Chromium

Chromium
Chromium aids the synthesis of fatty acids and cholesterol needed for proper brain function and various other bodily processes.
Chromium can be found best in brewer’s yeast however a variety of other good food sources for this can be found in beef, liver, eggs, chicken, oysters, wheat germ, green peppers, apples, bananas, spinach, black pepper and molasses.
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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates
These are broken down by the body into glucose which is the that the body uses for energy.
Carbohydrates can be found in many forms such as simple sugars, complex starches and fibre.
Unprocessed foods such as veg, fruit, legumes and whole grains for example are high in good carbohydrates.
Carbohydrates can be found in many basics such as white rice, white bread, potatoes, cakes and cookies also, these are in the form of starches or sugars.

Calcium

Calcium
This mineral is found in many foods where it is then absorbed on consumption and stored mostly within our bones and teeth, this helps to keep them strong.
Calcium also helps the body muscles and blood vessels to expand and contract and to send signals through our nervous system.
It is one of the most important minerals that our body requires. It helps to release enzymes and hormones that affect pretty much every function the human body does.

Caffeine

Caffeine
Caffeine can be found in drinks such as coffee, tea and soft drinks. Caffeine can also be found in some medicines which helps to speed up the process the pain relieving medicine takes effect.
Have too much caffeine and it can keep you awake and make you restless or in small amounts caffeine can make you more alert or awake as it is a stimulant.