To Much Tin can cause

  • Eye and skin irritation
  • Headaches
  • Stomachaches
  • Sickness and dizziness
  • Severe sweating
  • Breathlessness
  • Urination problems
  • Depression
  • Liver damage
  • Malfunctioning of immune systems
  • Chromosomal damage
  • Shortage of red blood cells
  • Brain damage (causing anger, sleeping disorders, forgetfulness and headaches)

Not Enough Tin can Cause

  • nausea
  • stomach ache
  • diarrhea
  • headaches
  • loss of memory

scientist still aren't sure how Tin helps your body but without it you'll get very sick. There is a lot of debate on if it is in fact a necessary element of life.

Tin In Food

tin is found in almost all vegetables because it's in soil. But tin is most commonly in canned foods such as cambles soup, canned fruit, spaghetti-O's and things like that.


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