When you think of precious minerals, you think of gold and silver. But when your health is concerned, there are other more precious ones such as calcium and iron, which are far more important. Each of these dietary minerals are unique, and they carry out their own distinct life preserving task.
Researchers have divided these nutrients into two groups: major and trace minerals. The difference being how much of the mineral the body contains.
The major minerals are identified as such since there’s more of them in the body.