The phosphate radical is essential in the formation
of bones and teeth and in the formation of body
Magnesium is essential in the formation of
enzymes in the body.
Finally, calcium is essential in the formation of
bones and teeth. It also plays key roles in the
clotting of blood and in maintaining the rhythm of
the heart beat.
As you have seen, concentrations of body
electrolytes are expressed in units called
milliequivalents (mEq). The concentration of
these electrolytes are expressed in the number of
milliequivalents present in a liter of solution