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MINERALS


INORGANIC SUBSTANCES NEEDED FOR BUILDING TISSUES AND REGULATING BODY FUNCTIONS.

CALCIUM & PHOSPHORUS
MOST ABUNDANT
STRONG BONES & TEETH

IODINE SOURCES

SEAFOOD & IODIZED SALT


IODINE FUNCTION


USED TO PRODUCE THYROXINE WHICH CONTROLS METABOLISM

TYPES OF MINERALS


MACROMINERALS
MICROMINERALS

MICROMINERALS
THOSE NEEDED IN SMALLER AMOUNTS:
COPPER SELENIUM
POTASSIUM
CHLORINE
MAGNESIUM

MACROMINERALS
NEEDED IN LARGER AMOUNTS:
CALCIUM IRON
PHOSPHORUS SODIUM
FLOURINE ZINC
IODINE

CALCIUM DEFICIENCIES
OSTEOPOROSIS
IRREGULAR MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS
BLOOD NOT CLOTTING

PHOSPHORUS SOURCES

SODAS
FOODS THAT ARE HIGH IN PROTEIN

MINERALS: PRIMARY FUNCTION

REGULATE & ENABLE BODY FUNCTIONS

CALCIUM SOURCES
MILK
YOGURT
DARK GREE LEAFY VEGETABLES


IRON FUNCTION

TO HELP PRODUCE RED BLOOD CELLS

ZINC SOURCES

MEATS, LEGUMES, AND WHOLE GRAINS


SODIUM FUNCTION
FLUID BALANCE
TRANSMISSION OF NERVE IMPULSES

IRON SOURCES

ORGAN MEATS
LEAN MEATS
LEGUMES
DARK GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES
EGGS


ZINC FUNCTION

NORMAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
STRONG IMMUNE SYSTEM

IRON DEFICIENCY

ANEMIA: EXTREME FATIGUE, PALE SKIN, POOR APPETITE


EXCESSIVE SODIUM

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE


SODIUM SOURCES

PROCESSED FOODS
TABLE SALT