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What are the most important trace elements?

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What are the most important trace elements?

The human body needs fats, proteins, carbohydrates and vitamins to survive. Trace elements belong to the group of minerals. They are essential for the human organism and are responsible for many important tasks. Humans only need small amounts of these minerals. Strictly speaking, it is about 50mg per kilo of body mass.

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How much iodine do you need per day?

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How much iodine do you need per day?

The German Nutrition Society (DGE) recommends a daily intake of 180-200 micrograms of iodine for adults. For a young child, the recommended amounts of iodine are of course lower.

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What do iodine tablets do?

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What do iodine tablets do?

Wer seinen täglichen Jodbedarf nicht durch die Nahrung decken kann, muss seinem Organismus zusätzlich Jod zuführen. Dafür eignen sich besonders Jodtabletten. Mit Jod in Form von Nahrungsergänzungsmitteln kann man nicht nur Jodmangelzustände beheben, sondern auch einem Mangel entgegen wirken. Vor allem schwangere und stillende Frauen haben einen erhöhten Bedarf an Jod, da sie ihren Nachwuchs über die Nabelschnur und Muttermilch mitversorgen müssen. 

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What is the function of trace elements in the body?

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What is the function of trace elements in the body?

Trace elements are minerals. They occur only in small quantities (in traces) in the human organism. Yet they take over vital tasks. The main task of trace elements are the metabolic processes.

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Vitamins, minerals and trace elements: daily requirement

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Vitamins, minerals and trace elements: daily requirement

The daily requirement of vitamins, minerals and trace elements varies greatly. On the one hand, it is particularly important to consider factors such as gender, size and age. On the other hand, life circumstances such as pregnancy should be taken into account.

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