The Importance of Minerals
Minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium and sodium are important because they create a healthy environment inside the body, in which vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates and fats we consume can effectively work to grow, function and heal the cells. Lack of these minerals, the body comes to a standstill
- All systems, such as our neurological, lymphatic, muscular, digestive, respiratory, reproductive, etc., will collapse due to lack of minerals supply
- Minerals are necessary for the formation of blood, bone and teeth and body fluids
- Every cell in your body must have minerals to live and function.
- Every beat of your heart requires minerals to happen.
- Brain cells and nervous system utilize minerals to deliver electrical signals to every part of your body.
- Vitamins, enzymes, hormones, the immune system and almost all biological activities need a wide variety and amount of minerals to work right
- The Skeletal structure, the skull, bones and teeth, depend on an adequate mineral supply to stay strong
- Everyday some of the minerals are needed in high amount i.e. more than 100 mg (Macro minerals) and some of them are needed in low amount i.e. less than 100 mg (Micro minerals).