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.
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...