Zinc is an essential mineral nutrient for the human body.
It’s involved in over 300 chemical reactions which are vital to keeping our bodies up and running.
It also supports our immune systems by stimulating white blood cell production.
During pregnancy, it contributes to the foetus’s development.
- It also regulates the way hormones such as insulin work.
A powerful antioxidant, it helps fight against cellular ageing, and its healing properties work to reduce troublesome skin issues (acne, stretch marks, etc.).
It helps make hair thicker and remedies imbalances by contributing to keratin synthesis and keeping the scalp healthy.
Zinc is primarily found in seafood, meats, whole grains, legumes, cheeses and oilseeds.
DID YOU KNOW?
Zinc is one of the most common mineral nutrients in the human body. It’s mainly found in the muscles (60-65%), bones (20%), liver and skin.
SUPPLEMENTS & CONTRAINDICATIONS:
In high or excessive doses, zinc may occasionally cause side effects such as abdominal pain, nausea, headaches, etc.
Taking zinc without first seeking medical advice is not recommended if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or undergoing medical treatment.