Milk Mustache: The dairy industry has done an excellent job of convincing Americans with their cute “milk mustache” commercials that we need to consume more dairy products to prevent osteoporosis. Is the average American’s diet deficient in calcium (provide evidence)? Would increasing calcium intake decrease the incidence of osteoporosis, or are there other factors to consider?
Micronutrients: Many micronutrients are involved in blood pressure regulation. Four of these, sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium, seem to be the most important. What is each of their roles in blood pressure regulation? Is sodium’s link to hypertension equal for all individuals? Explain.
Please answer in a one paragraph for each question with a reference for each