How Do Trace Elements Work?

Reviewed on 1/12/2022

HOW DO TRACE ELEMENTS/METALS WORK?

Trace elements are nutritional supplements used for treating nutritional deficiencies. They are also used as supplements in the management of various medical conditions. 

Trace elements are essential for various bodily functions including:

Trace elements are present in various food sources, including:

  • Table salt
  • Soy sauce
  • Milk and milk products
  • Meat
  • Bread
  • Vegetables
  • Fresh fruits
  • Whole grains
  • Legumes
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Eggs
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Chocolate
  • Artichokes

HOW ARE TRACE ELEMENTS/METALS USED?

Trace element supplements are useful in the management of:

WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF TRACE ELEMENTS/METALS?

The most common side effects of trace elements/metals include:

The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.

QUESTION

Next to red peppers, you can get the most vitamin C from ________________. See Answer

WHAT ARE NAMES OF TRACE ELEMENTS/METALS?

Generic and brand names of trace elements/metals include:

References
https://reference.medscape.com/drugs/trace-elements-metals

https://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/ta3912

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