MANGANESE
May 22, 2018
VANADIUM
May 22, 2018

MOLYBDENUM

Molybdenum is essential in trace amounts of human, animal and plant health. In humans and animals, molybdenum serves mainly as an essential co-factor of enzymes and aids in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates.

The main known function of molybdenum in humans is to act as a catalyst for enzymes and to help facilitate the breakdown of certain amino acids in the body. Molybdenum combines with sulfite oxidase to catalyze sulfur-containing amino acids that are crucial for human health.

The main sources are:

Beans, livers, cereals, peas, lentils, grains, peanuts, pumpkin seeds

Benefits:

  • It fights inflammation and cancer
  • It balances uric acid level and It improves circulation
  • It may prevent esophageal and rectal cancer