Sulfur Mineral Health Benefits

Sulfur is a mineral that is present in all cells, especially in cartilage and keratin of skin and hair. Food contain sulfur, and the need for this mineral is met when there is an adequate protein in our diet.

Sulfur is important for a healthy hair, skin and nails, it also helps maintain oxygen balance for proper brain function.

onion and garlic is rich in sulfur
Onion and Garlic is rich in Sulfur

Sulfur Health Benefits:

  • Purify and tone system and promote bile secretion.
  • Constituent of essential amino-acids.
  • It is a mild laxative, thus preventing constipation.
  • Helps treat rheumatism, gout and bronchitis.
  • Use in the treatment of skin diseases.

Symptoms of Sulfur Deficiency: Sluggishness and Fatigue

Daily Requirements: 850 mg/day

Supplemental Dosage – usually unnecessary.

Sulfur Food Sources: Garlic, onions, cabbage, cauliflower, legumes, asparagus, dried beans, nuts, chives, fish, eggs. Oyster have fair content of cholesterol but contain high density lipoprotein, thus prevents platelets stickiness and clumping.


About Len Carpio

The majority of articles I publish are focused on health. I’m very interested in using natural remedies as they enhance the bodys’ ability to heal itself and have no harmful side effects. I became interested in natural remedies when I met a Gerson therapist, who told me that in Gerson therapy they use “ live food” (organic vegetable, fruits, etc) to cure their patients. For the body to fight different illnesses, our immune system should be strong. In Gerson therapy they promote the supplementation of healthy and nutritious “ live food” for the body to fight disease, repair and regain its strength. I hope you will enjoy and learn from reading my articles. Have a good day and lets all be healthy :)

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