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Manganese

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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