Zinc is an important mineral found in every cell of the body. It is necessary for protein synthesis, collagen formation, mental development and healthy reproductive organs (particularly the prostate gland). It is necessary for normal taste and smell acuity and for healthy eyes. Zinc also plays a part in metabolism, blood sugar regulation and helps maintain adequate Vitamin E levels in the blood.
Zinc is important for prostate health and may be of use for prostate disease, sterility and impotence.
In addition, zinc is necessary for wound healing and can be useful for acne, canker sores and dermatitis. It may also be useful for hair loss.
Zinc is also an immune booster and may be helpful for herpes and other infections as well as immune disorders like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
Zinc can also help the body eliminate some toxins, including lead. However, zinc itself can be toxic if taken in excess. Do not take more than 50 mg a day unless under the supervision of a healthcare professional
The picolinate form of zinc is better absorbed than other forms, including citrate and gluconate.
- Keep out of the reach of children.
- If you are pregnant, nursing or have a medical condition, consult your healthcare professional before using this product.