • Grade Level Range: 1st Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released July 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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About

Overview

Minerals are simple inorganic elements such as calcium and iron, which are essential components of a healthy diet. Minerals perform many functions, from serving as components of organs to helping regulate metabolism. Adequate mineral intake is particularly important for children's growth and development. This book explains how a range of key minerals are important to health. Young readers will learn about properties and appropriate amounts of various minerals as well as how they can be included in a nutritious, delicious diet.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Introducing Minerals.
2: Minerals and the Human Body.
3: Minerals and Diet.
4: Calcium.
5: Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Sulfur.
6: Sodium, Potassium, and Chloride.
7: Iron.
8: Other Trace Minerals.
9: Not Enough Minerals.
10: Mineral Supplements.
11: Too Many Minerals.
Glossary.
For More Information.
Index.