Micronutrients

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts is a cultivated Brassica in which the marketable parts of the plant are the swollen axillary buds known as “sprouts” or “buttons.” It is part of the family of cruciferous vegetables and generally classified as Brassica oleracea (Brassicaceae family, previously called the Cruciferae). The origin of this plant remains obscure and has been

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Iron

Worldwide, dietary iron deficiency is considered to be the most common nutritional problem. Essential for life, iron is a component of haemoglobin, the red pigment in blood that transports oxygen from the lungs to all part of the body to cells and removes the waste product carbon dioxide; the body also needs iron to make

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Zinc

Zinc, a dietary essential trace element, is primarily an intracellular metal involved in numerous metabolic processes, i.e., as a catalyst, structural element, or regulatory ion. Zinc is involved in the major metabolic pathways contributing to the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, energy, nucleic acids and lipids. Needed for enzyme activities, essential for the body’s normal function

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