Minerals

Although only small amounts - measured in milligrams (mg) or micrograms (ug) - of minerals are required in the diet, minerals have many important functions in the body including bone structure and regulating body fluids.

Each mineral has a different function – find out more information by clicking on the minerals listed below.

Calcium

Fluoride

Iodine

Iron

Selenium

Sodium

Zinc

Page reviewed July 2013