This list is a work in progress. It will summarize the most important functions of essential nutrients. Click on the links for more information and a list of good plant-based food sources for each nutrient.
|CALCIUM||Helps build and maintain strong bones. The heart, muscles, and nerves also need calcium to function properly.|
|MANGANESE||Helps form connective tissue, bones, sex hormones, and blood-clotting factors|
|POTASSIUM||Electrolyte and water balance and proper cell function|