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Title Trace elements
Description Description of the essential trace elements: chromium, copper, iodine, manganese, selenium and zinc
Creation Date 18 October 2001
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Inorganic minerals are nutrients needed for the development of structural components of both hard and soft body tissues. They are also required for the normal functioning of enzyme systems, for muscle contraction, nerve transmission and blood clotting. As the body cannot produce mineral nutrients, the diet must supply them all.
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