Manganese helps to form healthy bones, cartilage, tissues and nerves. It also acts as a catalyst and cofactor and activates more than 20 enzymes including an antioxidant enzyme system, which speeds up chemical processes in the body.
Manganese stabilises blood sugar and promotes healthy DNA & RNA; essential for the reproduction and red blood cell synthesis. Manganese is important for insulin production.
Signs of deficiency of Manganese in childhood can be growing pains. Muscle twitches; dizziness and a poor sense of balance can be attributed to a Manganese deficiency.
Best foods for Manganese:
Try Amino Acid Chelate, Manganese Citrate or Gluconate.
Manganese works well with Zinc, Vitamins E, B1, C & K.