Molybdenum, New RDA* 50 µg
It is considered a trace element because of the relatively minute quantity that is essential in the diet. No clinical deficiency has been recognized due to its more than adequate presence in the average diet.
Molybdenum is thought to be an antioxidant and helps your body to break down harmful substances, which are used to preserve food.
It is an essential component of enzyme systems.
Molybdenum does not exist naturally in the metallic state, but occurs in association with other elements. The predominant form of molybdenum occurring in soil and natural waters is the molybdate anion, MoO4 -2.
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