A mineral nutrient is an essential element other than carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen or oxygen that must be repeatedly consumed to promote growth and development, and to sustain health. Examples of essential minerals for human beings include boron, calcium, chlorine, cobalt, copper, chromium, iodine, iron, magnesium, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, sulfur and zinc
Boron is an essential nutrient for plants, and may be for humans too. It is a trace mineral, stored predominantly in bones and tooth enamel, whose role in human health is now being actively explored. Research suggests that boron may play roles in metabolism and bone health. Since it’s not well-understood what boron does for…
As the most prevalent mineral in our bodies, calcium is an essential part of bones and teeth. It is also critically important to the normal functioning of the heart and other muscles, nerves, and blood-clotting system. About 99% of the body’s store of calcium resides in our bones and teeth. Calcium-rich foods include milk and…
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