Zinc, a nutrient found throughout the body. The body does not store excess zinc. It is needed in small amounts for human health, growth, and sense of taste.

It helps the immune system, metabolism function, blood clotting, wound healing, thyroid function, diarrhea, Wilson’s disease, common cold, flu and certain respiratory infections.

Zinc has two standard dosages. The low dosage is 5-10mg, while the high dosage is 25-45mg.


Examples of zinc food sources are:


-Crab and lobster.

-Beef, pork and chicken.

-Mushroom, kale, broccoli.

-Legumes like lentils, chickpeas, beans.

-Nuts and seeds.

-Whole grains.

-Milk and dairy foods.

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