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Zinc
Zinc is necessary for the synthesis and release of insulin and also to protect against the deleterious affects of prolonged stress. Zinc is necessary for the production and release of adrenal glucocorticoid hormones. Increased
production of these hormones results in improved retention of potassium in the body.

90 tablets



Price: $12.00
One Tablet Contains:
Amount Per
Serving
Value
Calcium (from calcium carbonate)
68 mg
7%
Zinc (from zinc hydrolyzed rice protein chelate)
22.5 mg
150%
Suggested use:
One tablet daily, or as directed by a physician.
  
 
ZINC
ZINC
Sources Of Zinc

Seafood - oysters, herring
Meats - beef, lamb, beef and pork liver
Nuts/seeds - sunflower, pumpkin
Dairy - cheese
Grains - wheat germ
Miscellaneous - brewer's yeast, maple syrup, bone meal, gluten, tea

Roles In The Body

•Activator of many key enzymes
•Growth and development
•Male reproductive system
•Insulin production and secretion
•Prevention of cadmium and copper toxicity

Functions Of Zinc

Circulatory - maintenance of artery walls
Respiratory -removal of carbon dioxide and maintenance of acid-base balance
Digestive -production of digestive enzymes, and normal liver function
Nervous -essential for brain development and
neurotransmitters
Special senses -appetite regulation, smell and taste
Reproductive -testes, ovaries, prostate, male fertility
Endocrine -insulin and pituitary gonadotropin secretion
Blood -red blood cells and blood proteins
Skeletal -bone integrity, prevention of osteoporosis
Skin -required for normal integrity of hair, nails, and skin
Protective -required for wound healing and integrity of the immune system
Metabolic -normal carbohydrate and protein metabolism
Detoxification -assists in removing toxic accumulation of cadmium and copper
Psychological -powerful mood stabilizer and 'sedative' mineral

Symptoms Associated With A Zinc Deficiency

alcoholic cirrhosis
fatigue
arteriosclerosis
hypoglycemia
cadmium toxicity
hypothyroidism
carbohydrate intolerance
impotence
copper toxicity
lack of taste and smell
conditions due to birth defects
low appetite
diabetes
nervousness
emotional problems
poor wound healing
failure to thrive
prostate problems

Symptoms Associated With A Zinc Excess

anemia, iron deficiency
nausea
depression
vomiting
diarrhea