Every cell in the body requires minerals. Mineral depletion may be the biggest cause of poor health, illness, and premature aging facing a substantial percentage of the population. The amounts of minerals in typical multivitamin/multimineral formulations are inadequate; for many people, a separate multimineral formula like Ortho Minerals is the best solution.Ortho Minerals contains vitamin D and 13 minerals, some of which are essential and some that are not recognized as essential but are suggested in research to have important biological effects. Due to wide spread prevalence of mineral deficiency, most people can benefit from Ortho Minerals. Extra mineral supplementation is especially important for athletes, people with tight muscles, osteoporosis and those undergoing chelation therapy.AOR AdvantageAORs Ortho Minerals is designed to be a balanced, effective mineral supplement, providing only the best forms and optimal ratios and doses of each ingredient.