Boron is a trace mineral needed by the body in only minuscule
amounts. It assists in the proper absorption of calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D, especially in older
people. It maintains healthy bones and prevents osteoporosis by slowing the loss of minerals through
urination. It plays an important role in joint health and has helped those with rheumatoid
arthritis. It helps to raise estrogen levels, which could prevent bone
loss. It is needed for proper muscle growth, enhances brain function and promotes mental
alertness. Boron plays a key role in how the body utilizes energy from fats and sugars.
Formulas that contain BORON: Alert
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