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This essential mineral is important in healthy prostate function, development of reproductive organs, healthy skin, collagen formation, promoting a healthy immune system, and for proper taste and smell. It protects the liver from chemical damage, and is vital for bone formation. Zinc is essential for proper insulin activity, and works with the antioxidants to breakdown free radicals. Sufficient intake of zinc is needed to maintain the proper concentration of vitamin E in the blood, and it increases

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Vanadium is needed for formation of teeth and bones. It plays a role in growth and reproduction. Vanadium deficiency may lead to cardiovascular disease, impaired reproductive ability, and infant mortality.

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Sulfur is an important mineral that is needed for the production of amino acids. Sulfur containing amino acids are: methionine, cysteine, taurine, and glutathione. These amino acids are important to maintain proper detoxification of the body. Sulfur also helps the body resist bacteria. Because of its ability to protect against toxic substances, radiation, and pollution, sulfur slows down the aging process. Sulfur is found in all body tissue.

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Sodium is necessary for maintaining a proper water balance and blood pH. It is also important for stomach, nerve, and muscle function. Although sodium deficiency is rare, it does occur most often in people taking diuretics for high blood pressure. Experts estimate that over 20% of elderly people who take diuretics may be deficient in sodium. Because this mineral affects water balance and diuretics are used is many cases to relieve edema, the problem is of trying to solve one problem while

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Potassium is a macro-mineral, it is important for a healthy nervous system, and a regular heartbeat. It can prevent strokes, provide for proper muscle contractions, and works with sodium to maintain proper water balance. Potassium helps to stabilize blood pressure, and regulates the transfer of nutrients through the cell membranes. Signs of potassium deficiency include: abnormally dry skin, acne, chills, constipation, depression, diminished reflex function, edema, nervousness, insatiable thirst,

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Alternative Healthcare offers better ways than regular medicine - allopathic medicine - for maintaining a healthy body, and a safer and more effective way to treat illness, especially chronic illness