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Minerals Benefits to The Body

You can find in this page benefit of calcium, chloride, chromium, copper, fluoride, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, zinc

Minerals
Functions/ Benefits
Food Sources
Calcium

Builds bones, teeth, helps blood clot, assists nerves, muscles and heart to function

Milk, cheese, yogurt, buttermilk tofu
Chloride Maintains body chemistry, Is required to make digestive juices. Salt, soya souce, sea food
Chromium Brings together the use of glucose by insulin. Yeast, whole grain products, cheese, liver
Copper Formation of red blood cells; bone growth and health; works with vitamin C to form elastic. Oysters, nuts, organ meats, legumes
Fluoride water, teas, marine fish Water, teas, marine fish
Fluorlinated Stimulates bone formation; inhibits or even Reverses dental caries Fluorlinated water, teas, marine fish
Iodine Component of hormone thyroxin, which controls metabolism Seafood, iodized salt
Iron
Hemoglobin formation; improves blood quality, increases resistance to stress and disease Meats, especially organ meats, legumes
Magnesium Acid/alkaline balance, important in metabolism of carbohydrates, minerals, and sugar (glucose) Nuts, green vegetables, whole grains
Manganese Enzyme activation, carbohydrate and fat production, sex hormone production, skeletal development Nuts, whole grains, Vegetables, fruits
Molybdenum Function as a cofactor for a limited number of enzymes in humans Legumes, grain products, nuts
Phosphorus Builds teeth and bones, helps body get energy from foods Milk, milk products, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, nuts, dried peas and beans
Potassium Helps control water balance, regulates nerve impulses, muscles contractions and heart rhythm Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, poultry, milk and milk products
Selenium

Protects body tissues anions oxidative damage from radiation, pollution and normal metabolic processing Seafood, organ meats, lean meats, grains
Sodium  

Control water balance, regulates nerve impulses and muscle contractions  

Salt, meat, fish, poultry, milk, and milk products

Zinc Involved in digestion and metabolism, important in development of reproductive system: aids in healing Lean meats, liver, eggs, seafood, whole grains

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