Food Sources of Molybdenum:

  • Beans
  • Dark green leafy vegetables
  • Eggs
  • Grains
  • Legumes
  • Liver
  • Offal
  • Peas
  • Wheat
  • Wheat germ
  • Whole grains  

Other Sources of Molybdenum – Name Brands: Oligo Molybdenum by Professional Complementary Health Formulations  

Health Concerns – What Molybdenum is Used for:

  • Asthma

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).  

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