Minerals

By Olivia Price

How minerals function in the body

minerals- a solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence. minerals are essential nutrients that the body needs in order carry out everyday task. if we did not have minerals then we would be very tired,
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Why do we need minerals??

if we did not have minerals then we would be tired, weak, and dizzy. lack of minerals can also cause you to have the chills. Minerals compose about 4% of the human body. We cannot produce minerals within our bodies, so we must obtain them through our food. Enzymes will not work without minerals. cells cannot function without minerals. They maintain the pH balance within the body. Minerals transfers nutrients across cell membranes, They maintain proper nerve conduction, helps to contract and relax muscles, and They help our bodies tissue growth. Minerals provide structural and functional support for the body..
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What happens when we have too much minerals??

when we intake too many minerals our body reacts badly. instead of the minerals keeping our functioning it does the complete opposite. for example we need sodium in our diet but too much can cause us to have heart diseases and heart attacks. having too much iron can cause digestive upset, organ failure and death, in extreme cases. when our bodies intake too much selenium can cause hair loss, fatigue, slight nerve damage and nausea. when theres too much zinc in the body it causes
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minerals main food sources

calcium, copper, zinc, chromium, iodine, iron, phosphorus, magnesium ect...
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MINERALS

Mineral imbalance is epidemic.

Iron is poisonus if you intake too much

New born babys die of malnutrision every day from lack of minerals

Enzymes need minerals to function

Right amounts of minerals are healthy

All minerals are not good

Lack of mineral can cause your body to stop functioning