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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007

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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
Textbook Problem

Tissue stores of nutrients decline after blood levels of the nutrients decline.

_______ True    _______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Tissue stores of nutrients decline after blood levels of the nutrients decline” is true or false.

Introduction: A group of cells having similar structure and function is known as tissues. Tissues utilise nutrients from the blood for their maintenance. Nutrients are also stored in tissues that can last for several days to months even if the nutrient level in the blood declines for a long period of time. If there is no proper intake of the nutrients, the tissue gets depleted of its nutrient source and it results in physiological changes in the body.

Explanation

The nutrient in tissues gets depleted due to factors such as famine, starvation, and inadequate diet. The nutrients in the blood try to compensate for the same initially, and later, the nutrients level in the blood also decreases...

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