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Frequently Asked Questions

Which fruits and vegetables have the highest mineral content?

Among others, bananas for potassium and magnesium, kiwis for magnesium, citrus fruit and berries for calcium. Leafed vegetables provide valuable quantities of magnesium, potassium, iron, copper and calcium.

In some vegetables with a high concentration of oxalic acid (spinach, sorrel, beetroot and rhubarb…) little or none of the calcium is absorbed.

Source: IFN


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