The Nutrient Interrelationships of Minerals – Vitamins – Endocrines and Health

Originally published in Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine Vol. 5, No. 1, 1990

BY DAVID L. WATTS, D.C., PH.D., F.A.C.E.P.1

Nutritional therapeutics has largely been directed toward the recognition and correction of nutritional deficiencies. It is now becoming evident that a loss of homeostatic equilibrium between the nutrients can also have an adverse effect upon health. A loss of this vital balance, particularly between the trace elements, can lead to subclinical deficiencies.

Nutrient interrelationships are complex, especially among the trace elements. A mineral cannot be affected without affecting Continue reading