Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for good health.  It is involved in more than 300 metabolic reactions in our bodies and is a key component in our bones. Magnesium helps to control muscle activity, including that of the heart and in the blood vessels.  It is sometimes used to treat high blood…

Manganese

Manganese is an essential mineral, found in nuts, legumes, seeds, tea, whole grains, and leafy green vegetables. It is involved in protein and fat metabolism, promotes a nervous system health, is needed for digestive function, bone growth, and proper immune function. Manganese is also supports the action of super oxide dismutase (SOD) which is an enzyme…

Phosphorus

Phosphorus is  a non-metallic element that is essential for life. It is a component of DNA and cell membranes, and forms part of the molecule used to transport cellular energy.  As the partner to calcium in calcium phosphate, phosphorus is also important for the health of bones and teeth. Low blood phosphate (hypophosphatemia) can result…