Login or Register






Lost Password?
No account yet? Register
Molybdenum

Functions molybdenum

 

·         Involved in the metabolism of nucleic acids - DNA & RNA

·         Assist in breaking down of sulfite toxin buildup

·         Is required for normal cell functioning and nitrogen metabolism

 

Deficiency symptoms of molybdenum

 

·         Abnormal excretion of sulfur metabolites

·         Low uric acid concentrations

·         Elevated hypoxanthine and xanthine excretion

 

People with an increased risk of molybdenum deficiency

 

·         If your diet consist mostly of refined foods

 

Food sources of molybdenum

 

·         Milk

·         Lima beans

·         Spinach

·         Liver

·         Peas

  

Recommended dietary allowance for molybdenum

 

·         None - but being a micronutrient 15 mg can border on toxic

  

Toxicity symptoms of molybdenum

 

·         Excess molybdenum might interfere with the metabolism of copper

·         Can give symptoms of gout

 

Disclaimer - This site amd or product information are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information on this Web site is designed for information and educational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice or care. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat any health problems or illnesses without consulting your physician. Please consult a doctor with any questions or concerns you might have regarding your condition.

Copyright by www.highonlife.co.za (C) 2007