Trace minerals Archives - Hey Mr. Vitamin

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

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You probably don’t realize that most multivitamin found in stores and online contain synthetic vitamins made from chemicals. Not just the off brand ones but even the name brand are full of synthetic vitamins. Multivitamins made from whole foods provide a more natural way to get your daily nutritional intake.


Many multivitamin supplements contain synthetic vitamins.  What makes a Synthetic vitamins? They are synthetic chemical isolates made in a lab: they are created by humans to try and mimic the vitamin benefits that their natural equivalents – found in food – offer. However, synthetic vitamins can only provide isolated or fractionated pieces of the whole vitamin. Why? Because synthetic vitamins don’t contain the full benefit that nature intended.

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Every kitchen is stocked with herbs and spices. Most likely they are in a cupboard above your stove haphazardly organized and often used to create your family’s meals. What you may not know is there are many health benefits of herbs and spices. So every time you add a little loving flavor to your cooking your actually boosting your family’s health.

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

It would be overly dramatic to say that the carrots you eat today has very little nutrition in it—especially with the fast food epidemic—however it is true that the fruits and vegetables that were grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the what we buy today. The reason this is happening to our product is soil depletion: Modern agricultural methods have stripped increasing amounts of nutrients from the soil in which the food we eat grows. Each generation of fast-growing, pest-resistant produce is truly less nutritious for you than the one before.

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Copper is an essential trace mineral that every tissue in the body requires to complete standard metabolic functions. This mineral is proven to strengthen connective tissue, decrease inflammation, restore oxidative energy metabolism, restore hair color, and help fight parasites and cancer. There is also some evidence that copper plays a role in improving liver and brain functions. When given a choice between drinking from a copper pipe water source or a copper-free water source, animals will consistently choose the source containing copper. This choice is made because the mineral helps animals stay free of parasites.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Eating a balanced diet with adequate quantities of vitamins and minerals keeps our bodies in good working order. Because they are so vital, it is important to understand what minerals are and their role in the body. It is also important to understand the major and trace minerals in the body to stay healthy and avoid possible overdoses.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Tin is a trace mineral or micromineral. Although the human body contains very small quantities of the mineral, it is critical for overall health and basic bodily processes. The mineral is found in human tissues, with the greatest amounts in the liver, brain, suprarenal glands, spleen, and thyroid gland. It is important to know how the mineral works in the human body and how to avoid a tin deficiency.