Mollifying Concerns About Molybdenum

Molybdenum is a trace mineral required by almost all living organisms. It works as a cofactor for enzymes that carry out important chemical reactions involving carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur. It is involved in many important biological processes, possibly including development of the nervous system, waste processing in the kidneys, and energy production in cells. Molybdenum assists in […]

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Making Sense of Minerals

Dietary minerals are chemical elements required by living organisms, other than the four elements carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen that are present in almost all organic molecules. Many elements are essential in relative large quantities: you need to consume 200 milligrams or more of them each day. These “bulk minerals” or macro-minerals in order of […]