​​​​What are Micronutrients?

Micronutrients are nutrients required throughout life in small quantities for a wide range of physiological functions enabling the body to produce Enzymes, Hormones and other substances essential for proper growth and development. These include dietary trace minerals in amounts generally less than 100 milligrams per day, as opposed to Macrominerals, which are required in larger quantities. The microminerals or trace elements include iron, cobalt, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Manganese, Selenium, Zinc and Molybdenum. Vitamins are also Micronutrients and perform diverse Biochemical functions.