Zinc is a mineral essential for immune system function and for many vital enzymatic processes. Zinc is involved in hundreds of processes in the body.
Zinc has many general health benefits including its contribution to normal cognitive function, maintenance of normal hair, skin, nails and bones and normal fertility and reproduction. The citrate form of zinc has a high absorption rate.
Perhaps most importantly, zinc contributes to the normal function of the immune system. Beyond this, zinc also supports normal skin function, which is a physical barrier against infection.
Zinc contributes to normal reproductive and immune system, for tissue renewal, maintenance of the skin and for healthy bones.
Zinc also contributes to normal cognitive function, maintenance of normal hair, skin, nails and bones, normal metabolism of vitamin A, normal fertility and reproduction, maintenance of normal testosterone levels in the blood.
Zinc citrates have a high absorption rate and require little acidification prior to absorption.
Supplementing with zinc may help protect against respiratory tract infections and reduce their duration.
Zinc is needed for immune cell development and communication and plays an important role in inflammatory response.
A deficiency in Zinc may significantly affect your immune system’s ability to function properly, resulting in an increased risk of infection and disease, including pneumonia.
Multiple studies have revealed that zinc supplements may protect against respiratory tract infections like the common cold and flu.
Supplemental zinc may also help reduce the duration of the common cold and flu.
Zinc daily dose should not exceed upper limit of 40 mg of elemental zinc.
Explore our range of Zinc supplements.