Minerals

Minerals are essential to maintain good health. Check out our selection of guides here to learn the ins and outs of minerals.

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Minerals are essential to the body. Mineral intake is a factor of good health. A balanced diet usually cater for the athlete's needs, however, certain adjustments may be necessary in specific circumstances, such as intensive sports, specific conditions, or insufficient sunlight...

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Iron is a mineral that helps the blood transport oxygen, an important point for athletes.

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Sodium is important for endurance athletes, but intakes are too often higher than the needs, particularly in persons who eat ready meals and many industrial foods.

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Zinc is an essential trace element of our body. It plays a significant role in cell multiplication.

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Potassium is the main intracellular mineral as opposed to sodium, the main extracellular mineral.

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Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. It accounts for approximately 1.8% of the body weight, knowing that 99% of calcium is found in the skeleton and teeth.

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Magnesium is an essential mineral for proper body function and to maintain good vitality. Exercise may increase the needs in magnesium, making it a essential component of the athlete's diet. Let's take a closer look at this mineral: its role, recommended intake and where to find it.

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