Sodium

December 25, 2019 charles 0

Sodium is found in nearly every food in the typical American diet. It serves several functions in the body, its most important function relates to […]

Potassium

December 24, 2019 charles 0

Potassium is found naturally in many foods and also available as a supplement. Potassium is absorbed in the small intestine at a rate of approximately […]

Magnesium

December 23, 2019 charles 0

Magnesium is found naturally in many different foods, fortified in others and available as a supplement and in some medications. It plays roles in muscle […]

Chloride

December 22, 2019 charles 0

Chloride is an essential mineral that aids in nerve and muscle function, electrolyte balance and acid based balance. Sufficient chloride is easily obtained through a […]

Calcium

December 21, 2019 charles 0

We started our series by running through the essential vitamins, we will be continuing on by focusing on the essential and trace minerals that are […]

Vitamin B12

December 20, 2019 charles 0

Vitamin B12, also called cobalamin because it contains the mineral cobalt, is a water soluble member of the B vitamin family. It is naturally present […]

Vitamin B9 (Folate)

December 19, 2019 charles 0

Vitamin B9, known more commonly as folate, and when it is fully oxidized as folic acid, is a water soluble member of the family of […]

Vitamin B7 (Biotin)

December 18, 2019 charles 0

Vitamin B7, also known as biotin or Vitamin H, is an essential nutrient that is part of the water soluble B vitamin family. It occurs […]

Vitamin B6

December 17, 2019 charles 0

Vitamin B6 is found in many foods, fortified in others and widely available as a supplement. It is water soluble along with the rest of […]