Zinc is an essential trace mineral, which is second only to iron as the most plentiful trace element in the body. It aids in the absorption of B vitamins, and is a constituent of at least 25 enzyme systems, as well as being a component of insulin and of superoxide dismutase. Zinc is essential for growth and development of sexual organs, is important in nucleic acid synthesis and plays a role in carbohydrate and phosphorus metabolism.
- Supports growth and development of reproductive organs
- Promotes burn and wound healing
- Aids in connective tissue formation
- Helps metabolize carbohydrates, fats, and proteins
- Supports the immune system
- Helpful for prostate health