THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS
They are indispensable for the formation of body structure, both in terms of internal and external organs. All foods contain different types of mineral salts in varying amounts. If we want to ensure that our body receives all the basic minerals for optimal functioning, we must ensure a correct variation and rotation in the foods we consume.
It has antioxidant virtues, purifies and regenerates the body, tones the skin and gives shine to hair.
Sources: Meat, fish, eggs, dried beans, onions, nuts and garlic.
It has to do with the formation and solidity of bones and teeth. Relieves menstrual and muscle cramps. It’s a good regulator of the nervous system. Helps you fall asleep.
Sources: Milk and dairy products, sardines, salmon, prawns, spinach, green pulses and nuts.
Prevents prostate problems. Accelerates healing. Increases sexual potency and intervenes in male infertility. It acts on the pituitary gland favouring growth. It has antioxidant properties.
Sources: Whole grains, yeast, seafood, meat and liver.
Stimulates the immune system. It is useful in cases of arthritis, osteoporosis and hypothyroidism.
Sources: Nuts, dried legumes, wheat, beet, apples, crustaceans and shellfish.
Trace element involved in the formation of bones and tooth enamel. Its lack causes dental caries.
Sources: Algae, seafood, tea and fluoridated tap water.
Helps the kidneys function well. Help for growth
of the body. Increases concentration power and memory. Palliate arthritic pain.
Sources: Whole grains, fish, dairy products, eggs, poultry, peas and potatoes.
Prevents and cures anemia. Stimulates resistance to infections and fatigue. Increases physical performance. It plays an antioxidant role.
Sources: Spinach, dried legumes, especially lentils, potatoes, liver and giblets, meat, cocoa, eggs and oysters.
Intervenes in the treatment of arthritis. It is indicated for some nerve alterations and decreases irritability. Increases reflexes and helps combat fatigue.
Sources: Nuts and whole grains.
It is effective in the treatment of high blood pressure. Protects against cardiovascular diseases. Helps in the fight against depression and stress.
Sources: Wheat germ, cocoa, peanuts, almonds, green pulses, fruits and seafood.
It has detoxifying power. Helps to preserve skin elasticity and fight against aging. Increases male sexual potency.
Sources: Sprouted wheat, brown rice, onions, yeast, shellfish, viscera and meat.
It has natural diuretic virtues and is highly recommended in fluid retention and cellulite. Allows the fixation of calcium and strengthens bones.
Sources: Onion, garlic, shallot and peel of fruits and cereals.
It promotes the proper functioning of muscles and nervous system. It acts, together with potassium, in numerous metabolic functions. Sodium is removed through perspiration.
Sources: Table salt and industrial food.
Strengthens hair, nails, skin and teeth. Helps burn excess fat and boosts the mind.
Sources: Seaweed and seafood, garlic, asparagus, watercress, strawberries, onions and iodized salt.
MINERALS THAT ARE OUR ALLIES:
CALCIUM, MAGNESIUM OR PHOSPHORUS Often, insomnia, nervousness, states of anxiety or lack of concentration conceal deficiencies of elements as basic to our body as those mentioned.
CINC AND SODIUM Habitual fatigue or loss of appetite is usually associated with poor intake of these elements.
IRON AND COPPER They are invaluable for overcoming anemia or weakness.
MANGANESE, CINC AND SELENIUM People who suffer from frequent allergies will improve their general condition if they consume these mineral salts, whose main function in our body is to increase the defenses.