Minerals are required to build soft and hard body tissue.
Without then we wouldn't exist. They also help out with the
nervous system the contraction of mussels and help the blood
Minerals are classified into 2 major groups. The major
elements such as calcium, magnesium, iron, iodine etc. Then
the trace elements such as copper, manganese fluorine and
Once of the most important is calcium. Calcium is used to
build up your bones. It also helps to keep your teeth strong.
About 90% of all calcium is stored in your bone's. It also helps
with mussel contraction. Milk products such as milk, cheese
and other stuff it the primary source for calcium. You should
have about 1000mg's a day.
Magnesium is also another important mineral. This
mineral is in most foods. It is very important in containing
healthy mussel cells. It also helps in forming bones.
Sodium is another kind of mineral. Sodium is usually
found in small but ok quantities in natural foods. If you have
too much sodium it may cause edema. It may also give you
high blood pressure.
Iron is needed to form pigments in red blood cells. These
cells transport the oxygen we need. men have more iron in
there blood stream then women. You should have about 18 mg
of iron each day.
Zinc is required to keep your blood sugar level
controlled. You also need to so you can taste and hear
properly. It also helps to heal cuts. You should have about 15
mg per day of zinc.
Boron is a mineral that helps keep strong bones. It affects
calcium and magnesium. This also helps out so you have
proper membrane functions.