Food Sources of Molybdenum:
- Dark green leafy vegetables
- Wheat germ
- Whole grains
Other Sources of Molybdenum – Name Brands: Oligo Molybdenum by Professional Complementary Health Formulations
Health Concerns – What Molybdenum is Used for:
What Molybdenum does:
- Utilization of iron, fats carbohydrates
- Excretion of uric acid
- Prevents impotence
- Protects against cancer
- Protects against anemia
- Protects against dental caries
- Promotes a feeling of well-being
- Aids in the final stages of the conversion of purines to uric acid
- Promotes normal cell function
- Component of the metabolic enzyme xanthine oxidase
Cautions & Comments About Molybdenum:
- Heat and moisture can change the action of supplemental molybdenum.
- A high intake of sulfur may decrease molybdenum levels.
- Excess amounts of molybdenum may interfere with copper metabolism.
- Molybdenum is toxic in doses higher than 10-15 mg, (causes gout).
Helpful Links and Resources about Molybdenum:
- All about Molybdenum: http://pdrhealth.com/drug_info/nmdrugprofiles/nutsupdrugs/mol_0332.shtml