List of micronutrients

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Micronutrients are nutrients such as vitamins and minerals required by organisms in varying quantities throughout life to orchestrate a range of physiological functions to maintain health.[1][2] Hidden hunger is synonymous with micronutrient deficiency.The following is a list of micronutrients.


Trace elements


See also


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  3. Wada Osamu (2004). "What are Trace Elements? Their deficiency and excess states" (PDF). JMAJ, Vol. 47, No. 8. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 March 2017. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  4. "Vitamins and Minerals". National Institute on Aging. Archived from the original on 2017-08-01. Retrieved 2020-05-12.
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