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How does manganese work?

Manganese is an important mineral that aids in key bodily functions. It is absorbed by the body and then used in metabolism. That is, it helps to break down foods (proteins, fats, carbohydrates) to form energy in the body. Additionally, manganese may help in the growth and strengthening of bones.

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