Generally associated with strong bones.
- A light carbohydrate and 500 mg Magnesium, and 250 mg Calcium supplements will help you sleep.
- Silicon helps with calcium absorption in the early stages of bone formation.
Boron is good for metabolizing Calcium.
Formation of strong bones and teeth, maintenance of a regular heartbeat and the transmission of nerve impulses, maintenance of healthy gums, lowers cholesterol, muscular growth, prevention of muscle cramps, blood clotting and helps prevent cancer, provides energy, breaks down fats, maintains proper cell membrane permeability, aids in neuromuscular activity, helps to keep the skin healthy.
Symptoms of Deficiency ∞
Aching joints, brittle nails, eczema, elevated blood cholesterol, heart palpitations, hypertension (high blood pressure), insomnia, muscle cramps, nervousness, numbness in the arms and/or legs, a pasty complexion, rheumatoid arthritis, rickets, tooth decay, cognitive impairment, convulsions, depression, delusions, hyperactivity.
Milk and dairy foods, salmon (with bones), sardines, seafood, green leafy vegetables, almonds, asparagus, blackstrap molasses, brewer’s yeast, broccoli, buttermilk, cabbage, carob, cheese, collards, dandelion greens, dulse, figs, filberts, goat’s milk, kale, kelp, mustard greens, oats, prunes, sesame seeds, tofu, turnip greens, watercress, whey, and yogurt, alfalfa, burdock root, cayenne, chamomile, chickweed, chicory, dandelion, eyebright, fennel seed, fenugreek, flaxseed, hops, horsetail, kelp, lemongrass, mullein, nettle, oat straw, paprika, parsley, peppermint, plantain, raspberry leaves, red clover, rose hips, shepherd’s purse, violet leaves, yarrow, yellow dock.