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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Most of us are aware that we have too much salt in our diet. Even if we take care not to add salt to our food, it is difficult to avoid consuming it if we buy pre-cooked or conveni...Read More
Since chromium is involved in biochemical reactions, it may be useful against serious diseases such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Breaks down sugar Chromium appears to...Read More