Everything You Need To Know About Fulvic/Humic Minerals

Fulvic/Humic Minerals provide a wide variety of the most important minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. It is an essential part of my daily supplementation and I highly recommend it as a source to boost and sustain optimal health.

 

Here are key facts you need to know about this supplement.

  1. Contains 11 key Amino Acids to serve as the building blocks of protein in the body. These amino acids are vital for optimal functioning of the brain and central nervous system. The 11 Amino Acids included are:
    1. Alanine
      • aides metabolism of glucose (a sugar used for energy in the body)
      • guards against toxic build up of substances in muscles during aerobic exercise
    2. Glutamic acid
      • an excitatory neurotransmitter important for the brain and central nervous system
      • can be converted into glutamine or GABA*
        • *(GABA is another amino acid important for brain and central nervous system)
      • important for metabolism of sugars and fats
      • useful for treating childhood behavioral disorders
    3. Glycine
      • helps to supply creatine to prevent muscle degeneration
      • necessary for central nervous system function
    4. Histidine
      • significant in the growth and repair of tissues
      • important immune system chemical
    5. Isoleucine
      • needed for hemoglobin formation
      • valuable for athletes because it helps enhance energy, endurance, and repair muscle tissues
    6. Methionine
      • assists in the breakdown of fats that might build up in the liver and arteries
      • helps digestive system
      • powerful antioxidant
    7. Phenylalanine
      • can have a direct effect on brain chemistry
      • converted into tyrosine, which in turn is used to create dopamine and norepinephrine (neurotransmitters that promote alertness and elevate mood)
    8. Serinine
      • needed for proper metabolism of fats and fatty acids
      • helps maintain a healthy immune system
    9. Threonine
      • important for the proper formation of collagen, elastin, and tooth enamel
      • enchances the immune system
    10. Tryptophan
      • used by the brain to produce serotonin (a neurotransmitter that transfers nerve impulses and responsible for normal sleep)
      • helps combat depression and insomnia and to stablize moods
    11. Valine
      • needed for muscle metabolism and tissue repair
      • can be used as an energy source by muscle tissue
  2. Contains the entire Vitamin B complex, except for one. The Vitamin B Complex is essential to maintain the health of the nerves, skin eyes, hair, liver, and mouth, as well as proper brain function. The Vitamin B complex includes the following:
    1. Vitamin B (Thiamine)
      • optimizes brain function
      • enhances circulation and assists blood formation
      • heavy alcohol and caffeine consumption increases need for thiamine
    2. Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin)
      • needed for growth and protection of the nervous system
      • shown to reverse the symptoms of rare neurological diseases (Bell’s Palsy)
    3. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
      • necessary for red blood cell formation
    4. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
      • needed for proper circulation and healthy skin
    5. Vitamin B6 (Pryidoxine)
      • required by the nervous system and needed for normal brain function
      • needed for the synthesis of the nucleic acids RNA and DNA
      • plays a role in cancer immunity and aids prevention of arterioscelorsis
    6. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) NOT INCLUDED IN THIS SUPPLEMENT
      • known as the anti-stress vitamin
      • plays a role in the production of adrenal hormones
      • required by all cells
      • good sources are avocados, eggs, and fish

3. Contains a plethora of minerals to boost overall health and vitality. Here is a short and quick list of a few of the key minerals.

  1. calcium
  2. chromium
  3. iron
  4. magnesium
  5. manganese
  6. potassium
  7. phosphorous
  8. suphur
  9. silver
  10. zinc

 

Source: Balch, Phyllis A. Prescription for Nutritional Healing: a Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements. Penguin, 2011.

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