ZINC essential mineral

Zinc is an essential mineral for growth and development. A deficiency in zinc can effect your energy levels and the uptake of other essential minerals resulting in compromised health and healing.

Interestingly there are high levels of zinc in the hippocampus which is involved in learning so low levels of zinc may effect your learning and memory. Low levels of iron may also impact on your memory and ability to concentrate and handle everyday stress. Iron as in hemoglobin is the carrier of oxygen for our cells. It is important to have optimum levels of oxygen.

The case study below highlights the importance of zinc and iron.

Association of Zinc Deficiency with Iron Deficiency Anemia and its Symptoms: Results from a Case-control Study press shift and click on this link for the complete article.

Zinc is a mineral that is essential for many of the body’s normal functions and systems, including the immune system, wound healing, blood clotting, thyroid function, and the senses of taste and smell.

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