Why do you need Tin?

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The Positives and Negatives of Tin Intake

What happens if there's too much Tin in your body?

Tin toxicity leads to:

  • anemia
  • liver and kidney problems
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • other such related issues

HOWEVER, it is hard to reach this. You would need to intake a way larger amount than the normal amount.


What happens if there's too little Tin in your body?

Tin deficiency can lead to lower adrenals.

Adrenal fatigue = tiredness, depression, weight loss, and possible drop in blood pressure.


Why does your body need this element?

Tin is a trace mineral and helps with daily body functions and overall health. It is found in small amount in:

  • Human Tissues
  • Organs (ex. liver and brain)

As stated before, it shows positive benefits in the adrenals


Main food sources:

  • Veges and fruits grown in mineral rich soil
  • herbal sources


RDA (recommended daily allowance):

  • NO RDA
  • So much unknown including daily intakes
  • No mineral supplements
  • No cost because no supplements

Works Cited:

"Adrenal Insufficiency." SpringerReference (2011): n. pag. Web.

"A-Z Index." ATSDR. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2015.

"The Element Tin." It's Elemental -. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2015.

"Tin." - Find Health and Beauty Benefits and Food Sources of at Foodscout.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2015.

"Tin: This Trace Mineral Importance Stems Primarily from It Supporting the Function of Adrenal Gland." Bliss Returned. N.p., 15 Mar. 2012. Web. 12 Oct. 2015.

"663. Tin (WHO Food Additives Series 24)." 663. Tin (WHO Food Additives Series 24). N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2015.