Origin: Obtained by combining the trace mineral manganese and the amino acid glycine
Also Known As:
Glycine Manganese Salt
Overview: Manganese glycinate is a chelated form of the trace mineral manganese and the amino acid glycine. It is sold as a supplement and is useful in the formation of clotting factors, connective tissue, sex hormones, and bones.
Taken as a supplement, it aids in the absorption of calcium and the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats. As a component of superoxide dismutase, it aids in fighting free radicals.
- Potentially treating osteoporosis
- Improving symptoms of weak bones
- Supporting weight loss
- Improving wound healing