These substances do not supply the body with energy.
They are necessary to cause the chemical reactions that take place in our body.
Vitamins are naturally found in many foods (fruits, vegetables, etc.).
Minerals are metals (iron, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, etc.) that are present in very low doses.
A varied diet (meat, dairy products, vegetables, fruits, etc.) helps prevent vitamin and metal deficiency.
To learn about vitamins and minerals
An excess of vitamins and minerals is as dangerous as a deficiency.
Χή Pay attention to supplements that are absorbed without medical advice,
The current food tends to provide too much sodium (salt),
Foods high in sugar and fat are common very poor in vitamins and minerals.
The other nutrients
Some nutrients provide energy, they are proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
Other nutrients, although essential, do not provide energy.
These are vitamins, minerals and trace elements, fiber and water.
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