Minerals

Macro-minerals are minerals your body needs in larger amounts. These minerals include calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, potassium, chloride and sulphur. In addition to that, your body also needs small amounts of trace minerals, including iron, manganese,copper, iodine, zinc, cobalt, fluoride and selenium.

Latest Articles in Minerals

magnesium supplements

Making Sense of Magnesium

Magnesium is a crucially important mineral for optimal health, performing a wide array of biological functions, including activating muscles and nerves, creating energy in your body by activating adenosine triphosphate (ATP), helping digest proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, serving as a building block for RNA and DNA synthesis, and it’s also a precursor for neurotransmitters like […]

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ageing, diabetes, heart health

Magnesium Can Help Ward Off Numerous Complaints

Want to suppress your cravings for sweets and in turn help lower your risk of type 2 diabetes? According to Western Research Laboratories, magnesium can help you do just that.

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obesity, metabolic syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome – How Magnesium May Help Protect You

Its time, once again, to sing the praises of magnesium.

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Kale, calcium, health benefits

Calcium Supplements Prevent Fractures

This recent news headline offers a valuable tip on how to make dietary supplements more effective: Calcium Supplements Prevent Fractures.

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salt, sodium

Are you getting enough salt in your diet?

Everyone knows that you should avoid salt, right? Because salt can cause high blood pressure, correct? The answers to those questions: no and no.

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kale, folate, hearing loss

Memory: Maintain your memory with folic acid

The other day a colleague of mine mentioned an e-alert he’d read last week, and for a few moments I couldn’t remember a thing about it.

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