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Zinc is a trace mineral needed in only small amounts, but it participates in many crucial life sustaining functions. These small amounts help to regulate growth, development, neurological functions, genetic expression, blood sugar levels, and much more.
The antioxidant properties support immunity response and help our cells to fight the damaging effects of free radicals, which can alter cell structure and contributes to aging and disease formation.*
Zinc plays some key roles in the way our bodies use and respond to energy. Our metabolic rate, or the rate at which we create and use energy, needs zinc to regulate these processes. These functions are also influenced by the output of hormones from the thyroid gland. Incidentally, during times of zinc deficiency, the hormone output from the thyroid decreases, further hampering metabolism.*
Additionally, zinc aids in the stabilization of blood sugar levels. Insufficient zinc decreases insulin response and hinders the hormone’s ability to usher glucose out of the blood stream, thus throwing off the balance.*
Brain function relies on the adequate availability of zinc. Proper neurological function requires the delicate transmission and receipt of nerve impulses. Zinc is present in the part of the nerve cells that facilitates communication between neurons. There is a high zinc concentration in the neurons of the hippocampus, which are associated with learning and memory capabilities. Zinc deficiency has been looked at as a contributing source to the broken communication causing impaired learning and memory.*
Related Article: Minerals Guide
As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you have ulcers, gallstones or are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care provider prior to taking this product. The use of this supplement is not intended to treat any disease, and does not claim to cure or prevent any disease.
Interaction with Medication and Other Supplements
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Note Regarding Children
Please do personal research and consult with your health care professional before giving any supplements to children. Suggested use is typically designed for adults and may be higher than you would give to a child.
Consult with Your Healthcare Professional
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Zinc (as Zinc Gluconate), Rice Flour, Gelatin (Bovine) Capsules
Adults and children 12 years of age and older, take 1 capsule daily or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Store at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.