As indicated, only trace amounts of some minerals are needed for the body to function properly. The trace minerals include boron, fluoride, manganese, molybdenum, silicon, and vanadium. Several other trace minerals that are often more recognized include zinc, selenium, magnesium. Some trace minerals aid growth and development. Some roles of trace mineral include promoting the formation of strong bones and connective tissues; protection of the cardiovascular system; and protect and maintain the teeth. Trace minerals are necessary for good health.
See individual descriptions of the various trace minerals for more information.
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