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Zinc an essential trace element as very small amounts of zinc are needed for optimum health. Regular consumption can help to strengthen the immune system that can fight off certain infections. One of these being the common cold and when zinc gluconate is ingested helps to reduce the severity and duration of symptoms.
It has been shown to accelerate the renewal of skin cells, which keeps skin looking healthy and reduces signs of ageing. It can also help to reduce the amount of acne by regulating the amount of hormones/testosterone and skin oil that leads to an outbreak. It can help to reduce signs of eczema by assisting the body in restoring its ability to heal properly.
One in three adults in the UK receives less than the Reference Nutrient Intake (RNI) for zinc. This is largely a result of refining processes which remove up to 90% of the available zinc content from cereal grains, along with the trend to eat less animal-derived protein.
Suitable for vegetarians Gelatin free
What are the key benefits of Zinc?
Supports the immune system
Promotes healthy hair, skin and nails
Brain function and vision
Fertility and reproduction
Premium quality pharmaceutical grade ingredients
Bulking Agents (Dicalcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose), Zinc Gluconate, Anti-Caking Agents (Magnesium Stearate, Silicon Dioxide).
Suggested Daily Intake
Take one tablet daily, preferably with a meal. Do not exceed stated dose.
If you are taking any prescribed medication or have any medical conditions always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking vitamins or supplements.
Keep out of sight and reach of young children.
Do not exceed stated recommended intake.
Food supplements must not be, and are not intended to be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
Store in a cool, dry place.
If you experience an adverse reaction, stop taking the supplement and seek medical advice.
What is Zinc used for?
Zinc supplements are popularly taken to support the immune system and to defend against colds and flu. Zinc is used in the prevention and treatment of zinc deficiency which effectively means that the levels of zinc in the blood are too low. Zinc deficiency can arise from several conditions such as diarrhoea, cirrhosis of the liver and alcoholism, following major surgery, after being on a feeding tube for a long time and from those conditions that make it difficult for the bowel to absorb food.
How does Zinc work?
Zinc is essential for both the proper growth and the maintenance of the body. Zinc is also needed to heal wounds, contributes to the proper function of the immune system , thyroid function, blood clotting and much more besides.
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