Proteins are essential for growth because it is required for cartilage tissues and bones. Proteins are a nutritious substance, composed of twenty-two (22) amino acids. Fourteen (14) of these produced by our own organism. The others must be supplied SIMULTANEOUSLY to our body. Here is the list of some of them:
SOURCES FOR CALCIUM:
Apricots, celery, lemon, cabbage, endives, spinach, figs, halibut. Cheese, sweet-lime, blackberries, onions, oranges, prunes, radishes, salmon, bran, yoghurt, etc.
PHOSPHORUS is necessary for bones.
SOURCES FOR PHOSPHORUS:
Garlic, lamb, almonds, asparagus, carrots, celery, cereals, mushrooms, crustaceans, cabbage, cucumbers, squash, spinach, figs, cheese, wheat germ, milk, corn, turnips, nuts, eggs, onions, parsnips, leeks, peas, fish, prunes, raisins, bran, tomatoes, etc.
IRON helps you to grow
SOURCES FOR IRON:
Apricots, almonds, asparagus, beets, wheat, cereals, cabbage, watercress, dates, spinach, strawberries, lettuce, lentils, molasses, potatoes, blackberries, hazel-nuts, eggs, onions, parsley, prunes, currants, roast veal, tomatoes, etc.
COPPER develops your bones
SOURCES FOR COPPER:
Banana’s whole cereals, mushrooms, dates, eggs, etc.
MAGNESIUM is another necessary mineral for growth
SOURCES FOR MAGNESIUM:
Almonds, banana’s, beets, carrots, cerely, mushrooms, cabbage, dates, spinach, black figs, raspberries, roquefort cheese, wheat germ, green beans, milk, lettuce, corn, honey, onions, oranges, grapefruit, , peaches, dandelions, pears, pollen, prunes, apples, radishes, dried raisins, greens, etc.
ZINC also influences growth.
SOURCES FOR ZINC:
Garlic, pineapple, asparagus, bananas, carrots, cabbage, cucumbers, spinach, figs, strawberries, wheat germ, green beans, eggs, lettuce, beer yeast (barm), turnips, nuts, oranges, prunes, radishes, tomatoes, etc.
IODINE is needed for the thyroid gland.
SOURCES FOR IODINE:
Sea-weed, pineapple, asparagus, carrots, mushrooms, cabbage, watercress, crustaceans, spinach, strawberries, lettuce, onions, turnips, potato peelings, peas, fish, radishes, tomatoes, etc.
PROTEINS, VITAMINS, and MINERALS are very important for the development of your body and its good health. Make sure you aren’t missing any.