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Zinc Picolinate

Supplementation with Zinc Picolinate supports:

  • Healthy immune system‡
  • Eye health‡
  • Reproductive health‡
  • Prostate health‡

$15.00 or Original price was: $15.00.Current price is: $13.50. / month

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Description

Zinc is a trace mineral required by the body for optimal health, and is essential for growth, immune system function, testosterone metabolism and for many other functions in the body.  Zinc is necessary in the function of more than 200 enzymes.  Zinc also is involved in cell division and growth.‡

Zinc has been shown to have supporting benefits for the eyes, prostate, immune system, digestion, metabolism, and a number of other systems.‡

Zinc is available through the diet, but zinc deficiency has been associated with adverse health impacts for those that have a compromised immune system, the elderly, or those that don’t obtain sufficient zinc in the diet.‡

Zinc Picolinate is an acid form of zinc that your human body can more easily absorb than other forms of zinc.  The picolinic acid portion of Zinc Picolinate facilitates the absorption of minerals, making Zinc Picolinate much more absorbable than other zinc supplements.‡

Studies have shown that zinc picolinate is up to five times more absorbable than zinc citrate or zinc gluconate.  Zinc supplementation has been found to deplete levels of copper, another important trace mineral.  To combat this, we have added copper to Zinc Picolinate.‡

 

 

Warning:  If you are pregnant or lactating woman, have any health conditions, or are taking any medication, make sure to consult your healthcare provider prior to use.

‡ These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Ingredients

Dosage

One capsule twice daily.

Count

60 Capsules

Science

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