Sunday, 10 April 2016

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Molybdenum: Just 1 Cup Raw Oats (61g) A Day



Molybdenum

Do you know that eating 0.8 cup of raw oats (61g) a day fully covers your daily molybdenum need (based on adult's need)?

Recommended daily intake: 4.5mg
  • 0.2mg (0-6 months old)
  • 0.3mg (7-12 months old)
  • 1.7mg (1-3 years old)
  • 2.2mg (4-8 years old)
  • 3.4mg (9-13 years old)
  • 4.3mg (14-18 years old)
  • 4.5mg for adults (19 years & above)
  • 5mg for pregnant women
  • 5mg for breast-feeding women
Functions:

Acts as a catalyst for enzymes and helps facilitate the breakdown of certain amino acids in the body

References:
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/cereal-grains-and-pasta/5708/2
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=54
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=nutrient&dbid=128
http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART03381/Molybdenum.html

This is equivalent to 2 bowls:

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