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Common Health Issues


Minerals & Ionic Minerals
By Mr. Steven Horne

Note from Four Winds

1. All enzymes are made of proteins (from the food we eat).
2. Your cells use amino acids (from proteins) as building blocks to create "systemic or metabolic" enzymes.
3. Most enzymes work best at normal body temperature and in an alkaline environment. As such, high fevers and over-acidity reduce the effectiveness of most enzymes.
4. Minerals are required to activate thousands of metabolic enzyme reactions within the body.
5. Minerals must be obtained from the soil. If the mineral is not in the soil, it cannot possibly be in the plant (and as a consequence in the food we eat!).

Our very existence is dependent upon the body's ability to utilize minerals because minerals activate enzymes!

When it comes to nutrition, adequate mineral intake is one of the cornerstones of good health. Minerals not only play a vital role in the formation of bones, teeth, muscles and connective tissues, they are also critical to body functions. This is because minerals play an essential role in activating the thousands of enzymes that run every process of the body. Unfortunately, the use of chemical fertilizers has greatly depleted the mineral content of modern soils. Adding the traditional NPK (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium) fertilizers does not replace macro minerals like calcium and magnesium or trace minerals like copper, zinc, iron, manganese and chromium that plants absorb from the soil.

Furthermore, it is friendly microbes in the soil that help make minerals available to plants. The use of toxic chemicals like pesticides and herbicides on the land has diminished the healthy microflora in the soil. This means that even when minerals are available in the soil, plants may not be able to utilize them. It is a similar problem to what happens in human beings when antibiotics destroy the friendly flora in the intestinal tract.


  Supplies dozens of essential trace minerals in a colloidal form for easier assimilation. However, Mineral Chi Tonic goes far beyond other colloidal mineral products by combining these minerals with extracts of Chinese tonic herbs that enhance the assimilation and utilization of the minerals.

These tonic herbs provide many benefits.

  Super Supplemental packs 12 vitamins, 10 minerals, 10 amino acids, 10 herbs, 12 fruit powders, three veggie powders, plus lutein, lycopene, inositol, PABA and choline for practically unbeatable supplement and antioxidant support.
Lutein supports healthy eyes, heart and skin. It also promotes breast health in women.
Lycopene helps maintain the health of the liver, lungs, prostate gland, colon and skin.

  A quick, tasty way to get easily assimilated trace minerals in a hurry.
Ionic Minerals contains 70 charged (ionic) trace minerals. Ionic minerals do not need to be broken down further for absorption and are easily and quickly taken into the cells that line the intestinal tract and readily employed in the body.

Ionic minerals play an important role in supporting a healthy pH balance.


Role of Minerals in the Body

  • Minerals act as co-factors for enzyme reactions. Enzymes don't work without minerals. All cells require enzymes to work & function. They give us our vitality.
  • They maintain the pH balance within the body.
  • Minerals actually facilitate the transfer of nutrients across cell membranes.
  • They maintain proper nerve conduction
  • Minerals help to contract and relax muscles.
  • They help to regulate our bodies tissue growth.
  • Minerals provide structural and functional support for the body.


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