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Know yourself - Introductory Material

Nitrogen: What Does This Element Do For You?
Introductory article - Know Yourself - June 07, 2019
Nitrogen is a non-metal element, a component of the air that we breathe, and living plants and animals. Although nitrogen is essential to human health, in some forms this element may be responsible for carcinogenic activity. Should you be concerned?
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Chromium: Why Is It An Essential Nutrient?
Introductory article - Know Yourself - May 10, 2019
Chromium has been identified as an essential trace mineral and is thought to be involved in glucose metabolism. What else is known about this metal mineral and how much do you need each day?
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Fluoride: Not Just For Your Teeth
Introductory article - Know Yourself - April 26, 2019
Fluoride, a trace mineral, is typically associated with the health of your teeth and is a common component of toothpastes and mouth washes. However, tooth health is not the only function of fluoride in your body.
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Sulfur: Not Like Other Minerals
Introductory article - Know Yourself - February 22, 2019
Sulfur is an essential nutrient, but unlike other minerals is incorporated into the structure of other essential nutrients and a variety of compounds synthesised within your body and necessary for your metabolism.
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Molybdenum: Another Essential Trace Mineral
Introductory article - Know Yourself - December 28, 2018
Molybdenum is a metal which has, like iron and zinc, both biological and industrial applications. Biologically, molybdenum is found in an array of enzymes in bacteria and animals, including humans. Learn more about its requirement for health.
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