Nitrogen – Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources


Acid/Alkaline :: Acid-forming

Very little is known regarding this mineral and therefore our information is very sketchy.

Uses and Benefits of Nitrogen

  • Acts like and is the main element of a protein and the mineral phosphorus.
  • Helpful in Muscles, cartilage, tissue, tendons, ligaments, lean flesh.

Deficiency Symptoms of Nitrogen

  • Abnormal growth.
  • Thinness.
  • Neuromuscular issues, and death.

Rich Food Sources of Nitrogen

Proteins (Amino Acids). Dominating foods: nuts, seeds, alfalfa, green leafy vegetables.

Toxic sources: Meats

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