Zinc is the second most common trace mineral in the human body and is used by more than 300 enzyme systems for numerous biochemical processes. It has potent antioxidant properties to strengthen the immune system and protect against infections such as the common cold.
Supplementing with zinc like Zinc 15 by Pure Encapsulations, can protect certain groups of people who are at risk from zinc deficiency. They include:
- People with IBD (crohns and ulcerative colitis)
- Vegetarians and vegans
- Pregnant women
- People who struggle with alcoholism
Clinical trials have shown that supplementing with a product like Zinc 15 can delay immunological failure in HIV patients and zinc supplementation is a preventative and therapeutic treatment for viral infections. It plays a fundamental role in cell growth and healthy tissue development such as building hair, muscles and bones, and is particularly important for the skin, where it can improve acne, contribute to collagen formation and heal wounds.
It is found in high concentrations in the brain, so is important for normal brain function, learning and development. This makes zinc a vital nutrient during pregnancy and lactation as it is essential for normal foetal development and further cognitive development in babies. For men, it contributes to prostate health and has a positive effect on erectile dysfunction. Zinc is an essential mineral for the formation of sperm and further supports fertility by regulating normal hormone function, cell division and ovulation. Deficiency of zinc has been linked to PMS.
As a food supplement, take 1 capsule 1-2 times daily, with a meal, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Lactose Free, Fructose Free, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Vegan
BRAND: Pure Encapsulations