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Updated 14 February 2013

What manganese does for you

Manganese triggers the activity of enzymes in the body, including those that help proteins to be used as food, and one that breaks down free radicals that can cause heart disease. It also assists in the production of sex hormones and helps maintain healthy joints and bones structure. It assists in the production of the thyroid hormones that control the rate of the body’s metabolism and is thought to help balance blood sugar levels. Manganese also aids the formation of collagen, which helps heal wounds.

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Manganese triggers the activity of enzymes in the body, including those that help proteins to be used as food, and one that breaks down free radicals that can cause heart disease. It also assists in the production of sex hormones and helps maintain healthy joints and bones structure. It assists in the production of the thyroid hormones that control the rate of the body’s metabolism and is thought to help balance blood sugar levels. Manganese also aids the formation of collagen, which helps heal wounds.
 
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