The body is in need of the mineral iron in order to produce hemoglobin and myoglobin. The oxygen-carrying red colored protein found in blood cells is known as hemoglobin while myoglobin is the protein responsible in carrying oxygen in muscle cells.
Vitamin A, B and C Deficiency Symptoms Vitamins are organic substances that serve as catalysts in the body’s metabolic processes. Vitamins work in subtle ways that ensure the smooth running of the metabolic machine but they do not supply the body with either calories or energy directly.
Mineral are primarily inorganic substances, unlike vitamins which are organic substances – carbon-containing compounds. Minerals are often found in soil and rocks, plants absorb these minerals and animals digest it through their diet.
This article is aimed at the many magnesium deficiency symptoms in women , but first we shall address the question of what is Magnesium?
Folic acid, the synthetic form of the B group vitamin that is commonly known as folacin, folate or simply vitamin B9 is essential to human health. This is especially true during pregnancy where the vitamin is known to play a role in the prevention of pregnancy defects. Other major folic acid deficiency symptoms include diarrhea,…
Vitamin B9 is a water-soluble B-complex vitamin that can be used interchangeably with the terms folate and folic acid. It helps the body in converting carbohydrates into glucose, which is the so-called body fuel that is used in energy production.
Molybdenum is an important trace elements for almost all life forms. It serves as a cofactor for numerous enzymes that catalyze essential chemical transformations in the global nitrogen, carbon, and sulfur cycles. Therefore, enzymes that are molybdenum-dependent are needed for both the health of our ecosystem and human health.
This is the second post in this series, visit this page: vitamin deficiency symptoms for the first part, which includes information on the A, B and C vitamins.