Manganese is such an essential mineral involved in a whole host of metabolic functions.
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Manganese is abundant in a wide range of whole foods and green leafy vegetables. It is essential for growth and development as our body needs it to make cartilage and collagen.
- Normal energy-yielding metabolism
- Maintenance of normal bones
- Formation of connective tissue
- Protection of cells from oxidative stress
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