Manganese - Royal Canin




Manganese contributes to the quality of the bone and cartilage, which means it must be especially monitored in puppies and kittens, as well as ageing animals and animals suffering from osteoarthroses.

A little background information

Manganese is a minor mineral, a transition element, qualified in nutrition as a trace element due to its low quantitative importance, although it is vital for
the body.

Its role in the body

Manganese is a trace element that plays an active part in the functioning of the mitochondria, the cell’s energy plant and an important role in the formation
of bone and joint cartilage.

Natural sources

Generally speaking, meat is a mediocre source of manganese, while cereals, grain, fruits and of course mineral salts are good sources.