Mineral

Zinc blog

Zinc What is it? Zinc is an essential trace element for the growth and development of the body. It is involved at many levels such as bone structure, immunity, fertility, or vision. What are the health benefits? Contributes to normal cognitive function Contributes to normal DNA synthesis Contributes to normal fertility and reproduction Contributes to …

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Selenium blog

Selenium What is it? Selenium is a mineral that is present in trace amounts in food and that the body only needs in small quantities. Selenium is nevertheless essential to the proper functioning of the body and is involved at various levels (immunity, hair, reproduction). What are the health benefits? Contributes to normal spermatogenesis Contributes …

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Molybdenum blog

Molybdenum What is it? Molybdenum is a mineral involved in several metabolic enzymes, particularly in protein metabolism. In the body, it is present in very small quantities. What are the health benefits? Contributes to the normal metabolism of sulfur amino acids. In which foods? – Pinto beans (962 µg/100g) – Soybean meal (314 µg/100g) Things …

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Manganese blog

Manganese What is it? Manganese is mainly recognized for its importance at the level of the skeleton even if it also intervenes at the level of the energy metabolism. What are the health benefits? Contributes to the maintenance of a normal bone structure Contributes to the normal formation of connective tissue Contributes to the protection …

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Magnesium blog

Magnesium What is it? Magnesium is an essential mineral involved in no less than 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. It ispresent in the bones, muscles and liver What are the health benefits? Contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system Contributes to normal muscle function Contributes to normal psychological functions Contributes to the …

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Iodine blog

Iodine What is it? Iodine is an essential mineral for the synthesis of thyroid hormones. The latter are essential for growth, cell differentiation (nervous system, skeleton), but also for the regulation of metabolism. What are the health benefits? Contributes to normal cognitive function Contributes to normal energy metabolism Contributes to normal nervous system function Contributes …

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Iron blog

Iron What is it? Iron is an essential element for oxygen transport in the body. Certain periods of life require increased intakes, such as during growth or pregnancy. Iron exists in two forms (heme or non-heme). The heme form is only found in foods of animal origin. What are the health benefits? Contributes to the …

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Copper blog

Copper What is it? Copper is an essential trace element involved in many enzymatic reactions. What are the health benefits? Contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system Contributes to normal hair pigmentation Contributes to the normal transport of iron in the body Contributes to the protection of cells against oxidative stress In which …

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Chromium blog

Chromium What is it? Chromium is a trace element but has an essential role in the metabolism of carbohydrates and lipids. What are the health benefits? Contributes to the normal metabolism of macronutrients Contributes to the maintenance of normal blood sugar levels In which foods? – Raw dill (20.3 µg/100g) – Oyster (12.3 µg/100g) – …

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Calcium

Calcium What is it? Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body, especially in the skeleton. This mineral is essential for the establishment of the skeleton, as well as for its mineralization. What are the health benefits? Contributes to normal blood coagulation Contributes to normal muscle function Necessary for the maintenance of normal bones …

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