Function of Calcium

Calcium, a common and essential mineral in the human body, is mostly found in the teeth and bones; only 1% is located in the soft tissue and blood. The levels of calcium in the extracellular fluid (fluid surrounding the cells) as well as in the blood need to be kept within a very narrow concentration range for …

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Benefits of Calcium

You probably know that milk and other dairy products are essential for one’s health due to the fact that they are highly rich in calcium, vitamin D and other essential vitamins and minerals.

Zinc Toxicity

Zinc is an essential micromineral that is required in the diet on daily basis. However, this mineral needs to be taken in very small amounts, 20 milligrams or less.