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Trace elements in human nutrition and health.
Title:
Trace elements in human nutrition and health.
Author:
World Health Organization.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

International Atomic Energy Agency.

World Health Organization, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, International Atomic Energy Agency.
ISBN:
9789241561730
Publication Information:
Geneva : World Health Organization, 1996.
Physical Description:
xviii, 343 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
General Note:
"Prepared in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency"--Cover.
Contents:
Introduction -- Trace-element requirements and safe ranges of population mean intakes -- Trace-element bioavailability and interactions --Iodine -- Zinc -- Selenium -- Copper -- Molybdenum -- Chromium -- Manganese -- Silicon -- Nickel -- Boron -- Vanadium -- Fluoride -- Lead, cadmium and mercury -- Arsenic -- Aluminum -- Lithium -- Tin -- Analytical methodology -- Assessment of dietary intakes of trace elements -- Detection and anticipation of the risks of development of trace-element disorders -- Conclusions and recommendations.