Fitness tip #7 for September- getting your minerals

28 Sep

Minerals are important basic building blocks for proper nutrition and health. Without them, other nutrients are unable to function properly. Amino acids and enzymes don’t function as well as they should, resulting in other nutrients not breaking down enough to be properly absorbed,the end result; serious vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

Minerals are different then vitamins but work together to give your body the health it needs. We need them to help build bones, make hormones and regulate your heartbeat.

minerals support-

-Bones and teeth

-Nerves

-Immunity 

-Energy

-Growth and development

-Amino acids

How to get minerals – 

This list below I have created is just a taste (no pun intended) of ways to get your minerals.

1.) bone broth – https://acemorganfitness.wordpress.com/2014/08/04/bone-broth-seven-reasons/

2.) Celtic sea salt, light grey – http://www.celticseasalt.com/

3.) Natural calm – https://naturalvitality.com/natural-calm/

4. ) Calcium source – from veggies, Kale, brussel sprouts, butternut squash, turnip, swiss chard, these are a few veggies that have calcium.

5.) copper source – kale, pumpkin,sweet potato’s, swiss chard, taro, parsnip, peas.

6.) Iodine – comes from the soil.

7.) Iron – avocado, pumpkin, kale, swiss chard, lemon, kiwi.

8.) Magnesium – butternut squash, almonds, pumpkin seeds, dates, kiwi, brasil nuts, watermelon.

9.) Potassium – swiss chard, almonds, sweet potato, coconut, avocado dates.

10.) Selenium – asparagus, brussel sprouts, mushrooms, cashews, coconut, mango, banana.

11.) Sodium – grass fed beef, celery, spaghetti squash, swiss chard, kale, pumpkin seeds, coconut.

12.) Zinc – asparagus, balckberries, dates, pumpkin seeps, sunflower seeds, bacon, avocado.

Here is to a healthy long life!

Move better, feel great!

-Ace

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