Holland & Barrett - Shop For Minerals

Minerals form one of the crucial components of a healthy diet and lifestyle. Maintaining a sufficient mineral intake is essential for good health. Minerals are divided into two categories: major minerals and trace minerals, and help to maintain the health of bones and teeth, provide the foundation for healthy blood, assist with the balance of fluids and electrolytes, and help with digestion.

At Holland & Barrett, we stock a range of minerals including, Calcium, Chromium, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium and Zinc. Each mineral is require to aid different fruitions within the body;

Calcium is the body's most important and abundant mineral. It is essential in the formation and repair of bones and teeth and is also used in blood clotting, muscle contraction and the transmission of nerve cell signals. It is commonly used for the prevention of osteoporosis and dietary deficiencies of those with lactose intolerance. Calcium is also used as a supplement for people on special diets, such as vegans.

 

  • Chromium plays an important part in maintaining blood sugar levels, as well as helping to break down protein, fats and carbohydrates.
  • Iron is an essential mineral which helps muscle cells store oxygen. Iron is necessary in providing the body with the fuel it runs on.
  • Magnesium is required to maintain healthy bones, releasing energy from foods, protein and fatty acid formation, making new cells and activating B Vitamins.
  • Selenium is an essential antioxidant trace mineral. It is thought to support the body's immune system by protecting tissues from free radicals.
  • Zinc is an essential mineral which is required by the body for many important functions, such as; to help in wound healing, synthesise protein, boost immunity and to protect cells from free radicals.

 

View the different products in out Minerals range to find the right supplement for you.

 

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