UltraMins(tm) Multi-mineral support contains fully reacted amino acid chelate forms that research has shown to be associated with a plethora of attributes: Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Copper, Selenium, Chromium, Vanadium, Molybdenum, Boron, and Cobalt. Current nutritional surveys indicate that the vast majority of people are deficient in one or more essential minerals. Mineral deficiencies can have devastating effects on health, wellness, and quality of life. There are several reasons that mineral deficiencies are widespread. Many people simply fail to ingest adequate amounts of minerals to meet minimum requirements. For example, a recent survey indicated that 74% of persons tested did not consume the minimum recommended amount of magnesium, one of the most common of the major mineral deficiencies. Worldwide public health assessment indicates that 2 billion people in the world are iron deficient, with a consequence of 1 million deaths per year. Regions of the world that have low selenium content in the soil have up to double the incidence of cancer and heart disease.