Minerals

Minerals

Minerals and information on them and their use. Types of minerals. Descriptions, properties and uses for different minerals.
GlycosidesMineralsGlycosides
24 Mar.
Topato
VanadiumMineralsVanadium
22 Mar.
Topato
Silicon
Silicon
15 June
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 ...
Alkaloids
Alkaloids
05 May
Alkaloids are natural nitrogenous substances that have a physiological effect on the human nervous system. Alkaloids are usually derived from amino acids. ...
Fluorine
Fluorine
28 Apr.
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 ...
Melanin
Melanin
08 Nov.
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 ...
Saponins
Saponins
16 Oct.
Saponins are glycosides that have been sophisticatedly arranged. Saponins are found in plants along with essential oils, fats, resins, and in rare cases ...
Oxalates
Oxalates
03 May
Oxalates are a waste product which is released by the liver. Sources of oxalates. Fruits with high oxalate content.
Sulfur
Sulfur
29 Apr.
Sulfur is a mineral that has very pronounced acidifying functions. Sulfur improves the immune system. Daily dose of sulfur. Sources of sulfur.
Phytonutrients
Phytonutrients
24 Apr.
Phytonutrients, also known as phytochemicals present a wide range of plant compounds that help maintain good health. Types of phytonutrients. Sources of ...
Phytoncides
Phytoncides
24 Apr.
Phytoncides are highly active plant substances. Phytoncides have been known since ancient times, and in Egypt, the ancients used them for mummification.
Polyphenols
Polyphenols
24 Apr.
Polyphenols are a large family important antioxidants, which protect DNA and cell membranes. Polyphenols help the body to more easily cope with oxidative ...