Minerals are the components that give solidity and strength to the skeleton, regulate the balance of fluids in the body and take part in several of the metabolic processes.  Essential minerals are found in the body in large quantities, while when they are less essential they are called trace minerals and are found in very small quantities in the body. In the human body 60 minerals have been identified so far.

Some of them…

  • Iron – necessary for the formation of blood cells
  • Molybdenum – a key component of enzymes.
  • Chromium – essential for maximum utilization of glucose & synthesis of cholesterol and fatty acids.
  • Iodine – vital role in normal thyroid function.
  • Zinc -correct growth, wound healing, transport of C2O and maximum utilization of vitamin A.
  • Fluoride & silicon- prevention of dental and bone problems
  • Selenium – protection from radiation, cancer and a number of diseases, immune system boosting.
  • Manganese – maintaining healthy reproductive function and for growth and repair of bone and connective tissue.
  • Copper – control the release and storage of iron for the formation of hemoglobin.
  • Cobalt – required for the formation of vitamin B12
  • Vanadium, nickel and tin – necessary for normal growth