Stock Up On Liquid Ionic Trace Minerals To Supplement Your Food Storage


Liquid trace minerals are vital to a food-storage program. In times of crises or shortages of food, everyone will need to supplement their food with minerals.

Minerals are vital for every function carried out in the body. Most diseases in humans and animals are associated with a mineral deficiency of some kind. I suggest you stock up on liquid ionic trace minerals for everyone in your family. These minerals last on the shelf for a long time, so you can rest assured that they will be potent 20 years from now.

Researchers say our bodies require the macro-minerals and trace minerals that are found in the crust of the earth. We should eat natural foods to ensure we get all the minerals we need every day. Although, it’s best to eat whole foods that have been grown organically, they are expensive and sometimes hard to find. If there are food shortages, it will be vital to your health to have minerals on hand. Just remember that any processed or packaged foods that are not in their natural state are void of essential minerals and trace elements. Statistics from Joel Wallach, N.D., author of the bestselling book and CD Dead Doctors Don’t Lie, show that 95 percent of all people in the United States are mineral deficient.

Minerals Are More Important Than Vitamins

Vitamins do not function well without minerals. Many minerals require the presence of other minerals to be used fully in the body. For example, calcium works better when combined with magnesium. Diabetes and hypoglycemia may benefit from a combination of chromium, zinc and vanadium. Almost everyone knows that osteoporosis can stem from a calcium deficiency. Did you know that proteins, enzymes and hormones are all formed from minerals?

The same goes for vitamin supplements; they often must have the right minerals to go with them. They work together like gasoline and oil in a car. Minerals affect the body’s ability to absorb and use vitamins. And without minerals, vitamins are sometimes excreted, making them useless and producing very expensive urine.

Extensive medical research has confirmed the effectiveness of minerals in working with many health conditions. What is the first thing hospital workers do when a person is admitted? They hook them up to an IV with saline solution of sodium, potassium and electrolytes, which are minerals. This solution saves many lives by restoring the electrolyte balance in the body.

How Can We Get Proper Nutrition From Food?

If you think you are getting your minerals in a “balanced diet,” think again.

Our soil is becoming more and more depleted of minerals. As a result, our food has become less nutritious over the past 40 years.

When soil has been farmed year after year, fewer trace minerals are present in each crop. The same holds true for the grains that we eat and feed to livestock. Cattle farmers have been supplementing their cattle feed with minerals for many years now. Ranchers know that to keep them healthy they must add minerals back into their feed. Why don’t humans do the same thing? It only makes sense that if animals stay healthy with mineral supplementation, so should humans. Our animals are being fed better than we are.

Minerals can be added to home gardens by putting these vital nutrients back into the soil. Most nurseries or farm stores carry product that allow you to do so. But whether you grow your own produce or not, you need to supplement your diet with ionic trace minerals.

The most common minerals the body requires daily are: boron, calcium, magnesium, chloride, sodium, sulfate, phosphorus, potassium and lithium.

Liquid ionic trace minerals are available at health food stores as well as on line. Our bodies require a minimum of about 30 trace minerals and a maximum of 70 to use as building blocks for health.

Seawater Is A Great Source Of Minerals

Researchers have stated that seawater is a great source of essential minerals and trace elements. I have found a great source of these essential trace minerals, called Ionique CMD (Concentrated Mineral Drops).

The Ionique trace mineral solution is made in my home State of Utah.

The Great Salt Lake receives water and minerals from the Uintah, Wasatch and Sawtooth mountains, as well as the Great Basin area. The Great Salt Lake has no outlet, so the water evaporates and the minerals are left behind, which makes them 10 times more concentrated than seawater. These minerals are harvested on the great northern tip of the Great Salt Lake in smaller lakes where the evaporation takes up to two years to extract the mineral-rich concentrated solution. The company uses a solar evaporation and precipitation process, which concentrates the minerals and removes 99 percent of the sodium.

This mineral-rich solution is in an ionic or electrolyte state. Our bodies rely on ionic minerals to conduct and generate billions of tiny electrical impulses. Trace minerals are in a solution of electrolytes that have both positive and negative charges capable of passing through a semi-permeable membrane; therefore, they are easily absorbed into the body and are bioavailable. Because they are highly concentrated, it takes only a few drops in a glass of water or juice to give the body the essential nutrients it requires every day.

Leg Cramps And Growing Pains

I have a tendency to get really bad leg cramps. Sometimes, I cannot walk because my leg cramps so badly. I found out that if I take liquid trace minerals every day, I never have leg cramps. Growing children need these minerals also. Children get growing pains. The muscles in their legs hurt and cramp up. Give these minerals to a child in juice, and the pain goes away. Babies and nursing mothers need these minerals as well. Baby food found in the grocery store is deficient in the essential minerals required for growing babies.

Animals, Athletes And Construction Workers Need Minerals 

I give Ionique CMD to my animals in their water. Athletes, construction workers, bikers, hikers and anyone else who sweats heavily needs to replenish electrolytes with mineral supplementation. I have heard stories of athletes collapsing on the playing field from a lack of minerals. They sweat them out and do not replenish them. Anyone with a chronic illness should be supplementing with these minerals.

Again, I would advise everyone to stock up on liquid trace minerals and have them in your food storage as well as in a medical kit. They could save your life or someone you love.

–Peggy Layton

Personal Liberty

Peggy Layton

a home economist and licensed nutritionist, holds a B.S. in Home Economics Education with a minor in Food Science and Nutrition from Brigham Young University. Peggy lives in Manti, Utah with her husband Scott. Together they have raised seven children. Peggy owns and operates two businesses: One called "The Therapy Center", where she is a licensed massage therapist and hypnotherapist, and the other an online cookbook and preparedness products business. She is nationally known for publishing a series of seven books on the subject of food storage and also lectures and teaches seminars about preparedness and using food storage products. Peggy practices what she preaches, has no debt, grows a huge garden, lives off the land, raises chickens, bottles and dehydrates food and has time left over to operate her businesses. To check out Peggy's cookbooks and self sufficiency products go to her website To get a free sample of three different storable meals that have a 15-year shelf life go here.

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