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Minerals

Minerals

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Published by Kai Jorgensen
Common food sources of minerals
Common food sources of minerals

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Published by: Kai Jorgensen on Jun 18, 2010
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MINERALS
 
MINERALS
 
MINERALS
 
Potential benefits:
 
Food sources:
 
Calcium
 
strong teeth & bones,normal musclecontraction,
 
neural system,heartbeat,
 
aids in clotting of blood
 
milk, cheese, sardines,
 
dark green leafyvegetables
 
dried beans, nuts
 
Chloride
 
regulation of 
 
bodyliquid
 
salt
 
Magnesium
 
regulates heartbeat,musclecontraction and nervetransmissions
 
whole grains, nuts,seeds,legumes, green leafyvegetables
 
Phosphorus
 
teeth & bones,essential in nerve andmuscle functions
 
and in the release of energy
 
meat, fish, poultry,higher protein foods,dairy products
 
Iron
 
essential part of haemoglobin,metabolism of enzymes, vitamin Cenhances Ironabsorption
 
poultry, red meat,whole grains, nuts,peas, strawberries,blackberry
 
Chromium
 
carbohydrate, proteinand fat metabolism
 
whole grains, prunes,nuts,
 
potatoes, seafood
 
Iodine
 
formation thyroidhormone thyroxin-metabolism& growth,conversion beta-carotene to vitamin A
 
iodised table salt, fish&
 
shellfish, dairy productsCooper
 
diminished glucosetolerance, increasedblood cholesterol, heartbeat irregularities,anaemia
 
organ meat, seafood,nuts,
 
whole grains, driedpeas & beans
 
Manganese
 
normal growth &development,reproduction & cellfunction
 
shellfish, nuts, wholegrains, coffee & tea
 

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