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Micronutrient 101: Minerals - Zinc
by Jowynna Yeo - 6th Oct 2019
Did you know that nearly 90% of our total body zinc is found in our muscles and bones? Wow. Zinc plays many important functions as it's involved in cell growth, nutrient metabolism, immuni...
Micronutrient 101: Minerals - Iodine
by Jowynna Yeo - 30th Sep 2019
Iodine... No, it's not just a solution for lab experiments. Iodine is one of the essential trace minerals as our human body cannot produce Iodine, hence it must come from our diet. ...
Micronutrient 101: Minerals - Copper
by Jowynna Yeo - 22nd Sep 2019
Copper is not only a soft metal, but it's also a trace mineral. It is a normal constituent of blood and is a component of many enzymes in our body. Fun fact: Copper is mostly abundant in our l...
Micronutrient 101: Minerals - Manganese
by Jowynna Yeo - 11th Sep 2019
Manganese, not to be confused with Magnesium, is a trace element found mainly in our bones, liver, kidneys, pancreas and small intestine. It is involved in many enzyme reactions in our body and...
Micronutrient 101: Minerals - Iron
by Jowynna Yeo - 5th Sep 2019
When we breathe in, oxygen will go into our lungs... Iron plays a role as a driver, or transporter in bringing the oxygen from the lungs to the body. Iron is important to sustain our body functions i...