Nickel is probably
an essential element for humans, with several possible roles in maintenance
and production of body cells.
are probably obtained from most diets, provided that the gut is functioning
There is some evidence
that a few people may develop a skin sensitivity reaction to nickel.
For these people, acid food cooked in stainless steel utensils and canned
food may need to be avoided.
and adequate intake is not known.
59: NICKEL CONTENT OF SOME FOODS