Food sources:
Most fruits and vegetables, particularly dried fruits.

Effects:
Boron helps keep the brain alert and able to perform simple functions. It also helps keep the
bones strong and metabolizes calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.
Deficiency is rare.

Precautions:
While there appear to be no adverse effects with doses as high as 6 mg/day, dosage
should not exceed 10 mg/day.

Dosage:
There is no RDA. The recommended dose is 3 mg/day. It is best if taken with a multivitamin
which includes calcium, magnesium, manganese, and riboflavin.