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?
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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