Nickel is a metal found naturally in both foods and water. The largest source of nickel exposure for us is through consumption.
Nickel is a ultratrace mineral. We know that nickel plays an important role in the biology of some plants, eubacteria, archaebacteria, and fungi.
There have not been confirmed by research that nickel is essential for us. But there is a possibility that nickel is an essential nutrient for some bacteria we have in our large intestine.
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Nickel Is A Ultra Trace Element
Nickel is a very common trace element that is found in soil, water, air, and the biosphere. (source 🗗)
Nickel is present in many dietary items and foods. Food is the major source of nickel exposure for most people. (source 🗗)
Nicken In food
The major dietary source of nickel is plant food. Plant tissues contain more nickel than animal tissues. Therefore, the total dietary intake of nickel per day varies depending on the amount of consumption of plant and animal foods. (source 🗗)
Nickel is the most common cause of metal allergy. It can lead to a nickel-sensitive person developing dermatitis. (source 🗗)
Nickel allergy may develop at any age. Once developed, it tends to persist life-long. (source 🗗)