Manganese

Manganese helps the body form connective tissue, bones, blood clotting factors, and sex hormones. Essential for fat and carbohydrate metabolism, calcium absorption, and blood sugar regulation. Often overlooked as is a micronutrient and may be indicated in female infertility.

Is needed for normal brain and nerve function. When missing may be a contributor to Parkinson’s disease.

Found in a multitude of foods esp green vegetables, brown rice, coconuts, almonds, and hazelnuts, since they maximize the absorption of this important mineral.

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