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Does molybdenum really work?

Molybdenum is a key part of the enzymes that carry iron from the liver to other organs and also help break down fats and carbohydrates in the body. Molybdenum is mineral that is naturally occurring in soil and is generally obtained in the course of normal dietary intake. When a person has a molybdenum deficiency, supplements work to provide the necessary amount of molybdenum.

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How does molybdenum help keep my body healthy?
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A normal healthy diet generally contains sufficient molybdenum to meet a person's daily needs. Usual...
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What are some foods that are natural sources of molybdenum?
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Currently, data on molybdenum content from foods is scarce. Cases of deficiency or toxicity have not...
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What is the best way to take molybdenum?
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The best way to take molybdenum is in a balanced diet. If your diet prevents you from receiving the...
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Who should not use molybdenum?
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Molybdenum supplements should not be taken to prevent molybdenum deficiency.  Instead of taking supp...
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