A diet that has a high content of refined and processed food, excess alcohol intake and certain restricted or fad diets can all lead to a mineral imbalance. On many farms the soil is so depleted of nutrients that people and pets who eat a " healthy " diet may still be deficient in certain minerals.
During times of great physical and emotional stress it is very common for the body not to be able to absorb certain minerals as well as not being able to utilize those that may be absorbed.
Drugs of all sorts will cause depletion of the body's storehouse of nutrient minerals as well as increase the levels of toxic minerals. This is true for both legal and illegal drugs. Legal drugs such as aspirin, contraceptives, diuretics & antacids taken over long periods of time will all cause mineral imbalances.
Throughout our lives we and our pets are constantly bombarded with innumerable assaults by pollutants. Some of the more common are cadmium from cigarette smoke; lead from hair dyes & cosmetics; nickel from margarine & other hydrogenated oils; aluminum from antiperspirants; copper and aluminum cookware giving off their respective elements; mercury & cadmium from dental amalgams. In addition to these there are 1000's of other pollutants affecting us and our pets daily.
Excessive amounts of supplements or incorrect supplements will result in mineral imbalances. Certain people and some animals have a specific genetic predisposition that results in ongoing mineral imbalances.
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