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Intracellular Function of Essential Nutrients

Nutrient deficiencies may be induced by a variety of conditions, in addition to inadequate intake. With a functional deficiency, a nutrient may be present, but it may not be properly activated, it may not be properly localized, or it may not have sufficient cofactors to function at a normal level of activity. Underlying reasons for a functional nutrient deficiency include inefficiencies or deficiencies in the following: absorption by the gastrointestinal tract transport to the appropriate ti... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, October 7, 2010