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Relationships between Geology and Health

Relationships between Geology and Health

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body is made of 6 elements

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body is made of 6 elements 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Oxygen Carbon Hydrogen Nitrogen Calcium Phosphorus 60% of body is H 2 O

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body is made of 6 elements 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Oxygen Carbon Hydrogen Nitrogen Calcium Phosphorus 60% of body is H 2 O The remaining 1% are called Trace Elements

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body is made of 6 elements 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Oxygen Carbon Hydrogen Nitrogen Calcium Phosphorus 60% of body is H 2 O The remaining 1% are called Trace Elements *Occur in “trace” amounts, measured in ppm or ppb

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body

Relationships between Geology and Health I. Make-up of the human body 99% of body is made of 6 elements 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Oxygen Carbon Hydrogen Nitrogen Calcium Phosphorus 60% of body is H 2 O The remaining 1% are called Trace Elements *Occur in “trace” amounts, measured in ppm or ppb *Trace elements are essential for human function

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases Iron 60 ppm Oxygen Transport Anemia

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases Iron 60 ppm Oxygen Transport Anemia

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases Iron Iodine 60 ppm 0. 2 ppm

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases Iron Iodine 60 ppm 0. 2 ppm Oxygen Transport Thyroid Anemia Goiter

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases Iron Iodine Copper Fluorine Chromium Cobalt Zinc

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases Iron Iodine Copper Fluorine Chromium Cobalt Zinc 60 ppm 0. 2 ppm 1 ppm 37 ppm 0. 03 ppm 0. 02 ppm 33 ppm Oxygen Transport Thyroid Enzymes Bone growth Insulin action Metabolism Anemia Goiter High choles. Tooth decay Resistance Loss of energy Growth stunt

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases Iron Iodine Copper Fluorine Chromium Cobalt Zinc

Element Ave. Body Conc. Function Deficiency Diseases Iron Iodine Copper Fluorine Chromium Cobalt Zinc 60 ppm 0. 2 ppm 1 ppm 37 ppm 0. 03 ppm 0. 02 ppm 33 ppm Oxygen Transport Thyroid Enzymes Bone growth Insulin action Metabolism Anemia Goiter High choles. Tooth decay Resistance Loss of energy Growth stunt *Health is dependent on having proper trace element intake

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit No effect Harm Increased dose

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit No effect Harm Increased dose

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit No effect Harm Toxic Increased dose

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit No effect Harm Toxic Increased dose

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit No effect Harm Toxic Fatal Increased dose

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit No effect Harm

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit No effect Harm

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit No effect Increased dose Harm Deficiency disease

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit Max. Benefit- no increased benefit No effect Increased dose Harm Deficiency disease

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit Max. Benefit- no increased benefit No effect Increased dose Harm Deficiency disease C. Trace element required, toxic in high doses (Copper, H 2 O) Benefit No effect Increased dose Harm

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit Max. Benefit- no increased benefit No effect Increased dose Harm Deficiency disease C. Trace element required, toxic in high doses (Copper, H 2 O) Benefit No effect Deficiency disease Increased dose Harm

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit Max. Benefit- no increased benefit No effect Increased dose Harm Deficiency disease C. Trace element required, toxic in high doses (Copper, H 2 O) Benefit Max. Benefit No effect Deficiency disease Increased dose Harm

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit Max. Benefit- no increased benefit No effect Increased dose Harm Deficiency disease C. Trace element required, toxic in high doses (Copper, H 2 O) Benefit Toxic Max. Benefit No effect Deficiency disease Increased dose Harm

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit Max. Benefit- no increased benefit No effect Increased dose Harm Deficiency disease C. Trace element required, toxic in high doses (Copper, H 2 O) Benefit Toxic Max. Benefit No effect Deficiency disease Increased dose Harm

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need

II. Dose-response curves -Illustrates the effect of trace element intake A. No known need for trace element (Lead, Mercury) Benefit Toxic No effect Increased dose Fatal Harm B. Essential trace element- no known overdose (Vitamin C) Benefit Max. Benefit- no increased benefit No effect Increased dose Harm Deficiency disease C. Trace element required, toxic in high doses (Copper, H 2 O) Benefit Toxic Max. Benefit No effect Deficiency disease Increased dose Harm Fatal