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Manganese: Potential Health Benefits and Risks

Manganese is an essential trace mineral that is needed in the body to activate enzymes which help create cartilage and collagen to form strong bones and connective tissue. Furthermore, this trace mineral is a co-factor for an enzyme known as manganese superoxide dismutase, a potent antioxidant that helps fight free radicals in the body. It is also a co-factor for multiple other enzymes that assist in the metabolism of amino acids, carbohydrates and fats, regulate […]