minerals molybdenum


Minerals, Health & Weight Loss
Good diet nutrition is essential for optimum health – including efficient metabolism, stable blood sugar levels and appetite, all of which affect weight control and how fast we lose weight. Minerals play an essential role in this nutritional process.


We are not likely to suffer from Molybdenum deficiency unless our diet is dependent on food grown in areas whose soil is low in Molybdenum.

Good sources of Molybdenum include

Wheatgerm, liver, dark green leafy vegetables, free range eggs.

How Molybdenum helps

Protects against tooth decay
Essential for proper metabolism of fats, carbohydrate & iron
May help to protect against certain cancers

Molybdenum deficiency symptoms include

Irregular heartbeat.

Recommended daily allowance for Molybdenum

US RDA: 150-500mg
EU RDA: No official figures.

The Importance of a Balanced Diet
If you have been a regular follower of fad diets, regular fasting, single food diets, yo-yo dieting or diet/weight loss pills, you may already be deficient in vitamins and minerals. This may be why you find it difficult to lose weight, or sustain weight loss in the long term.

Solution: Follow a balanced diet that offers slow steady weight loss and includes advice on exercise. Anne Collins Weight Loss Diet Program is a good choice.