Zinc is Essential and Required Daily

Zinc is an essential mineral that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. A daily intake of Zinc is required because the body has no way of storing excess.

 Low levels of Zinc have been linked to…

  • Loss of appetite
  • Taste changes
  • Low libido
  • Impaired Immune System
  • Low testosterone
  • Low energy levels

Why take Zinc?

While Zinc is found in food, specifically meat, supplementation is necessary for vegetarians, vegans and those who don’t consume a lot of meat. Intake of Zinc has been found to:

  • Improve Athletic performance
  • Improve insulin sensitivity
  • Help break down carbohydrates
  • Detoxify the brain of heavy metals
  • Elevate mood and avoid depression

How to get enough Zinc?

  • Oysters
  • Beef
  • Crab
  • Pork
  • Chicken
  • Yogurt

How to test your Zinc levels? 

Sip on 1-2 teaspoons of Zinc Tester (zinc sulfate). Tasting nothing indicates a zinc deficiency, a slight metallic tastes indicates a slight deficiency, and a strong unpleasant metallic taste indicates that you are NOT zinc deficient.

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