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Supplements are life, but even better than supplements, are minerals you can eat that don’t taste weird.

So how about this: we’ve put together a list of 5 minerals you can add to your diet naturally through everyday foods

BONUS – there are recipes! You can search for them by the name in our app

Vitamin C

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Good for: Growth, development and repair of bodily tissues, healing wounds, absorption of iron

Found in: Red pepper, Broccoli (who knew?!), Kiwi

Try this: Blueberry oats with mango & kiwi

Vitamin D

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Good for: Regulation of calcium, healthy bones, lower blood pressure, regulating immune system

Found in: Salmon, Eggs, Cow’s milk, Mushrooms

Try this: Ginger salmon with asparagus salad and goat cheese rolls

Calcium

Raw Shrimp laying on its side on yellow background.

Good for: Healthy blood clotting, strong bones and teeth, proper nerve functions

Found in: Leafy greens (this is good to know if you’re vegan!), Legumes, Fruit, Seafood

Try this: Quick and easy crayfish wrap

Magnesium

two avocado half with seed on a pink background. minimal color still life photography

Good for: Creation and repair of DNA, better exercise performance, boosted moods, lower blood pressure, lower inflammation

Found in: Spinach, Dark Chocolate, Almonds, Avocado

Try this: Baked avocados with eggs

Potassium

Male hand holding a banana isolated on pink background.

Good for: Maintains healthy blood pressure, stronger muscles, stabilized blood sugar, better metabolism

Found in: yogurt, beetroot, banana, clams, sweet potato

Try this: Carrot cake yogurt parfait

Femi A-Williams is a health and fitness convert trying to reconcile a healthy lifestyle and a happy food life. She is 80% whole grain and 20% donut.

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