Whole grain products, nuts, leafy vegetables and tea are the main sources of manganese.
- name of the term :
Manganese (symbol Mn) is an essential trace element. It is found mainly in the bones, liver, kidneys, pancreas and brain.
Manganese is a component or activator of several enzymes and has an important role in numerous processes in the body. It plays a part in maintaining bones, energy metabolism, connective tissue formation and protecting cells from oxidative stress.
- Synonyms : Mn