1. Steroid medications can increase osteoporosis risk, so sufficient calcium, vitamin D, magnesium and vitamin K are needed for bone health and long-term steroid use also can cause deficiencies in vitamin C, vitamin B12, folic acid, zinc and selenium (Zidbeh. 2017). What are some appropriate food sources that will help prevent those deficiencies?
2. This discussion has focused upon foodborne diseases. Let’s change direction for a moment. How are microbes used positively in the food industry? Please give some examples. Explain.