Manganese is essential for bone health, including bone development and maintenance. 

When combined with the nutrients: calcium, zinc and copper, manganese supports bone mineral density. Manganese may play a positive role in bone health by working in concert with other vitamins and minerals to improve bone mineral density. 

It’s required for the normal functioning of your brain, nervous system and many of your body’s enzyme systems. 

Manganese is a part of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD), which is arguably one of the most important antioxidants in your body.  

Due to its role as part of the powerful antioxidant superoxide dismutase (SOD), manganese may reduce inflammation. 

Manganese appears to play a role in regulating blood sugar and Contributes to Good Thyroid Health. 

It helps with protein and amino acid digestion and utilization, as well as the metabolism of cholesterol and carbohydrates (25Trusted Source). 

Manganese helps your body utilize several vitamins, such as choline, thiamine, and vitamins C and E, and ensures proper liver function. 




Adequate manganese intake is important for overall health, but it’s not recommended to take more than needed. Manganese is not known to have any clinically relevant interactions with medications. The dose included in I CAN GROW, is appropriate for children and young people. 



Adults and teenagers—2 to 5 milligrams (mg) per day. 

Children 7 to 10 years of age—2 to 3 mg per day. 




Manganese deficiency is rare but can happen, especially with certain medical conditions. Without adequate dietary manganese, many chemical processes in your body may not function properly. 

A person that does have a deficiency in manganese could experience the following symptoms: 

  • poor bone growth or skeletal defects 
  • slow or impaired growth 
  • low fertility 
  • impaired glucose tolerance, a state between normal glucose maintenance and diabetes 
  • abnormal metabolism of carbohydrate and fat 

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