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In summary, nutritional requirements may change with age owing to 1) alteration in the amount of physical activity, 2) changes in the weight or composition of the body, and 3) decrease in muscular efficiency. Others argue that these factors cause little alteration in the body's gross metabolism. 50 Vitamin and mineral supplements are popular and used widely in the United States today. It is wise to caution elderly subjects not to ingest nutrient supplements in any quantities greater than the RDA, since indiscriminate ingestion may lead to greater problems than would result from a borderline diet.
Through its carboxylation function, biotin pro foundly affects the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. Recommended daily intake of biotin is 100 to 200 /xg (Table 2-4). Biotin is 30 abundant in liver, kidney, yeast, cauliflower and peas. It is synthesized in the gastrointestinal tract and is apparently absorbed to some extent. Symptoms of biotin deficiency are fatigue, depression, nausea, der matitis, and muscular pains. Raw egg white contains a biotin antagonist, avidin. 25 Supplementation of B Complex Vitamins Deficiency of vitamins of the B complex is not infrequent in malnourished patients.
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