Diets and diet therapy: Trace elements

Sornwichate Rattanachaiwong, Pierre Singer

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Here is the review of 13 trace elements that have effects on human health status, namely iron, zinc, iodine, chromium, manganese, copper, selenium, molybdenum, boron, vanadium, silicon, nickel, and arsenic. Their dietary source, absorption, excretion and loss, state of deficiency as well as toxicity in human are summarized in the review.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9780128126882
ISBN (Print)9780128126875
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018


  • Arsenic
  • Boron
  • Chromium
  • Copper
  • Iodine
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Molybdenum
  • Nickel
  • Selenium
  • Silicon
  • Trace elements
  • Vanadium
  • Zinc


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