Micro minerals

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What you'll learn

Microminerals also called trace minerals are the dietary resources that are needed in less than 100 mg quantities. Though they are required in lesser quantities, their importance in body metabolism and regulation is very high. They include iron, zinc, copper, iodine, fluoride, chromium, cobalt, selenium, manganese, and molybdenum. read more »»

They are involved in cellular metabolism, the formation of skeletal structures, maintenance of colloidal systems, regulation of acid-base equilibrium, and other physiological functions. Deficiencies of these minerals affect all systems in the body. Knowledge of the trace minerals, their importance, deficiencies, and treatment is very important for health care professionals to manage their deficiency properly. Therefore, this course on micro-minerals designed by Medvarsity and Dosily helps you to understand various micro-minerals, their importance, deficiencies, and their management.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)
  • Students interested in Biological sciences.

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • What are micro-minerals?
  • Importance of micro minerals
  • Deficiencies
  • Management


Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


Ms.M S Haritha Shyam is associated with Apollo Hospital for 20 years. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been Organising Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam conducted the International Nutrition survey 2013 at 5 Critical Care Units in Apollo Health City ( course director – Dr. Daren k. Heyland and Dr. Rupinder Dhaliwal, Queens University). Ms.M S Haritha Shyam received the participation Certificate in the World Nutrition Day survey conducted by the European Society of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been a Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam guided 200 interns for 6 months Internship for their Master’s Degree In Clinical Nutrition.

For: beginners

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