Zinc is an essential mineral that plays an important role in many
enzymatic functions.* Found primarily in the kidneys, liver, pancreas,
and brain, Zinc also helps support healthy immune system functions and
is an important component of bodily antioxidant systems.*
Zinc types compared:
Chelated zinc is a type of zinc supplement. It contains zinc that's been attached to a chelating agent. Chelating agents are chemical compounds that bond with metal ions (such as zinc) to create a stable, water-soluble product that can be easily absorbed by the body. Helps your immune system defend against viruses and bacteria. supports your body's protein production. Helps your body make DNA (the genetic material in all cells) supports your senses of smell and taste.
Zinc Picolinate is zinc that is bound to the organic acid picolinic acid, which is naturally made in the body from the amino acid L-Tryptophan. Often used to treat acne.
Zinc gluconate is a nutritional supplement containing the zinc salt form of gluconic acid for the purpose of providing zinc. Often used in cold remedies.
Helps your kidneys to maintain acid-base balance.*
Helps with carbon dioxide removal.*
Helps make pancreatic enzymes.*
Helps your liver to detoxify alcohols.*
The senses of appetite, taste & smell.
Certain hormone synthesis, maintenance of your sex glands.*
Red blood cell & serum protein maintenance.*
Muscle & bone homeostasis.*
Skin, hair & nails maintenance.*
Immune support through thymus support & white blood cells
The synthesis & conversion of amino acids.*
Protein & DNA synthesis.*
Help maintain normal vitamin A levels & usage.*
Bone structure support.*
May kill some virus on contact.*
Participates in antioxidant enzyme systems in your eyes, helping to
prevent & slow the progression of macular degeneration.*
Together with vitamin B6 can reduce the size of the prostate by
regulating the enzyme that converts testosterone to the harmful
prostate stimulating DHT (dihydrotestosterone)*
Participates in carbohydrate metabolism.*
Prevents & reverses cadmium, & copper toxicity. *
Your need for zinc supplementation beyond that in a multi-vitamin-mineral
is determined by your diet, how many of the following deficiency symptoms
you have, & whether you have tested low on any measures of zinc.*
SYMPTOMS OF DEFICIENCY:
Decreased sense of taste & smell
Problems with fertility
Delayed sexual maturity
Stretch marks on the skin
Prolonged wound healing
White spots on nails/spoon-shaped nails
Poor hair growth
Painful knees & hips
Cold extremities with poor circulation
Decreased immune function
Decreased night vision
Eyes extremely bothered by light
LifeSource Vitamins Zinc Picolinate, helps support a healthy
immune system, enhances kidneys, liver, pancreas, and brain support as well
as bodily antioxidant systems, skin, hair, and nail maintenance as well as
bone structure support. *
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