Who should not use molybdenum?

Molybdenum supplements should not be taken to prevent molybdenum deficiency.  Instead of taking supplements, you should ask your doctor how you can improve your diet. Molybdenum deficiency is rare, so more often than not you are able to obtain the recommended daily amount of molybdenum in your normal diet.

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Are there any risks in using molybdenum?
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How does my body get deficient of molybdenum?
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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 molybdenum used for?
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