Manganese (マンガン)

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Characteristics of nutrients

  • Manganese is present in the adult body about 12 to 20 mg
  • When the iron is taken excessively, the absorption rate of manganese deteriorates
  • Nutrients not much contained in animal foods
  • Nutrients rich in vegetable foods
  • It exists widely in tissues and organs in the body
  • Become a constituent of the enzyme, activate the enzyme
  • Synthesis of connective tissue and prevention of oxidation

Function of nutrients

  • Formation of bone and skin
  • Synthesis of insulin
  • Keeping the function of the nerves normal
  • Protect the body from oxidation
  • Involved in various metabolism in the body

When nutrients are deficient

  • There is no worry of lack of a normal diet
  • Skeletal abnormality, osteoporosis, poor growth, rough skin
  • Reduced hyperglycemia, lipid metabolism, decreased fertility

When nutrients overdose

  • There is no worry of excessive symptoms in normal die
  • Supplement may cause overdose
  • Mental disorder, decreased reproductive ability, decreased immunity, nephritis, pancreatitis, hepatic disorder

Food that contains a lot of Manganese

Foodstuff Ingredient per 100g (mg)
Gyokuro (tea) 71.0
sea-lettuce 17.0
green laver 13.0
shijimi-clams 7.30
Sweetfish Internal organs 6.19
Ginger (raw) 5.12
japanese-bay-scallop 4.90
swiss-chard 4.85
Walnut (roasted) 3.44
chestnut 3.27
Groundnut 2.82
Almond (roasted) 2.46

Summary

  • Manganese is present in the adult body about 12 to 20 mg
  • When the iron is taken excessively, the absorption rate of manganese deteriorates
  • Nutrients not much contained in animal foods
  • Nutrients rich in vegetable foods
  • Deficiency in normal eating habits, there is no worry of excess