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Zinc – the amazing mineral

All about Zinc…

For whole body health

Zinc! An amazing mineral that has a role in many areas of health; helping body cells to produce energy, to divide properly, to produce proteins, normal production of testosterone, the health of the skin, hair and nails, supporting bone health and healthy vision… so many important functions to keep us well.

But, at this time of the year, zinc’s role in immune health comes to the forefront, helping the body to manage biochemical stress and helping the body’s immune response function normally.

What intake for you?

As well as dietary sources of zinc, such as seafood, meat, beans, nuts, wholegrains and cereals, you might choose a supplement.

Your natural health practitioner will be able to help you work out whether zinc is nutrient that you need to increase in your diet, and at what level.  Your local health store will be able to help you decide which formulation, and form of zinc is most suitable for your needs. There are many different types of formulations on the market, so it’s important that you take time to consider the options.

Want to know more?

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