Top 16 Minerals Important In Our Body

What are Minerals?

Minerals are called micronutrients. The body needs micronutrients in smaller amounts than Carbohydrates, Protein, or fats. Similarly, Minerals do not provide energy (calories), but they help to release energy from Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats.

16 essential Minerals:

  1. Calcium
  2. Phosphorus
  3. Potassium
  4. Sulfur
  5. Sodium
  6. Chloride
  7. Magnesium
  8. Iron
  9. Zinc
  10. Copper
  11. Manganese
  12. Iodine
  13. Selenium
  14. Molybdenum
  15. Chromium
  16.  Fluoride

Minerals play important roles in:

  • maintaining blood pressure
  • fluid & electrolyte balance
  • bone health
  • making new cells
  • delivering oxygen to cells
  • contributing to normal muscle
  • nerve functioning

Minerals are cosmopolitan in foods, with specific minerals being found in certain foods. By eating a spread of nutrient-dense foods from the 5 food groups, you’ll have a mineral-rich diet.


My parents don’t listen to me!

Aging – Also called as second childhood, where the parents stop taking care of their health. A lot of time when we ask any young generation about doing a health routine check-up for their parents the only answer we get to hear from them is


Ever wondered why maximum parents don’t want to go to hospitals or do a health check-up even if they know that there is something not right within their body.

There are 1000+ questions on social media and where kids are posting questions like ‘’how to deal with parents who don’t take care of their health.

The answer to this question lies in the first line of my article.

Aging- A second childhood

Your parents gave you time, love, and care when you cried like hell on the first day of your school.

If they have spent their time posting a question like my kids never listens to me ‘’then you wouldn’t be here reading this article.

Your parents never left you when you cried and never wanted that vaccination shot.

The only solution was their time love and care.