Manganese is a mineral and an essential nutrient.
It is found in several foods including nuts, legumes, seeds, tea, whole grains, and leafy green vegetables.
Manganese is involved in many chemical processes in the body, including processing of cholesterol, carbohydrates, and protein. It might also be involved in bone formation.
Manganese is used as a medicine for weak bones (osteoporosis), anemia, and symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
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