PROTEINS.

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:

(1) Tryptophane (considered to be a soporific or sleep inducing)

(2) Leucine

(3) Isoleucine

(4) Lysine

(5) Valine

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.

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