Molybdenum (Mo)

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Functions

  • energy metabolism

Deficiency

  • not known in humans

Good Sources

  • whole grains
  • eggs
  • meat,
    • beef, pork, chicken
    • fish, crab
    • organ meats
  • peas
  • beans
  • cauliflower
  • spinach
  • garlic

Food Quantity mcg
Beef, round 3.5 oz 57
Whole wheat bread 1 slice 12
Green peeper 3.5 oz 19
Cheese, swiss 3.5 oz 11
Lentils 1 oz 44

Artificial

  • brewer's yeast
  • wheat germ
  • molasses

Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA)

  • Males and Females (adults)
    • 45 mcg

Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (UL)

  • Adults (19 to 50 yrs)
    • 2,000 mcg

Intakes above UL may lead to negative health consequences.

Supplementation

  • Not necessary, not recommended


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