major minerals

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  1. What is the mneumonic for water soluble vit?
    Salty potato chips contain pretty much salt
  2. sodium
    water bal. acid-base, muscle contraction and nutrient absorption
  3. Phosphorus
    • 2ND MOST ABUNDANT
    • 85% is found in bone and teeth
    • metabl of DNA/RNA 
    • muscle contraction
  4. Where is phos. found?
    meat and dairy
  5. Calcium
    • MOST ABUNDANT
    • Thrombin, neuro trans. muscles and nerves bone health
  6. Where is calcium found
    milk, dairy, spinach, soy broccoli
  7. Chlorine
    • maintain electrolyte bal and 
    • osmotic equilibrium

    found in salt NaCl
  8. magnesium
    • bone cell function
    • nerve transmission
    • muscle contraction
    • energy metabolism
  9. Where is magnesium found?
    Grains, nuts beans green leafies
  10. sulfer
    no info given
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