Mineral Essay Examples



Mineral intake recommended per day is calculated based on a 2000 calorie intake. Day one Calcium intake is 623.8 mg which is low for the recommended 1000 mg for 2000 calories and especially low for 4257 total calorie intake. Copper is at 2.1 which is half the required amount for 4000 kcal. Iron is 44.0 mg, Magnesium at 350.5 mg, Manganese at 8.2 mg, Phosphorus at 882.6 mg which is not half of the required amount of calories above 4000. Potassium is at 2045.3 mg while the required amount is 3500 mg per 2000 calories. Selenium is at 57.1 and zinc at 15.0 mg. Sodium is at 5395.8 mg which is not bad for a calorie intake above 4000. The total protein intake on day one is 109.1 g. The DRI recommendation...

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