LESSONS

Minerals

Minerals fall into one of two categories: major minerals or trace minerals.

Major Minerals Trace Minerals
Minerals needed by the body in large amounts. Some examples include:

  • Calcium
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
Minerals needed by the body in very small amounts. Some examples include:

  • Iron
  • Iodine
  • Zinc
  • Selenium