• Molybdenum: Trace Mineral with Health Benefits

    2 monthes ago - By The Life Extension

    Molybdenum is one of the lesser known trace elements in human nutrition; nevertheless, it is essential for human health. According to Carl C. Pfeiffer, PhD, MD, “Life would not be possible without molybdenum.” 1 In additional to being a necessary catalyst to nitrogen fixation by plants, molybdenum is needed by all mammals and is present in all our tissues. The total body content of the mineral among individuals residing in the U.S. is less than 9 milligrams. 2 Average molybdenum levels in kidney and liver peak in the second decade of life and decline slightly afterward. The mineral forms a...
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