adults - 75 - 250 mcg (however there is no set recommended dietary intake in Australia for
Is Essential For...
Peas, beans, cereals, pastas, dark
greenleafy vegetables, yeast, milk, and organ meats.
People generally get enough through diet;
deficiency is virtually nonexistent. Toxicity is also rare. Tablets are available but it
is not recommended that they are taken as higher doses than normal can cause toxicity. Too
much of this mineral can cause weight loss, slow growth, anaemia, diarrhoea, increased
levels of uric acid and swollen joints.