Ingredients Glossary

Manganese

Manganese

Function – Manganese contributes to:

The normal formation of connective tissue – Collagen is a protein and one of the major constituents of connective tissue. Manganese is a cofactor of many enzymes involved in amino acids metabolism, the protein’s building blocks

The maintenance of normal bones – It is thougth that Manganese is part of the developmental process and the structure of the fragile ear bones and joint cartilage

Normal energy-yielding metabolism - Manganese is a cofactor of many enzymes involved in glucose metabolism (building block for energy production).

The protection of cells from oxidative stress - Manganese is a component of antioxidant enzyme manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD)