Mineral makers

Salt Lake City has been and remains a hotbed of mineral sourcing, especially with chelates. We caught up with Bruce Sherman, CEO of Chelated Minerals Internationa, and Gameil Fouad, PhD, president of Biotron Labs, to dig into the minerals realm.

FI: Studies show higher safety and tolerability with chelates compared to traditional minerals. What other points of differentiation do chelates have over traditional mineral sources?

BS: The importance of chelates is they remain intact through digestion until they are prepared to cross the gut wall. The mineral/mineral antagonism is well-documented as well as oxidation reduction reaction of certain vitamins with inorganic minerals. Chelates, if they r

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