Are Minerals Alive?
One might say that minerals live on a vastly extended timeframe, waiting inert for eons until life takes them inside, whereupon minerals live within us and as us. Every living being lives dependent upon minerals within.
"21 ESSENTIAL MINERALS AND 16 TRACE MINERALS YOUR BODY ABSOLUTELY NEEDS"
"Approximately 4% of the body mass consists of minerals.
"Minerals are naturally-occurring inorganic substances (i.e. they do not have a carbon atom).
"There are approximately 3800 known minerals, 21 of which are essential to the healthy functioning of the human body. Some minerals such as lead are toxic to humans.
"Minerals have vast and varied roles in the body, including healthy growth and development, transportation, regulating heart beat, building strong bones and ensuring the nervous system functions correctly.
"In the human body, minerals can be either bound to organic molecules, or in their inorganic form. They can be in two different states:
"Solid state as crystals such as bones and teeth;
Or in solution: in ionized or non-ionized form such as blood plasma. ..."
Minerals Were Created To Live
by Annmarie Throckmorton 2022