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what are the bad things about iron?
high blood iron correlated with heart disease (b/c or oxidative effects)-->athersclerotic process

giving blood lowers risk
what is needed for RBCs to properly divide?
folate (if no folate, macrocyte produced--lacks nucleus)
What causes megoblastic anemia?
1. folic acid deficiency
2. B12 deficiency
(homocysteine thing too)
What are 2 complementing proteins (incomplete + incomplete = complete)
legumes and grains (beans and rice)
peanut butter and bread
What are supplementing proteins?
complete + incomplete
macaroni and cheese
cereal and milk