mineral

What is mineral

Minerals (also called minerals) have calcium, iron, sodium and others. The amount required is small, but you can not make it in the human body, so you need to take it from the food. Minerals have the function of composing the tissues of the body such as bones and adjusting the condition of the body.

Among elements present on the earth, minerals are excluded from hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen. Of the approximately 100 kinds of elements, 16 kinds (sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, potassium, calcium, chromium, etc.) are currently available as minerals which are present in the human body and known to be indispensable as nutrients , Manganese, iron, cobalt, copper, zinc, selenium, molybdenum, iodine) are known. Of that, 13 types excluding sulfur, chlorine and cobalt are decided by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare for ingestion standards.

Absorption of minerals

How much should I take?

Mineral, too much or too little, is not good for your health. The amount required for your body depends on the type of mineral.

【Easy to shortage】

Calcium
There is a possibility of osteoporosis when shortage occurs.
Iron
There is a possibility of causing anemia if shortage occurs.
【Things that worry about tornado】

Sodium
Taking too much can cause lifestyle diseases such as hypertension and stroke.