dietary mineral

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dietary mineral

Minerals required for optimal functioning of the body; dietary requirements for minerals range from molar to trace amounts/day; some–eg, nickel, tin, and vanadium, may be required by some plants or animals, but are not known to have a role in humans
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According to test results from the laboratory concerned, levels of 20 +/- 7; 19 +/- 6; 19 +/- 6; 25 +/- 8 mg/kg were found in the dietary mineral samples.
The study also states that fruits are essential to the body because they are a good source of fiber, vital vitamins, dietary minerals, and antioxidants.
Amaranth is a very good source of vitamins including vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin B6, vitamin C, riboflavin and folate, and such dietary minerals as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper and manganese.