Tag: mineral

Green tea is considered one of the healthiest beverages in the world. The amazing health benefits it provides make green tea a common ingredient in dietary supplements too. People drink the tea or use supplements that contain it for a wide range of reasons. Some people drink tea to support ...

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Thyroid may be a small, butterfly-shaped gland, but it takes part in a number of processes in the body. The function of the thyroid gland is influenced by many factors including hormones. One of our previous articles discussed the link between estrogen and thyroid health, but in this post, we ...

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The thyroid gland produces three hormones that affect growth, metabolism, and cellular differentiation. Two are most notable: thyroxine and triiodothyronine, deficiencies of which can lead to hypothyroidism, while excesses of such can lead to hyperthyroidism. (Click here if none of those terms ...

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What you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask or too busy to search. A lot of people have been asking and inquiring about the thyroid and some related terms that are often too short to merit its own article (as you know if you visit this site often, I often like to write very long ...

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Zinc is an essential trace element present within all bodily tissue and of huge importance for healthy cell division. Benefits of zinc are numerous: from establishing hormonal balance in the body to stronger immunity. In addition, zinc is responsible for a number of functions in the human ...

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How does Copper work? We all love copper, don’t we? Copper looks great in the kitchen with a variety of cups and pots, but it is also great for the body as well. Copper is a very important element that provides people with a healthy lifestyle. Primarily, this mineral helps with the process of the ...

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The thyroid is connected with the development and building function of the human body. Without this important gland, the body would have trouble regulating all the important connections inside each human cavity. Furthermore, a person’s health would struggle to exist without the thyroid gland. The ...

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What Is Iodine? Iodine is an element required by the body to make thyroid hormones, as well as other hormones. The body does not make iodine by itself, and so we must get iodine from the foods that we eat, or by taking an iodine supplement. If we don’t get adequate iodine from our food then we ...

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What is Selenium? Selenium is an essential mineral and is critical to human health. Present in many everyday foods; selenium is also available as a food supplement. It can be found in many common foods such as fish, seafood, beef, chicken, and grains. It plays a vital role in many processes in the ...

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