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Micronutrient Deficiencies

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Micronutrient Deficiencies

  1. 1. Micronutrient Deficiencies By: Lucas Bushong
  2. 2. <ul><li>Micronutrient Deficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Leading Micronutrient Deficiencies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamin A, Iron, Iodine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical Discussion </li></ul>Overview
  3. 3. What is a Micronutrient Deficiency <ul><li>Lack sufficient amounts of Micronutrients </li></ul><ul><li>Lead to severe health problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blindness, Poor mental health, Increased in diseases and infections </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Vitamin A www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Retinol
  5. 5. Vitamin A http://eyepathologist.com/images/KL18256.jpg
  6. 6. Iodine
  7. 7. Iodine http://www.voanews.com/english/images/emory_edu_goiter_Iodine_Deficiency_Disorder_195_eng_11may06_0.jpg
  8. 8. Iron http://www.fao.org/docrep/W0078E/P300.jpg
  9. 9. Sources <ul><li>&quot;Interventions for Micronutrient Deficiency Control in Developing Countries: Past, Present and Future.&quot; The American Society for Nutritional Sciences Nov 2003 Web.11 Sep 2009. <http://jn.nutrition.org/cgi/content/full/133/11/3875S>. </li></ul><ul><li>Leathers, Howard, and Phillips Foster. The World Food Problem; Toward Ending Undernutrition in the Third World . 4. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publisher, Inc., 2000. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Micronutrient Deficiency;Vitamin A.&quot; World Health Organizanion (2009): n. pag. Web. 9 Oct 2009. <http://www.who.int/nutrition/topics/vad/en/index.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Special Issue on Improving Human Nutrition Through Agriculture.&quot; Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2000 Web.11 Sep 2009. <http://www.unu.edu/unupress/food/fnb21-4.pdf#page=10>. </li></ul>

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