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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DIETARY MODULATION OF OBESITY-RELATED CANCER BY SELENIUM Title: Geological impacts on nutrition

item Combs, Gerald

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: August 6, 2012
Publication Date: September 26, 2013
Citation: Combs, G.F. 2013. Geological impacts on nutrition. Selinus O., editor. Essentials of Medical Geology Revised Edition. Springer Science+Business Media Dordecht., p. 179-194.

Technical Abstract: This chapter reviews the nutritional roles of mineral elements, as part of a volume on health implications of geology. The chapter addresses the absorption and post-absorptive utilization of the nutritionally essential minerals, including their physiological functions and quantitative requirements. It also addresses the actions of other mineral elements that have been shown to be biologically active.

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