Zinc is a fundamental mineral as it supports the body's defenses. This mineral is involved in many more enzymatic reactions within the body than any other mineral, the amount of zinc in humans is between 1.4 and 3 grams.
The main food sources in which zinc is found are products of animal origin such as meat , shellfish , eggs and lactic acid , the integration is therefore essential especially for those who follow a vegan or vegetarian diet.
Our tablets contain zinc gluconate , because it has been found to be one of the most assimilable and bioavailable forms.
The recommended doses are approximately 12 mg for male adults and 9 mg for women, up to 11-12 mg for pregnant / breastfeeding women .
This mineral is able to improve the physiological defenses against viruses (by increasing the presence of white blood cells ), this action is synergized by Vitamin A and magnesium .
A zinc deficiency can actually impair the normal development of immune system cells and lead to altered antibody formation .
Since it is normally present in high concentrations in the skin , its deficiency can cause skin problems or have a negative effect on the repairing processes of the tissues. Its integration strengthens the structure of the skin, hair and nails .
Zinc plays a primary role in the genesis of sperm cells . Furthermore, there appears to be a close relationship between this mineral and testosterone .
It is therefore useful for:
- Poor immune defenses
- Brittle nails and hair
- Vegetarian food
Zinc deficiency can result either from poor absorption of the mineral or from insufficient quantities. The symptoms related to the deficiency are different including: skin problems , slow healing , low immune defenses and alopecia .
Together with a balanced and healthy diet, supplementation is therefore essential to strengthen the immune defenses and for the well-being of skin, hair and nails.