ZINC is an essential trace mineral, read more…

Zinc is an essential trace mineral that is especially important for metabolism.

The mineral zinc contributes to
– normal carbohydrate metabolism
– normal protein synthesis
– to normal DNA synthesis and cell division
– a normal function of the immune system
– the maintenance of normal skin, hair and nails
– the protection of cell constituents from oxidative stress
– maintenance of normal bone

The following groups of people may have higher zinc requirements:
Children and adolescents, pregnant and breastfeeding women and elderly people.

Sources: Lean meat, poultry, eggs, dairy products and whole-grain products.

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