Dolomite is best known as a type of rock which combines both magnesium and calcium carbonates.
It has recently become popularized as a supplement to cover potential deficiencies in both of these two essential minerals.
Dolomite and its role
Calcium of course is the most prevalent mineral in the human body, being used in the formation of bones and teeth, and performing a variety of other functions including its role in the synthesis of neurotransmitters, formulation of enzymes and hormones, and promoting the healthy operation of the cardiovascular system.
Calcium is one of a number of minerals that the body can store in times of plenty for future use, because it is critical to so many processes.