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Zinc Tablets & Supplements

Zincis an essential mineral found naturally in foods and available as a dietaryZinc supplement.Zincaids in the maintenance of good health and wellbeing as it is found in every cell of the body and is involved in many enzymatic reactions.

Adequate levels ofZincare essential in the proper functioning of the immune system. It is also important in wound healing and the maintenance of healthy skin.

Zincalso plays an essential role in male reproductive health and in the production of healthy sperm.

Zincsupports normal growth and development during pregnancy, childhood, and adolescence and is required for proper sense of taste and smell.

Natural Zincis widely distributed in foods such as meat, fish, poultry, cereals and dairy foods.

In general,Zincabsorption from a diet high in animal protein will be greater than from a diet rich in plant derived proteins. The requirement for dietaryZincmay be as much as 50% greater for vegetarians.

Phytates—which are present in whole-grain breads, cereals, legumes, and some fruits and vegetable, bindZincand inhibit its absorption. Thus, the bioavailability ofZincfrom grains and plant foods is lower than that from animal foods.

Zinc deficiencycan be easily diagnosed with aZinc tally test, hair mineral analysis or blood test.Zinccan be taken in the form ofZinc tablets,Zinc capsules,Zinc powderorliquid Zinc supplement. Thebest Zinc supplementto take should contain either aZinc amino acid chelate,Zinc citrate,Zinc glycinate,Zinc picolinateorZinc gluconateif in lozenge form.

Mr Vitamins stocks the very bestZinc supplements Australiahas to offer.

Note:Zinc picolinatemay need to be purchased instore via a consultation with a Naturopath.