Iodine, Manganese, Boron, Strontium, and Phosphorus – Food Sources

Majid Ali, M.D.

The table below presents the major food sources of iodine, manganese, boron, strontium, and phosphorus

 

Food Sources of Minerals

Iodine

pple, asparagus, beet, blueberry, carrot, celery, cucumber, dulse, green pepper, kale, kelp, lemon, spinach, strawberry, Swiss chard, tomato, watermelon,

Manganese

beet, carrot, celery, cucumber, parsley

Phosphorus

Goat milk, dairy products, meat, and fish are excellent sources. The phosphorus in plant foods (seeds, beans, peas, cereals, and nuts) occurs in a storage form called phytic acid or phytate. Abouthalf of the phosphorus in this from is absorbed.

Strontium

Brazil nut, sea weed, sea salt, dairy

Boron

Nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, broccoli, carrots, chick peas

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