Sources Of Boron
Leafy vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, wine, cider and beer
Functions In The Body
Increases production of estrogen and testosterone
Helps prevent osteoporosis and post-menopausal symptoms
May be necessary for growth (animal experiments)
Symptoms Associated With A Boron Deficiency
Osteoporosis, hot flashes and vaginal dryness in post-menopausal women.
Symptoms Associated With A Boron Excess
Low toxicity. In animals, excessive intake affects calcium metabolism and may cause osteoporosis and increased urinary excretion of riboflavin.
Hair Analysis Notes
Significance in the hair is unknown
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