Did you know there are nutrients essential to not only humans but to all organisms? These substances are so-called the “magic wands” that enable the body to produce enzymes, hormones and other substance that are essential to the growth development.
“Micronutrients are different from macronutrients (like carbohydrates, protein and fat) because they are necessary only in very tiny amounts. Nevertheless, micronutrients are essential for good health, and micronutrient deficiencies can cause serious health problems. Micronutrients include such dietary minerals as zinc and iodine, and they are necessary for the healthy functioning of all your body's systems, from bone growth to brain function.
What Micronutrients are and Their Role in Your Health
Micronutrients are what are commonly referred to as “vitamins and minerals.”Micronutrients include such minerals as flouride, selenium, sodium, iodine, copper and zinc. They also include vitamins such as vitamin C, A, D, E and K, as well as the B-complex vitamins.”