Minerals in Purslane, raw
Minerals are inorganic, which means they are not formed by living things. Your body needs larger amounts of some minerals, such as calcium, to grow and stay healthy. Other minerals like copper or iodine are called trace minerals because you only need very small amounts of them each day.
Potassium (494 mg), Magnesium (68 mg) and Calcium (65 mg) are some of the minerals present in Purslane, raw.
Nutrition Facts for 100g
Daily values based in a diet 2,000 kcal
All of the tissues in your body need a near constant supply of oxygen to maintain life. The hemoglobin is an iron-containing protein in your blood, which help in the delivery of oxygen. In 100 grams of Purslane, raw, you can find 1.99 milligrams of iron. It provides the hierro_porcentaje% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.
Along with sodium, calcium, magnesium, and chloride, potassium is an electrolyte, meaning that it helps to conduct electrical charges in the human body. In 100 grams of Purslane, raw, you can find 494 milligrams of potassium. It provides the 11% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.
About 50% of a person’s magnesium is stored in the bone, and as such, it plays a key role in bone metabolism, even a mild ongoing magnesium deficiency can lead to a significant amount of bone loss. 100 grams of Purslane, raw contains 68 milligrams of magnesium, that’s the 17% of the daily recommended value for an adult.
Inadequate intakes of phosphorus results in hypophosphataemia the symptoms of which include anorexia, anaemia, muscle weakness, bone pain, ataxia, confusion and possibly death. Phosphorus is so widespread in the food supply that dietary phosphorus deficiency is extremely rare. 100 grams of contains 44 milligrams of phosphorus, that’s the 4% of the daily recommended value for an adult.
Low sodium in the blood can lead to what is called hyponatremia: fatigue, seizures, muscle spasms, confusion and coma. Sodium deficiency is caused by vomiting, diarrhea, drinking excessive water and excessive sweating. In 100 grams of Purslane, raw, you can find 45 milligrams of sodium. It provides the 3% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.
In the food we commonly eat, there are only very small amounts of copper. As much as any dietary mineral, the amount of copper you eat is directly related to the amounts of minimally processed plant foods you get every day. In 100 grams of Purslane, raw, you can find 0.11 milligrams of copper. It provides the 6% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.
Manganese is important for everyday skin health. This mineral is a required co-factor for an enzyme called prolidase, which is in turn necessary to make collagen as a structural component of skin. 100 grams of Purslane, raw contains 0.3 milligrams of manganese, that’s the 15% of the daily recommended value for an adult.
Selenium-containing enzymes are involved in recycling of vitamin C from its spent form back to its active one, allowing for greater antioxidant protection. 100 grams of Purslane, raw contains 0.9 micrograms of selenium, that’s the 1% of the daily recommended value for an adult.
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