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Molybdenum: Health Effects, Deficiency and Toxicity

Molybdenum is an essential trace mineral that helps the body to break down proteins and certain toxic substances including alcohol. Some experts, therefore, believe it plays a major role in detoxification processes. Molybdenum is easily absorbed from the diet but most of it (60-90%) is excreted through urine, depending on its status in the body. The rest is stored mainly in the liver, kidneys and bones. The recommended dietary allowance of molybdenum for adults (male […]