Minerals Our Body Need

19 03 2011

SOURCES OF MAJOR MINERALS

Many foods are good dietary sources of the major minerals, and a balanced diet should provide the necessary nutrients for most people.

CALCIUM-milk, cheese, yogurt, nuts, legumes, whole grains, tofu, tahini, calcium-
Enriched soy milk
CHLORIDE-sodium chloride (table salt)
MAGNESIUM-milk, cheese, legumes, nuts, fish, whole-wheat bread, potatoes
PHOSPHORUS-vegetables, fresh & dried fruits, legumes, nuts, instant coffee
SODIUM-processed & manufactured foods, baked foods, breakfast cereals
SULFUR-meats, cheese, milk, nuts

SOURCES OF TRACE ELEMENTS

The trace elements are essential to life but are only required in very small amounts. Whole-grain cereals, green leafy vegetables, and seafood are good sources of most of the trace elements.

CHROMIUM-whole-grain cereals, vegetables, meats, fish, legumes, nuts
COPPER-meats, fish, shellfish, nuts, whole-grain cereals, wheatgerm
FLUORIDE-fish, seafood, sea vegetables, tea, drinking water
IODINE-seafood, iodized sea salt, milk
IRON-meats, liver, game, dark oily fish, poultry, green leafy vegetables, nuts, seeds,
dried fruits
MANGANESE-whole-grain cereals, green leafy vegetables, legumes
MOLYBDENUM-whole-grain cereals, legumes, organ meats, green leafy vegetables
SELENIUM-whole-grain cereals, seafood, legumes, brazil nuts
ZINC-oysters & other shellfish, meats, whole-grain cereals

A good Multi Vitamin with Minerals will help your body have the nutrients it needs to function at the Optimum level of Efficiency.

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