The minerals and trace elements are vital in ensuring the body functions properly. They must be provided by food as the body cannot produce them and they are also lost through sweat and excretions.

Chlorella contains the following minerals and trace elements:

Calcium: Plays an important role in nervous transmission and muscular contraction. The mineral is vital to the bones and teeth.

Magnesium: Vital to the proper functioning of the muscles and to the energy metabolism. Contributes to the composition of the skeleton, nervous transmission and muscular contraction.

Iron: Necessary for the synthesis of haemoglobin and the transport of oxygen in tissues needed in order to produce energy.

Zinc: Involved in a large number of metabolic processes. Needed in the endogenous synthesis (inside the body production) of proteins. Vital to the protein, carbohydrate, lipid and energy metabolism.

Selenium: Acts as an antioxidant.