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Cl | Chlorine

In the human body, chlorine occurs as chloride together with sodium and helps generate the osmotic pressure of body fluids. Part of our gastric juice is hydrochloric acid. A lack of chloride results in indigestion.‍ ‍Consumption of chloride has been shown to contribute to normal digestion through its production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. Precise information on the quantity of chlorine in ManaPowder Origin can be found here. Precise information on the quantity of chlorine in ManaDrink Origin can be found here.‍ Mana is nutritionally complete food. Enjoy it as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.  Sources: Dietary Reference Intakes for Water, Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, and Sulfate. National Academy Press, Washington, DC: 2005. PMID: 101209392 Online: https://www.nap.edu/read/10925/chapter/1#xvi ‍Clinical studies: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2903/j.efsa.2010.1764/epdf

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Cu | Copper

Copper is a trace element that is essential for life. After iron and zinc, it is the most abundant trace element in the human body. In living organisms, copper is part of our enzymes, and plays a role in angiogenesis, immunity, and the metabolism of glucose and cholesterol. Food sources rich in copper include meat, seafood, nuts, and various seeds. A safe and adequate daily intake of copper for an adult is between 1.5 and 3 mg. ‍Copper has been shown to contribute to: Maintenance of normal connective tissues Normal energy-yielding metabolism Normal nervous system function Normal hair and skin pigmentation Normal transport of iron throughout the body Normal immune system function Protection of cells from oxidative stress Precise information...

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P | Phosphorus

Phosphorus is an essential component of all plant and animal tissues. In the form of phospholipids, it is a component of most biological membranes. Phosphorus is also important for the structure of nucleic acids, and plays an important role in the storage and transmission of energy, as well as the activation of many enzymes.‍ ‍Phosphorus contributes to: Normal function of cell membranes Maintenance of normal bones and teeth Calcium to phosphorous ratio One frequently asked question is what the right proportion of calcium to phosphorus intake is. In short, if we eat well, we have nothing to be worried about. For adults, the average intake of phosphorus is 1415.85 mg per day and the average intake of calcium is 928...

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Co | Cobalt

Cobalt is an essential trace element that is part of vitamin B12. It is essential for the effectiveness of B12, as it allows B12 to function properly during the activation of enzymes that play a role in the metabolism of amino acids, as well as in the production of certain nerve cell proteins and essential neurotransmitters. It also plays a role in the synthesis of thyroid hormones, where it is involved in the uptake of iodine, and a major role in the production of the hormone erythropoietin, which promotes red blood cell formation.  Mana is nutritionally complete food. Enjoy it as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle. ‍Sources:  Czarnek, K., Terpiłowska, S., & Siwicki, A. K. (2015). Selected aspects...

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Mo | Molybdenum

Molybdenum in food occurs most often in the form of molybdate and is a cofactor for some enzymes. Good sources of molybdenum are leafy vegetables, sorghum, certain legumes, wheat germ, milk, eggs, root vegetables, and some fish. The recommended daily intake for adults has not yet been established by the EFSA. The US Food and Nutrition Board estimates a safe and adequate intake of molybdenum to be between 75 and 250 mcg daily for adults and older children. Long-term deficiency of molybdenum is associated with an intolerance for cysteine and methionine.‍ ‍Molybdenum has been shown to contribute to the normal metabolism of sulfur amino acids. Precise information on the quantity of molybdenum in ManaPowder Origin can be found here. Precise information on the quantity of...

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