trace element molybdenum
trace element molybdenum

trace element molybdenum

Molybdenum (trace element)

functionImportant for various enzyme functions and metabolic processes
recommended daily allowance50-100 mcg/day (DGE guidelines)
availabilityWidely available in foods. Good sources include cereal germ, beans and pulses
signs of deficiencyDeficiency is unlikely, although genetically determined molybdenum defects can occur and can lead to serious metabolic impairment
main function/organ supportHormonal regulation, kidneys, liver, nerves
dosage in orthomolecular medicineUp to 250 mcg per day, depending on what it is being used for