CALCIUM Food Sources: Milk, Cheese, Yogurt, Firm Tofu, Spinach, Almonds, etc. Function in the Body: Essential for strong bones and teeth, blood clotting, nervous system, heart and muscle function.
IRON Food Sources: Red and Dark Meat, Legumes, Dark Molasses, Dark Green Vegetables, Whole or Enriched Grains, etc. Function in the Body: Helps oxygen transport and use, energy metabolism, prevents iron-deficiency.
MAGNESIUM Food Sources: Whole Grain Cereals, Wheat Germ, Cashews, Peanuts, Halibut, Baked Potato with Skin, etc. Function in the Body: Helps protein synthesis, energy metabolism, nerve and muscle contractions.
PHOSPOROUS Food Sources: Cheese, Egg, Milk, Meat, Fish, Poultry, Whole-Grain Cereals, Legumes, Nuts. Function in the Body: Closely related to the body’s use of calcium
ZINC Food Sources: Oysters, Wheat Bran and Germ, Beef, Dark Turkey Meat, Ricotta Cheese, pecans. Function in the Body: Wound healing, growth, taste acuity, resistance to infection.