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Zinc

The human body contains approximately 2-3g of Zinc, present mainly in skeletal muscles and bones (>80%) and absorption of this essential trace mineral takes place in the small intestine. The main dietary sources of Zinc can be found in: Beef, pork, shellfish, peanuts and legumes.

Function – Zinc contributes to:

the normal function of the immune system
the maintenance of normal hair, skin and nails
Normal fertility and reproduction
the maintenance of normal testosterone levels in the blood
the maintenance of normal vision
normal metabolism of vitamin A
normal acid-base metabolism and normal carbohydrate metabolism/ protein synthesis
normal cognitive function
normal metabolism of fatty acids
the maintenance of normal bones