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TOP SIX ESSENTIAL MINERALS YOU NEED FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH 

Published By Moushumi Mahanta | 13 Jun, 2024
The body requires various minerals found in foods, known as essential minerals.
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Minerals are essential for maintaining the proper composition of body fluids, such as blood, and for the structure of tissues, bones, teeth, muscles, and nerves.
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Here are some essential minerals you need for optimal health:
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Sodium

Supports muscle contraction and fluid balance; primarily sourced from salt. Moderation is crucial for optimal intake.
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Potassium

Regulates muscle contraction, nerve function, fluid balance, and promotes cardiovascular health. Sources include bananas, sweet potatoes, spinach, and dates.
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Calcium

Essential for bone and teeth strength, facilitates nerve communication, and supports muscle and heart function. Sources include dairy products, leafy greens, and fortified foods.
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Iron

Crucial for hemoglobin production, which transports oxygen in the blood. Sources include green leafy vegetables and lean meats.
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Zinc

Essential for gene expression, cell development, immune function, and wound healing. Sources include beans, nuts, red meat, and whole grains.
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Phosphorus

Necessary for bone and teeth formation, and nerve function. Sources include beans, nuts, seeds, and dairy products.
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