NUTRITION WHY’S #42: WHY MANGANESE ? Manganese is in the structure of the most important enzyme neutralizing the oxygen radicals released by mitochondria when they are converting food to energy.
‹ NUTRITION WHY’S #41: WHY ANTIOXIDANTS? We all need antioxidants every day from colorful fruits and vegetables and from supplements. There at two trace minerals (Manganese and Molybdenum) which are cofactors for enzymes that are a key part of our antioxidant defenses along with more familiar Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and beta-carotene.
NUTRITION WHY’S #43: WHY MOLYBDENUM? Molybdenum is a trace mineral in enzymes that get rid of sulfur from sulfur containing amino acids like methionine and cysteine so the sulfur can be excreted from the body as sulfite. ›