Most of the diet programs are developed according to the one-way nutrition system. Various problems may occur in the physical structure with substances taken in one direction or in several types. Especially minerals are among the most important factors for a healthy life for the body. mineral deficiency can cause many diseases. Therefore, while dieting, it is recommended to be done under the control of a specialist dietitian.
What are Mineral Deficiency Diseases?
Eating a healthy and balanced diet means benefiting from all vitamins and minerals. As a result of not taking vitamins and minerals at the ideal level, various diseases occur. Mineral deficiency disordersbetween;
- heart rhythm disorder
- nervous system disorders
- Weakness, tiredness
- loss of resistance
- muscle weakness
- excessive weight loss
- skin discoloration
- Hair loss, deformities in nail structure
- Disorders of the bones and skeletal system
- skin dryness
Many such problems and diseases can occur. Therefore, daily mineral and vitamin needs should be met while dieting.
By acting together with the vitamins, minerals help to transport the vitamins to whichever part of the body and cell where the vitamin is needed. Iron and calcium minerals are among the most necessary and important minerals for a healthy life.
The Importance of Minerals in Children
In developmental children mineral need must be fully provided. Growth retardation can cause developmental problems in the musculoskeletal system. All vitamins and minerals should be given in an ideal ratio in order to avoid anemia caused by iron deficiency and developmental disorders caused by calcium deficiency. Minerals should be taken by natural feeding method.
- Anemia; It can cause shortness of breath, nail breakage, hair loss, depression, dryness and cracks in the skin, and sores around the mouth.
- tooth decay
- Tooth and gum ailments
- Stress and irritability
- muscle cramps
Such problems occur in calcium and iron deficiency.
Selenium deficiency increases the risk of cancer. Zinc deficiency causes growth retardation in children of developmental age. Sulfur deficiencyskin problems, magnesium deficiency can cause convulsions in babies.