Zinc also works as an antioxidant and is involved in carbohydrate metabolism and the activation of vitamins, especially B-vitamins.* Additionally, zinc is important to the immune system and detoxification of chemicals and metabolic irritants.*
Less than 10% of dietary zinc is absorbed and many zinc supplements can cause stomach irritations.
- sunflower seeds
- organ meats
When supplementing, look for products with:
- chelation for enhanced absorption and reduction of stomach irritation
- pharmaceutical-grade, natural raw material
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