Chelated Minerals

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The term, chelated mineral, refers to the formation of a complex between a mineral and an amino acid. Evidence supports the importance of chelated minerals in the central nervous system (CNS), citing a beneficial psychotropic effect, although the exact mechanism is not fully understood. Chelated minerals are used orally as dietary mineral supplements (marketed to be more bioavailable than non-chelated minerals), for supporting normal growth, stabilizing bipolar disorder, building strong muscles and bones, and improving immune function and overall health.

Also known as:  Bore Chélaté, Calcium Chélaté, Chelated Boron, Chelated Calcium, Chelated Chromium, Chelated Cobalt, Chelated Copper, Chelated Iron, Chelated Magnesium, Chelated Manganese, Chelated Molybdenum, Chelated Potassium, Chelated Selenium, Chelated Trace Minerals, Chelated Vanadium, Chelated Zinc, Chrome Chélaté, Cobalt Chélaté, Cuivre Chélaté, Fer Chélaté, Magnésium Chélaté, Manganèse Chélaté, Minerales Quelados, Minéraux Chélatés, Molybdène Chélaté, Potassium Chélaté, Sélénium Chélaté, Vanadium Chélaté, Zinc Chélaté

Diseases and Conditions

There is insufficient reliable information available about the effectiveness of chelated minerals as dietary mineral supplements, for supporting normal growth, stabilizing bipolar disorder, building strong muscles and bones, and improving immune function and overall health.

Safety

There is insufficient information on the overall safety of chelated minerals on children, adults, pregnant, and breastfeeding women. The side effects of chelated minerals may include nausea and fatty-liver hemorrhagic syndrome.

Medication Interactions

There are no known medication interactions for chelated minerals.

Supplement and Food Interactions

There are no known supplement, herb, or food interactions for chelated minerals.

Dosage

There is insufficient reliable evidence available to determine a dosage for chelated minerals.

Foods

Chelated minerals are not regularly found in foods.

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References

  1. https://naturalmedicines.therapeuticresearch.com/databases/food,-herbs-supplements/professional.aspx?productid=41
  2. http://naturaldatabase.therapeuticresearch.com/nd/Search.aspx?cs=&s=ND&pt=100&id=41&fs=ND&searchid=62579605
  3. www.pitt.edu/~super7/32011-33001/32391.ppt
  4. Branton SL, Lott BD, Maslin WR, et al. Fatty liver-hemorrhagic syndrome observed in commercial layers fed diets containing chelated minerals. Avian Dis 1995;39:631-5.

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