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If you've been getting my Feminine Periodical, reading my blogs, or following me on social media for a while now, then you know that I am a bit obsessed with minerals.  I do hair mineral testing with all of my clients, and you can always find me cuddled up with a research article on minerals (mainly copper, magnesium, and iron).  Why am I so obsessed with minerals?  Because they activate thousands of reactions in the body.  In college, I learned about enzymes and how they are the catalyst for different chemical processes.  Those enzymes are primarily made up of amino acids from animal proteins.  This shows you how vital animal protein is, but what turns on those enzymes and allows them to work correctly?  You guessed it, minerals! 

When we have low levels of minerals in the body, these reactions slow down and work at a fraction of what they usually do.  This leads to the body compensating and not functioning at 100%. What causes a...

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Minerals Part-1: Mechanics


There are seven essential nutrients needed by the human body, meaning we need them in our diet. Minerals, along with vitamins, make up the essential nutrient group known as micronutrients. These nutrients are named “micro” because the body does not require as much of them when compared to macronutrients--carbs, protein, and fat. What makes minerals so special? The answer is that they play a role in several functional processes, including bone metabolism, hormone metabolism, reproduction, vitamin metabolism, and immune system. Now it is time to dive into the nuts and bolts of minerals.

What are the mechanics of minerals? 

Minerals are to your body what spark plugs are to your car. Minerals are what make your cells run and are the foundation in which the body works. If you do not have the right mineral balance, it is nearly impossible to heal your hormones, support thyroid function, and get your gut to work correctly.


There are two levels of minerals,...

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