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Functions manganese


·         Is an antioxidant

·         Activates various enzymes which are important for proper digestion and the production of energy from amino acids

·         Is a catalyst in the breakdown of fats and cholesterol

·         Helps nourish the nerves and brain

·         Maintains sex hormone production

·         Is necessary for the metabolism of vitamin B-1, C, Biotin, E as well as choline


Deficiency symptoms of manganese


·         Paralysis

·         Convulsions

·         Dizziness

·         Loss of hearing

·         Digestive problems

People with an increased risk of manganese deficiency


·         When breast feeding

·         When taking a calcium or phosphorous supplement


Food sources of manganese


·         Pecans

·         Peanuts

·         Pineapple

·         Rice

·         Spinach


Best results if used with:


·         Calcium

·         Phosphorous

·         Vitamin B-1

·         Vitamin E


Recommended dietary allowance for manganese


·         Adult male                           2 - 5 milligrams

·         Adult female                        2 – 5 milligrams

·         Children (under 8)                 2 - 3 milligrams


Biozest supply manganese        0.25 milligrams per 500 ml ready to drink



Toxicity symptoms of manganese


·         Rare


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