Molybdenum is involved in protein metabolism. Helps in the release of iron from its stores in the liver.   

Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

45 mcg

Food sources

  • Milk
  • Legumes
  • Grains and cereals

Problems associated with deficiency

  • Molybdenum deficiencies do not normally occur

Potential benefits at recommended levels

  • Important for normal cell function
  • Important for maintaining normal growth
  • Component of enzymes needed in metabolism