Zinc: What | When | Why

Zinc ⚙️🔩

This is an essential nutrient as it cannot be produced by the body.

Zinc has many key functions

1️⃣Gene expression

2️⃣Immune function

3️⃣Protein synthesis

4️⃣Wound healing

5️⃣Growth and development

6️⃣DNA synthesis


Zinc is also the second most abundant trace mineral in the body, behind iron as it is present in every cell.

Zinc is commonly found in:

1️⃣Shellfish

2️⃣Meat

3️⃣Whole grains

4️⃣Eggs

5️⃣Mushrooms, kale, peas, beet greens

6️⃣Dairy


Dosage: RDI Men - 11mg Women - 8mg





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