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Who should use molybdenum?

Molybdenum is a mineral that everybody needs for growth and health, but necessary amounts of it usually are included in a person's normal diet. Molybdenum supplements should only be taken by those who are unable to get sufficient amounts in their daily dietary intake. People who have unusual diets, are involved in a rapid weight loss regimen or who are malnourished, may require supplemental molybdenum. 

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Should I let my doctor know I am taking molybdenum?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Yes, you should let your doctor know if you are planning to take molybdenum supplements. Because...
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What are some foods that are natural sources of molybdenum?
Dole Nutrition InstituteDole Nutrition Institute
Currently, data on molybdenum content from foods is scarce. Cases of deficiency or toxicity have not...
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How does molybdenum help keep my body healthy?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
A normal healthy diet generally contains sufficient molybdenum to meet a person's daily needs. Usual...
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What is the best way to take molybdenum?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
The best way to take molybdenum is in a balanced diet. If your diet prevents you from receiving the...
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