CHLORIDE MINERAL HEALTH BENEFITS DEFICIENCY AND RICH FOOD

Posted in MINERALS HEALTH BENEFITS, DEFICIENCY AND RICH FOODS

CHLORIDE HEALTH BENEFITS:

·        keeps the amount of fluid within and around cells in balance

·        helps regulate the pH (acid-alkali / acid-base) balance of body fluids

·        maintains proper blood volume and pressure

·        critical constituent of hydrochloric acid, a key component of gastric juice secreted by the stomach that is vital for maintaining the normal acidic environment needed by pepsin, and aids digestion and absorption of many nutrients including iron and vitamin B12

·        may help conserve potassium

CHLORIDE DEFICIENCY:

1.      loss of appetite

2.      muscle weakness

3.      lethargy

4.      dehydration

5.      deficiency leads to alkalosis, a condition in which body fluids have excess base (alkali), that can result in dangerously high blood pH and excessive loss of potassium in urine

CHLORIDE RICH FOOD

·        Whole grains

·        Whole fruits

·        Vegetables

·        Lean meats

·        Legumes

·        Nuts/seeds.

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