Glycosides
Minerals

Glycosides

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Glycosides are molecules where a sugar is bound to something else. Glycosides play several important roles in living things. Many plants store vital substances in the form of inactive glycosides.

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Minerals

Minerals and information on them and their use. Types of minerals. Descriptions, properties and uses for different minerals.
Minerals - VanadiumMinerals

Vanadium

22.03.20160

Vanadium is a micronutrient that ensures and simultaneously improves the occurrence of metabolic processes in the human body. Vanadium has been proven to prevent the accumulation of cholesterol in the blood vessels and therefore, heart problems.

Minerals - PhytosterolsMinerals

Phytosterols

22.03.20160

Phytosterols, also known as stanols, are plant oils that play a very important role in the major processes that occur in the human body. One of the main functions of phytosterols is lowering bad cholesterol levels.

Minerals - SiliconMinerals

Silicon

15.06.20150

The main function of silicon is that of a structural element. The aging of cells in the body is linked to shortage of silicon, which is also responsible for the metabolic processes in the body.

Minerals - AlkaloidsMinerals

Alkaloids

05.05.20150

Alkaloids are natural nitrogenous substances that have a physiological effect on the human nervous system. Alkaloids are usually derived from amino acids. There are several thousand known alkaloids, some of them highly toxic.

Minerals - FluorineMinerals

Fluorine

28.04.20150

Fluorine is a micronutrient that is closely related to bone and tooth health. The greatest source of fluorine is water but people also get it from food additives, fluoride toothpaste and food.

Minerals - MelaninMinerals

Melanin

08.11.20130

Melanin is a general term for a group of pigments that provide a brown, dark or black color in plants, animals and people. Melanin is responsible for our characteristic skin color and hair color.

Minerals - SaponinsMinerals

Saponins

16.10.20130

Saponins are glycosides that have been sophisticatedly arranged. Saponins are found in plants along with essential oils, fats, resins, and in rare cases along with alkaloids.

Minerals - OxalatesMinerals

Oxalates

03.05.20130

Oxalates are a waste product which is released by the liver. Sources of oxalates. Fruits with high oxalate content.

Minerals - SulfurMinerals

Sulfur

29.04.20130

Sulfur is a mineral that has very pronounced acidifying functions. Sulfur improves the immune system. Daily dose of sulfur. Sources of sulfur.