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What is a micronutrient?

A micronutrient is a substance that your body needs to function well, but cannot make. Micronutrients include vitamins, minerals and trace substances. It is usually best to get micronutrients through foods rather than take a supplement.

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Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 31 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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