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2005-10-03 15:07:32

BETHESDA, Md. (Oct. 3, 2005) "“ Multi-vitamin products, nutritional supplements and parents tout the need for such mineral elements as calcium, zinc, phosphorus, iron and others. Iron, for example, is a nutritional prerequisite to power life itself. When blood doesn't get enough iron from the gut, we become anemic. One of the body's coping mechanisms is to produce more of a protein called divalent metal transporter 1 (DMT1) in the gastrointestinal lining cells to bring into the body as...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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