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Eating For Better Health – Minerals

vitamins and minerals

Minerals are also an important component of our diets. They form critical structural elements, control the action of our muscles and nerves, buffer the pH (acidity) of our cells and extracellular fluids. They make up only a small percentage or our body weight – about 5% – but the role they play in our bodies is significant and we could not live without them. There are essential mineral  “elements” or essential “mineral elements” that we must get […]

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