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Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in our bodies. That means it’s pretty essential for our health and wellness. The National Institute of Health notes that in addition to helping keep our energy levels balanced, magnesium also “contributes to the structural development of bone and is required for the synthesis of DNA, RNA, and the antioxidant glutathione. Magnesium also plays a role in the active transport of calcium and potassium ions across cell membranes, a process that is important to nerve impulse conduction, muscle contraction, and normal heart rhythm.” In short, this is one mineral we can’t afford to ignore.
The History of Trace Minerals
Trace Minerals has been making nutritional supplements for the past 40 years. In 1999, sales reps Matt Kilts and Scott Perkes purchased the company and began expanding the product line to include a range of options focusing on everything from joint health to children’s formulas.
Trace Minerals Company Mission
Trace Minerals’ vision is a world where people are empowered to take charge of their health, and one in which ionic trace minerals are part of everyone’s daily routine. Through its line of supplements, Trace Minerals harnesses the power of the natural world, harvesting mineral deposits every year at its ponds and basins in the heart of Utah.
Benefits of Trace Minerals
When we spoke with Trace Minerals in 2017, training director Dr. Darrin Starkey shared how “in a perfect world, we’d all meet our daily nutritional needs from the food we eat. Unfortunately, poor soil quality means we may have nutritional deficiencies even if we eat a healthy, well-balanced diet.” That’s where supplements can help. The brand harvests its minerals in Utah from one of the last remaining North American inland seas. The ponds are surrounded by mountain ranges, so when runoff from melting snow makes its way down to the rivers and streams, it picks up minerals from rocks and soil along the way. Trace Minerals doesn’t use any dyes or chemicals during the production process—all you’ll find inside each bottle are unique blends of ionic, electrolyte minerals, and trace minerals.
Top Trace Minerals Products
Here are some of our member picks to help get you started with Trace Minerals.
ConcernTrace Trace Mineral Drops
Each drop of this supplement contains 72 naturally-occurring ionic trace minerals. It’s easy to add to any liquid like water, smoothies, or juice, and can be taken throughout the day.
Magnesium Effervescent Tablets
Just dissolve and drink. That’s the idea behind these convenient tablets that deliver your daily dose of magnesium. The orange flavor is just the right amount of sweet to help this supplement go down easy.
Probiotic 55 Billion
This probiotic supplement from Trace Minerals offers 10 strains of viable organisms, including 11 billion Bifidobacterium CFUs and 44 billion Lactobacillus CFUs, which are the most common types of bacteria found in the small and large intestines.
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