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
Brown rice, nuts, seeds, avocados, seaweeds, wheat germ, beans, whole grains, peas, and strawberries.
Deficiencies are rare and toxic levels are rare.
Deficiencies Can Cause