by Administrator on Jan 3, 2015
Minerals are elements that cannot be made by living creatures. Minerals for plants are absorbed from minerals from the soil. When you eat plants that have rich minerals from the roots, you indirectly receive these minerals. On a minute scale, you also receive some from animals that you eat that have eaten plants with minerals. Some places fortified the water or contain natural minerals in the tap water we drink depending on where you live.
Chromium - Needed in trace amounts it's not fully known why and how this mineral interacts with the body.
Copper - Copper is an essential trace mineral found in all body tissue and important to the connective tissue.
Fluoride - Not always considered an essential mineral, it's great for healthy bones and teeth.
Iodine - Iodine is needed to make thyroid hormones, which are necessary for maintaining normal metabolism in all cells of the body.
Iron - Every living cell contains iron. It's essential for life including production of myoglobin, hemoglobin, and certain enzymes.
Magnesium - Magnesium is essential for calcium metabolism, the production of enzymes and proteins, and the utilization of fats and carbohydrates.
Manganese - Trace of this mineral has many essential roles in the body.
Molybdenum - Molybdenum is important to many biological processes and thought to be imporant in development of the nervous system.
Phosphorus - phosphorus is the 2nd most abundant mineral in the body after calicium. both of them are related to building strong teeth and bones.
Potassium - Potassium is a trace mineral essential for growth and good health. Potassium is the third most abundant mineral in the body and is considered an electrolyte
Selenium - A trace element that is naturally present in many foods, fortified in other foods, and available as a dietary supplement.
Sodium (Chloride) - Sodium is the major positive ion in fluid outside of cells. When combined with chloride, the resulting substance is table salt.
Zinc - Offers essential minerals that are in some foods and is involved in cellular metabolism.
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