Recommended Dietary Intakes

Adults – 2.0 mg to 5 mg (There is no amount specified in Australia, however these levels are thought to be adequate).

This Mineral Is Essential For

  • proper formation and maintenance of bone, cartilage, and connective tissue.
  • contributing to the synthesis of proteins and genetic material.
  • producing energy from foods. 
  • it acts as an antioxidant.
  • normal blood clotting. 
  • nervous system.
  • blood sugar regulation

Sources

Brown rice, nuts, seeds, avocados, seaweeds, wheat germ, beans, whole grains, peas, and strawberries.

Comments

Deficiencies are rare and toxic levels are rare. 

Deficiencies Can Cause

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