Nutrition Essentials

Nutrition, part 6: Trace Minerals - Iron, Fluoride, Iodine, Zinc

Nutrition, part 6: Trace Minerals - Iron, Fluoride, Iodine, Zinc

Cathy Parkes

Key trace minerals overview: iron, fluoride, iodine, zinc. Functions of iron, dietary sources of iron, signs/symptoms of deficiency, treatment of iron deficiency, and key patient teaching for iron supplements. Plus,...

Nutrition, part 6: Trace Minerals - Iron, Fluoride, Iodine, Zinc

Cathy Parkes

Key trace minerals overview: iron, fluoride, iodine, zinc. Functions of iron, dietary sources of iron, signs/symptoms of deficiency, treatment of iron deficiency, and key patient teaching for iron supplements. Plus,...

Nutrition, part 5- Electrolytes - Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium

Nutrition, part 5: Electrolytes - Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium

Cathy Parkes

Key information about the following electrolytes: calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), and sodium (Na). She discusses the function of each electrolyte, the normal range for each electrolyte,...

Nutrition, part 5: Electrolytes - Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium

Cathy Parkes

Key information about the following electrolytes: calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), and sodium (Na). She discusses the function of each electrolyte, the normal range for each electrolyte,...

Nutrition, part 4: Fat Soluble Vitamins - Vitamins A, D, E, K - LevelUpRN

Nutrition, part 4: Fat Soluble Vitamins - Vitamins A, D, E, K

Cathy Parkes

What does the body use vitamins A, D, E, and K for? Which foods are good sources of these vitamins? We'll cover all of this plus the signs of deficiency...

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Nutrition, part 4: Fat Soluble Vitamins - Vitamins A, D, E, K

Cathy Parkes

What does the body use vitamins A, D, E, and K for? Which foods are good sources of these vitamins? We'll cover all of this plus the signs of deficiency...

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Nutrition, part 3: Water Soluble Vitamins - B-complex vitamins, vitamin C - LevelUpRN

Nutrition, part 3: Water Soluble Vitamins - B-complex vitamins, vitamin C

Cathy Parkes

The functions and sources of B-complex vitamins, as well as risk factors associated with deficiency. Conditions that result from deficiencies of B1 (Thiamin), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Niacin), B6 (Pyridoxine), B9...

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Nutrition, part 3: Water Soluble Vitamins - B-complex vitamins, vitamin C

Cathy Parkes

The functions and sources of B-complex vitamins, as well as risk factors associated with deficiency. Conditions that result from deficiencies of B1 (Thiamin), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Niacin), B6 (Pyridoxine), B9...

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Nutrition, part 2: Macronutrients - Carbohydrates, Lipids, Protein - LevelUpRN

Nutrition, part 2: Macronutrients - Carbohydrates, Lipids, Protein

Cathy Parkes

The lowdown on the three macronutrients, including function and food sources for each. Carbohydrates: simple vs. complex, glycogen, and fiber. Fat: saturated vs. unsaturated vs. trans, and cholesterol. Protein: amino...

Nutrition, part 2: Macronutrients - Carbohydrates, Lipids, Protein

Cathy Parkes

The lowdown on the three macronutrients, including function and food sources for each. Carbohydrates: simple vs. complex, glycogen, and fiber. Fat: saturated vs. unsaturated vs. trans, and cholesterol. Protein: amino...

Nutrition, part 1: Introduction, Overview of Nutrients - LevelUpRN

Nutrition, part 1: Introduction, Overview of Nutrients

Cathy Parkes

What's the difference between a macronutrient and a micronutrient? A water soluble vitamin vs. a fat soluble vitamin? A major mineral vs. a trace mineral? In this introduction to our...

Nutrition, part 1: Introduction, Overview of Nutrients

Cathy Parkes

What's the difference between a macronutrient and a micronutrient? A water soluble vitamin vs. a fat soluble vitamin? A major mineral vs. a trace mineral? In this introduction to our...