Manage episode 221048428 series 2315283
Minerals are essential parts of healthy living, and some of the minerals in food aren't what you'd expect. Did you know, for example, that sulfur is in broccoli? And that salts in our water like sodium chloride help power our bodies?
Together, minerals, vitamins, proteins, fats and other nutrients are what make us go. But specifically, why are minerals important, and what happens when our diets are mineral deficient? And how are modern agricultural techniques making the food supply less rich in minerals than it should be?