Italiano - EnglishFrançais - Español

Minerals: what they do and where to find them

Calcium   Chloride   Magnesium   Phosphorus   Sodium   Chromium   Cobalt   Copper   Fluoride   Iodine   Iron   Manganese   Molybdenum   Selenium   Zinc


EU PRI (1) per day
European Union Population Reference Intake for males aged 18 years and over; values in italics indicate "acceptable range of intakes". 550 mg

Best sources
Meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, whole-cereal products and dried fruit.

Helps bone and tooth formation and body's acid-base balance. Aids metabolic energy control.

Deficiency symptons
Weakness, demineralisation of bone and loss of calcium.

Toxic? (4)
High intake lowers calcium levels in the blood.

Roast or grill lamb, beef, pork and poultry.

Did you know?
Many processed foods, and meats have high phosphorus content.

EU PRI - European Union Population Reference Intake as published by the Scientific Committee for Food of the European Community. Note: it must be remembered that age, sex and environment all influence the need for minerals. Eating less food to reduce weight or eating too many refined foods can lead to temporary deficiencies.

Reports of the Scientific Committee for Food (31st Series), Nutrient and Energy Intakes for the European Community, Directorate-General Industrial Affairs, Office des publications officielles des Communautes Europeennes, Luxembourg, 1993. Recommended Dietary Allowances, 10th Edition, National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington D.C., 1989. Metal Contamination of Food, C. Reilly, Elsevier, London, 1991
The European Food Information Council

((1) EU PRI - European Union Population Reference Intake for males aged 18 years and over; values in italics indicate "acceptable range of intakes".

(2) Higher intake levels may eventually be proposed to reduce the instance of osteoporosis during ageing.

(3) For women over 18 years.

(4) Toxicity of Minerals: The column "Toxic?" refers strictly to the intake of minerals usually present in foodstuffs. Intakes in excess of the dietary recommendations can be dangerous. Always keep to the recommended dosage as advised by your doctor or medical advisor.



Home di - Salute - Sessualità - Gola - Depressione - I consigli del nonno - Musica - Grafologia - Ambiente - Per saperne di più - Viaggi: tutto in una pagina - Meteo - Ridere - Mix

Cerca nel sito

Chi siamo e come contattarci

Copyright © 1998/2018 tutti i diritti sono riservati eccetto quelli già di altri proprietari.





 Home Mybestlife - Health - DepressioneSexuality
 Environment - Food - Musica - Basic Principles - Ridere
Search Contact

Copyright © 1998/2018 All rights reserved if not already owned by somebody else.