There are 3 ways to get minerals for our bodies:
- Metallic Mineral Ancient sea beds
and ground up rocks and soils.
-Classed as hydrophobic - not water soluble, hard to dissolve
-Positive Electric charge.
-Less than 8% absorbable (i.e. Let's assume that you wanted to take
100 mg of a specific mineral each day. If you are using a metallic
mineral supplement, it is possible that only 8%, or 8 mg would
be available for your body to use.)
-This is what is found in most grocery store supplements.
- Chelated Mineral A metallic mineral wrapped
with a protein or amino acid.
-40 - 50% absorbable
- Plant Derived hydrophilic colloidal mineral.
Originate from the earth through the root of a plant.
-Negative electric charge
-Hydrophilic - easy to dissolve without digestion.
-Generally 200 - 2,000 times smaller than metallic minerals.
-Some minerals no larger than .0000001 micron (able to absorbed
readily into the bloodstream)
Yes! That's the key: lacking vitamins, the body can use minerals,
but without minerals, vitamins are worthless. And please keep this
in mind: many minerals require other minerals to be utilized fully
in the body. Think you get your minerals in a "balanced diet?"
In 1936, U.S.
Senate Document 264 lamented our food's lack of mineral nutrient
due to soil depletion. It's worse now. so chances are, if you're
not supplementing your diet with all 60 known essential minerals,
you're one of the 95% of all Americans deficient in nutritional
Many well-respected scientists, researchers and medical professionals
have established a relationship between mineral deficiencies and
a wide variety of health conditions which afflict the human body.
Additionally, extensive medical research, clinical and hospital
studies have confirmed the effectiveness of minerals to working
with many of these health conditions.
Minerals control the body's ability to absorb,
and use vitamins. And without minerals, vitamins have no purpose,
and are quickly eliminated from the body.
It is a huge waste of money to gobble handfuls
of high potency tablets, without backing them up with the right
minerals. It's like trying to run your car with a full tank of gas,
but no oil in the engine.
Lacking vitamins, the system can make some use
of minerals, but without minerals, vitamins are useless... This
discovery is one of the latest and most important revelations by
science about human health. Research has shown a direct correlation
between mineral deficiencies and illnesses.
For example, diabetes or hypoglycemia involves
chromium, zinc and vanadium deficiencies; cancer and heart disease
involve selenium, copper, and more. Most everyone knows that osteoporosis
involves a calcium deficiency, but fewer know about the need for
magnesium and boron as well.
Baldness and premature graying is also caused
by missing minerals. (You can hear full detail on the tape "Dead
Doctors Don't Lie." Life without minerals? Impossible!
Did you know that proteins, enzymes and hormones are all formed
from minerals? Minerals are the cornerstone of good health, all
prevention and recovery programs.
When you are taking a vitamin-mineral tablet, you are taking what
is called "METALLIC MINERALS." You only absorb 8-12% of
these metallic minerals, the rest passes through you. If you talk
to a chiropractor who x-rays patients, he'll tell you what he sometimes
sees lined up in the small intestines: Whole Vitamin and Mineral
tablets, like little boxcars, taking a long ride through the intestines.
Before you can use even the normal 8-12% of a
metallic mineral, the WHOLE mineral must be broken down by your
body. That's asking a lot of a body unless it's already in top shape.
The health food industry had a problem in the
late 70's, they developed "chelated" minerals: wrapping
amino acids or protein around the minerals helps the body metabolize
them. This results in slightly over 50% absorption at best.
Keep in mind...metallic minerals (also known as elemental minerals or salts) come from
Supposedly, too much of some of these elements can have toxic effects
on your body.
Human beings are not able to efficiently absorb
them or to use them. Certain animals are, but we are not. Nevertheless,
that's where the minerals in most mineral tablets come from.
There is another form of minerals. They're organically derived minerals.
These don't come from rocks and soil. They are neither metallic
nor salts. These are called colloidal minerals.
The organic or plant derived minerals come from
humic shale. What's that? Well, it's prehistoric plant life in its
concentrated form. It was first discovered on a Utah mountain-top
and sold in 1926. It's plant derived minerals.
That was 70 years ago, so we're not talking about
some brand new, unproven product. Colloidal minerals are still harvested
on that mountain today, from a 70-million-year-old humic shale deposit.
The air was full of oxygen and nitrogen back then,
not like today. Some trees grew 25 feet A YEAR! Earth was a nutrient
rich environment. Animal life like the Brontosaurus ate lots of
minerals back when it was in plant form. And you know how big they
Millions of years ago, Mother nature yielded a nutritional powerhouse.
Prehistoric plan life was packet with one of nature's most amazing
nutrients... colloidal minerals are
taken from plants that have already assimilated inorganic minerals
from rocks and soil.
Through a process called photosynthesis, the plants
have converted these precious minerals into organic colloidals that
are easily absorbable by the human body.
Colloidals are microscopic-sized electrically
charged particles. When absorbed by the body, colloidals act like
a magnet, helping to pull broken-down cells into the bloodstream
to be eliminated. Meanwhile, the body is replenished with nourishing
Plant derived minerals are clearly the BEST
way to get your minerals.
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