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Updated 14 February 2013

Signs of molybdenum deficiency

It’s unlikely that anyone with a balanced diet will suffer from a molybdenum deficiency, but taking molybdenum supplements have been shown to help relieve a number of conditions. Molybdenum content of food depends on the soil content of the mineral. As with chromium, the soil content of molybdenum is often very low. These include allergies: intakes or injections of molybdenum have been shown to lower allergic reactions and reduce the need for asthmatics to use inhalers.

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It’s unlikely that anyone with a balanced diet will suffer from a molybdenum deficiency, but taking molybdenum supplements have been shown to help relieve a number of conditions. Molybdenum content of food depends on the soil content of the mineral. As with chromium, the soil content of molybdenum is often very low. These include allergies: intakes or injections of molybdenum have been shown to lower allergic reactions and reduce the need for asthmatics to use inhalers.
 
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