Mineral Absorption Questions
For example: http://www.angstrom-mineral.com/angstrom-minerals/...Here it says"Angstrom liquid zinc supplement is the smallest cell ready zinc supplement today. It can enter the cell directly with out digestion. You get 99.9% of the zinc you... (more)
How does phytic acid deplete minerals? Mean if I eat rice with a steak will I not absorb any zinc? I don't understand. Phytic Acid is an anti-nutrient component found in rice, (also found in some nuts and seeds) which bonds minerals and can... (more)
Dried coconut has so much fibre, does this bind to and stop absorption of certain minerals? I think the fibre is mainly soluble so shoudnt be affected by this problem, such as with in-soluble fibres and phytates.
What's important isn't whether it has phytate, it's whether the phytate:mineral molar ratio is high during digestion of mineral-rich foods. You could stop eating it, but it'd be just as effective to segregate it from foods like meat, organs, etc.... (more)
I am having some tests done soon for food intolerance for my 5 yr old. I put her on a paleo diet 5 months ago, though when she is at school, she eats pasta daily. (that is the menu in Italy) I am a bit alarmed that she gained so much height since... (more)
I seem to max out around 500-600mg/day from food sources alone. Since we're not eating calcium-inhibiting grains and legumes and providing everything else is in balance (potassium/sodium, magnesium, zinc, iron, etc), our calcium absorption should... (more)