Minerals are inorganic substances that the body needs
in very small quantities. There are twenty two metallic elements in the
body which make up about 4 percent of total body weight.
Minerals are found abundantly in the soil and water of the planet and
eventually are taken in by the root systems of plants. Human beings
obtain minerals by eating the plants or by eating the animals that eat
the plants. If you eat a variety of meats and vegetables in you diet,
you can usually depend on getting a sufficiency of minerals.
The minerals in the body play a part in variety of metabolic processes
and contribute to the synthesis of such elements as glycogen, protein,
To Learn more about minerals please visit my Basic Nutrients and Nutrition site by clicking here.
It is important to know which foods to eat and in what
quantity in order to ensure that you get the necessary supply of each
of these nutrients. Beyond this, you also have to be concerned with the
relative balance of each of the nutrients - how much of one you need in
relation to how much of the others. No matter what kind of metabolism
or body type you possess, the biochemistry of the body requires that
certain nutrients be present in specific combinations if you want to
maximize the processes of building muscle, burning fat and creating
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to Pre-Workout Nutrition
What you eat before training makes the difference
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More Protein to Lose Weight
Want to lose fat? Recently published research shows
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Weights to Lose That Spare Tire
Have you lost weight but still have a spare tire
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to Fat Loss Supplements
This guide reviews weight loss supplements by
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to Muscle Building Supplements
With so many products available, it can be very
difficult to choose the best products for your needs. Our staff has
developed this guide to highlight some of the best supplements for
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The best way to gain weight is to supplement your
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