Mineral & Trace Element Absorption Chart

CALCIUM:  Absorption increased by:
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin A
  Absorption decreased by:
  • Magnesium
ZINC:  Absorption increased by:
  • Amino Acids
  Absorption decreased by:
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Selenium
  • Copper
 
MAGNESIUM:  Absorption increased by:
  • Vitamin D
  Absorption decreased by:
  • Calcium
  • Sodium
COPPER:  Absorption increased by:
  • Amino Acids
  Absorption decreased by:
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Molybdenum
  • Vitamin C
   
SODIUM:  Absorption increased by:
  • Amino Acids
  Absorption decreased by:
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
CHROMIUM:  Absorption increased by:
  • Amino Acid Chelates
  Absorption decreased by:
  • Zinc
  • Iron
  • Manganese
 
POTASSIUM:  Absorption decreased by:
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
MANGANESE:  Absorption decreased by:
  • Calcium
  • Iron
 
IRON:  Absorption increased by:
  • Vitamin C
  Absorption decreased by:
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Zinc
  • Copper
  • Chromium
  • Manganese
 
SELENIUM:  Absorption increased by:
  • Amino Acids
  Absorption decreased by:
  • Copper

  REFERENCES 1. Kutsky, R.J., Handbook of Vitamins, Minerals and Hormones 2. Underwood, E.J., Trace Elements in Human and Animal Nurition