Salts are unscientific in character. The salt element of the body goes on getting exhausted. In other words body loses salt continually and it is necessary to replace this element to the diet.
It is contained in vegetables and such other things. Due to this quality of the vegetables, it is prohibited to wash the vegetables.
Functions of the Mineral Salts
Mineral salts help the following functions of the body: –
(a) Growth, nutrition and other activities.
(b) Maintaining the balance between acidic and alkaline fluids.
(c) Formation and health of the body and teeth.
(d) Health and proper functioning of the muscles.
(e) Controlling the clotting of blood and heat movement.
(f) Working of the digestive system.