Your body needs macro-minerals in larger amounts. These 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.
Some minerals have been vilified by the mainstream – salt in particular – as being “bad” for your health. But what is the truth behind this? Is it possible that the mainstream’s recommendation of a low salt intake can actually be detrimental to your health? Are all magnesium supplements equal? Does folic acid protect your mind and memory? What is folate? Can chromium help ward off diabetes? What’s the correct way to supplement with minerals?
The Daily Health looks at these questions and many more in order for you to make sense of how to benefit the most from the health-boosting benefits of minerals.
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