MOLYBDENUM MINERAL HEALTH BENEFITS DEFICIENCY AND RICH FOODS

Posted in MINERALS HEALTH BENEFITS, DEFICIENCY AND RICH FOODS

MOLYBDENUM HEALTH BENEFITS:

·promotes normal cell function

·functions as a cofactor for three essential enzymes that play a vital role in carbohydrate metabolism, utilization of iron, sulfite detoxification, and uric acid formation

·works with riboflavin (vitamin B2) to incorporate iron into haemogloblin, and so supports production of red blood cells

·needed for nitrogen metabolism, to enable the body to use nitrogen

·used to treat sulfite sensitivity (sulfites are used in food processing, to prevent oxidation and spoilage) and has been used to alleviate asthma and allergies related to sulfite sensitivity

·used to treat inborn errors of metabolism (such as Wilson's disease) where the body cannot process copper

MOLYBDENUM DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS:

·increased respiratory or heart rate

·night blindness (difficulty with seeing in the dark)

·mouth and gum disorders

·sexual impotence in older males

·sulfite sensitivity (if molybdenum level is not enough for detoxification)

MOLYBDENUM RICH FOODS:

Lentils

Dried Peas

Lima Beans

Kidney Beans

Soybeans

Black Beans

Pinto Beans

Garbanzo Beans

Oats

Tomatoes

Romaine Lettuce

Cucumber

Celery

Barley

Eggs

Carrots

Bell Peppers

Fennel

Yogurt

Peanuts

Sesame Seeds

Walnuts

Green Peas

Almonds

Cod

FOOD

SERVING SIZE

AMOUNT

DRI/DV

RECIPES

Lentils

1 cup

148.50 mcg

330%

Recipe

Dried Peas

1 cup

147.00 mcg

327%

Recipe

Lima Beans

1 cup

141.00 mcg

313%

Recipe

Kidney Beans

1 cup

132.75 mcg

295%

Recipe

Soybeans

1 cup

129.00 mcg

287%

Recipe

Black Beans

1 cup

129.00 mcg

287%

Recipe

Pinto Beans

1 cup

128.25 mcg

285%

Recipe

Garbanzo Beans

1 cup

123.00 mcg

273%

Recipe

Oats

0.25 cup

28.86 mcg

64%

Recipe

Tomatoes

1 cup

9.00 mcg

20%

Recipe

Romaine Lettuce

2 cups

5.64 mcg

13%

Recipe

Cucumber

1 cup

5.20 mcg

12%

Recipe

Celery

1 cup

5.05 mcg

11%

Recipe

Barley

0.33 cup

26.99 mcg

60%

Recipe

Eggs

1 each

8.50 mcg

19%

Recipe

Carrots

1 cup

6.10 mcg

14%

Recipe

Bell Peppers

1 cup

4.60 mcg

10%

Recipe

Fennel

1 cup

4.35 mcg

10%

Recipe

Yogurt

1 cup

11.27 mcg

25%

Recipe

Peanuts

0.25 cup

10.77 mcg

24%

Recipe

Sesame Seeds

0.25 cup

10.62 mcg

24%

Recipe

Walnuts

0.25 cup

8.85 mcg

20%

Recipe

Green Peas

1 cup

6.89 mcg

15%

Recipe

Almonds

0.25 cup

6.78 mcg

15%

Recipe

Cod

4 oz

3.86 mcg

9%

Recipe

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