DRI: 2.3 mg/day for men, 1.8 mg/ day for women
LRNI: 0.52 mg/ day for women
Whole grains, nuts, leafy vegetables & teas.
It is absorbed in small intestine, & metabolism is not clear.
- Antioxidant activity
- Anti arthritic activity
- Used in treatment of premenstrual syndrome
- Manganese Sulphate:Manganese is needed to build cartilage. We can have substantial levels of Glucosamine but without adequate manganese the production of cartilage grinds to a stop
- Chromium & Magnesium Carbonate play important role in joint hemostasis and help in arthritis prevention.
Its deficiency cause growth retardation, skeletal & cartilage malformations, impaired reproductive function, congenital ataxia due to abnormal ear development, optic nerve abnormalities impaired insulin metabolism & abnormal glucose tolerance.