Explain nutritional and functional role of calcium, Biology

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Minerals :- Calcium     

Food Source     

Dairy products, leafy vegetables, tofu, fish bones green

Nutritional/Functional role

Essential nutrient: Deficiency leads to osteoporosis in later life.Texture modifier: Forms gel with negatively charged macromolecules such as alginates, low-methoxy pectins, soy proteins, caseins, etc. firms canned vegetables when added to canning brine.

 


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