Zinc is a mineral that stimulates the activity of approximately 100 enzymes, which are substances that promote bio-chemical reactions in your body. These reactions are essential for the formation of superoxide dismutase, one of the body’s most important free radical scavengers. Zinc also promotes immune function, taste sensitivity, protein and DNA synthesis, production, and reproductive function including organ development and sperm motility. Additionally, zinc also supports normal growth and development during pregnancy, childhood, and adolescence.
Age-related declines in immune function are similar to those associated with zinc deficiency, and the elderly represent a group that is vulnerable to mild zinc deficiency. When older individuals were given zinc supplements in a clinical trial, certain aspects of immune function improved.
1 capsule, 90 servings per container
Rice flour, vegetable capsule, magnesium stearate, silica.
Take one capsule, one to three times daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. The number of capsules you take will depend on the amount of zinc in other products you are taking. Most people's intake of zinc should not exceed 90 mg a day
Does Not Contain
This product contains no milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish, soybeans, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, or corn. Contains no artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives.
CAUTION: Supplemental zinc can inhibit the absorption and availability of iron and copper. If more than 50 mg of supplemental zinc is taken daily, 2 mg of supplemental copper should also be taken to prevent deficiency. Calcium in combination with phytic acid reduces zinc absorption. Chronic ingestion of more than 300 mg of zinc daily may be toxic. WARNINGS: Keep out of reach of children. Do not exceed recommended dose. Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged. If you have a bad reaction to product discontinue use immediately. When using nutritional supplements, please inform your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Serving Size is 1 capsule
*Daily Value (DV) not established.
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