May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

Nickel is a trace mineral and found several foods. Nickel plays a major role in helping the body absorb the iron it needs. Additionally, nickel helps to prevent conditions such as anemia and helps towards building strong skeletal frames by strengthening bones. It s found in the body in highest concentrations in nucleic acid, particularly RNA

Nickel is also present in DNA and RNA, which means its found in every cell of the human body. It assists in breaking down glucose, helps in creating energy for daily use and even contributes to the production of certain enzymes that initiate important chemical reactions such as the development of nucleic acids.

The main sources are:

Dried beans, nuts, peas, soybeans, grains, chocolates, lentils, oats, barley, corn, banana, peas,


  • It helps the absorption of iron and prevents anemia
  • It treats weak bones
  • It helps breakdown of glucose in the body
  • It may aid in prolactin production and So, involved in human breast milk production