Trace mineral found in pineapple, nuts and whole grain products.
Who is in greater risk for manganese deficiency?
• Individuals with osteoporosis
The role of manganese:
• Carbohydrate, protein and lipid metabolism
• Energy production
• Supports bone health
• Proper wound healing
• Antioxidant protection
Manganese deficiency may result in:
• Manganese deficiency is extremely rare
• Impaired fertility
• Impaired growth in children
• Impaired brain function
• Brittle bones