Trace elements are minerals that are needed by the body in small amounts. These minerals come from the soil and water and cannot be made by living organisms. They are essential for many physiological and biochemical processes. Trace elements are:
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Macro minerals are inorganic elements that the body needs in larger quantities to perform important physiological functions. Minerals are elements that come from soil & water that cannot be made by living organisms. Its important to note that plant sources and water may vary from place to place due to soil mineral content varying geographically. These macro minerals are:
A fat-soluble vitamin travels through the lymphatic system of the small intestine and into the general blood circulation within the body. Fat-soluble vitamins, once they have been stored in tissues within the body they tend to remain there.