Mineral salts and trace elements

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Provided by food, these are also essential elements. Here are the main ones.


Table of mineral salts and trace elements

Calcium

Component of bones, participates in the synthesis and release of neurotransmitters
Almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, dried fruits (figs, dates) dandelion, watercress, soya beans, gravel, cuttlebone, oyster shell or crushed egg
Chromium

Intervenes in the metabolism and in the production of energy
Brewer’s yeast, vegetable oils, cereals, seeds.
Iodine

Thyroid function regulator
pineapple, green vegetables.
Iron

Essential to life, it is the basis of hemoglobin, the cell’s oxygen carrier.
Nettle, egg yolk, lentils, almonds, apricots, watercress, hazelnuts, oysters, whole grains.
Magnesium

Constituting bones, but its action is more cellular, it intervenes in energy reactions.
Oatmeal, green vegetables, dried fruits (nuts, hazelnuts, peanuts)
Manganese

Intervenes in bone growth, and the flexibility of cartilages. Universal anti allergic.
whole grains, pineapple, legumes, almonds, bananas.
Potassium

Intervenes in the acid-base balance, it regulates the cellular water content, transmits nerve impulses to the muscles.
Bananas, fresh and dried vegetables, fresh fruits, mushrooms.
Selenium
Powerful antioxidant especially in synergy with Vit C, E and A.
Brewer’s yeast, garlic, onions, cabbage, cereals, pineapple.
Zinc Enter into more than 100 enzymatic functions, it is an essential.
Oyster shell, watercress, cereals, mushrooms, nuts, broccoli, onions, egg yolk.

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