Posts tagged trace minerals
Pill Poppers Anonymous

I know you’re out there…all you pill poppers who love to take endless amounts of vitamins and minerals…but the question is are they all necessary? A couple of weeks ago we talked about omega 3 supplementation and I promised you a post on multivitamins, so here it is. Plus this also gives me the chance to tackle a reader’s question on protein powder.

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Two Best Friends - Iron and Vitamin C

Trace minerals such as iron are something people don’t usually talk about, but why? Maybe it’s because as their definition implies, they are needed in such small quantities that they are perceived as not important. However, they are essential for normal development, function, and overall health. So what do I mean when I say ‘small quantities’? In this case I’m referring to 100 mg a day. In fact, all of the trace minerals combined make up less than 1% of the minerals in our body. As the old adage goes, good things come in small packages.

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