Minerals

Minerals

Minerals and information on them and their use. Types of minerals . Descriptions, properties and uses for different minerals.
LycopeneMineralsLycopene
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Free RadicalsMineralsFree Radicals
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TanninsMineralsTannins
15 May
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Foods High in ZincFoods High in Zinc
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Zinc is an important element, which is one of the vital elements in the body but What are the sources of zinc?
GlycosidesGlycosidesGlycosides 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.
VanadiumVanadiumVanadium 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.
PhytosterolsPhytosterolsPhytosterols, 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.
SiliconSiliconThe 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.
AlkaloidsAlkaloidsAlkaloids 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.
FluorineFluorineFluorine 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.
Deficiency and Intake of IronDeficiency and Intake of IronA study has shown that 30 percent of the population is suffering from iron deficiency. The amount of iron in the human body is about 4-5 g, while the daily loss is about 1 mg.
MelaninMelaninMelanin 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.
SaponinsSaponinsSaponins 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.