Trace Elements

Fluoride in the body

Fluoride is the 17th element of the table of chemical elements. Its name comes from the Latin word "fluorescence" - the stream. Fluoride in its natural state is found in many sources - in water, food, soil and several minerals ...

How does selenium affect the body?

Selenium is a trace element that is necessary for good health, but only in small amounts. Read more about how selenium affects the body.

How does nickel affect the body?

The word "nickel" means - never guess! - mischief.


This microelement - molybdenum - was discovered by the scientist Scheele, who in 1778 received molybdenum acid and several of its salts. Metal in its pure form was obtained by I. Berzelius in 1817.


Why does the body need copper (Cu)? Without it, we simply can not live. It takes part in the metabolism of the body, helps to form red blood cells and hemoglobin, supplies cells with oxygen. Let's figure out what other role copper plays for the human body.


Manganese actively participates in the metabolism of all living organisms, and in humans - especially.


Cobalt, like all microelements, is very useful for the human body. It affects hemopoiesis, takes part in the synthesis of biological substances. But to learn all its useful properties, let's get to know him better.


Iodine is one of the most necessary chemical elements for our body.


This micronutrient does not smell very good, therefore, in Greek, the name "bromine" is translated as "stench".


Boron is a poorly understood trace element, so much so that even its daily dose is unknown.

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