May 7, 2021
Calcium
INTRODUCTION Calcium is one of the more plentiful elements in the body.  Most of it in the bones, teeth and nerves.  Most people do not ingest […]
August 26, 2020
Zinc
Zinc is one of the most interesting and fascinating minerals needed in our bodies.  It is required for hundreds of enzymes that control functions as diverse as […]
August 22, 2020
Manganese
Manganese is a very important, alkaline-forming, regulatory mineral.  Healthful forms of manganese are found in many natural foods.  It is a very essential mineral, needed for dozens of enzyme reactions […]
August 22, 2020
Selenium
Selenium is an amazing and fascinating element.  A few of its salient qualities are: – Selenium, along with iodine, is also a critical mineral for proper thyroid […]
August 22, 2020
Iron
Definition.  Iron toxicity is not as simple as it may appear.  For example, excess iron is in a biounavailable form, such as an oxide.  In other words, there is […]
August 22, 2020
Chromium
  Chromium is a fascinating and very important trace mineral.  The word chromium means colored in Latin, similar to words such as chromaphores, chromatograph, and others.  Some chromium compounds have a […]
August 12, 2020
Phosphorus
Phosphorus is a fascinating mineral.  It is considered a macromineral because our bodies contain a lot of it.  Other macrominerals are calcium, magnesium sodium, potassium and sulfur. Phosphorus […]