Metabolism. Required in chemical reactions that are necessary for the production of sulfur-containing amino acids. Contributes to the metabolism of toxins and drugs.
Detoxification. Helps to detoxify sulfurs in the body, particularly sulfites, which are used to preserve food.
Antioxidant. Helps defend the cells and tissues from irritation and damage caused by free radicals. This protection may prevent tissue aging.
Food with Molybdenum
mg / 100g
Molybdenum deficiency symptoms
- irregular heartbeat
- night blindness
Recommended Dietary Allowances:
Infants (0 to 12 Months): 2 – 3 mcg/day
Children (1 to 13 Years): 17 – 34 mcg/day
Adolescents (14 to 18 Years): 43 mcg/day
Adults (19 and older): 45 mcg/day
Lactating Women: 50 mcg/day
Pregnant Women: 50 mcg/day