- Zinc is important for immune system support, and can be found in many foods such as meat, poultry, shellfish, legumes, and whole grains.
- There are many different forms of zinc supplements, each with varying levels of absorption
- Immune support
- Skin health
- Cognitive function
- Reproductive health
What does this small-but-mighty mineral do? And where can it be found? We’ll go over everything you need to know about zinc, including how to find the right zinc supplement for you.
Food-Fermented Zinc, Zinc Citrate, Zinc Picolinate, Chelated Zinc
What's the difference ?
Indeed, there are many forms of this trace mineral, and it can be difficult to figure out which one is right for you.
Let's look at the differences:
SOLGAR® Koji Fermented Zinc
Solgar® Koji Fermented Zinc provides 25 mg of food fermented zinc that supports immune system health, cognitive function and beautiful skin. Koji Fermented Zinc is readily absorbed and is suitable for vegans. It is both Kosher and Halal certified
SOLGAR® Chelated Zinc
Solgar® Chelated Zinc contributes to healthy skin, can function as an antioxidant, and supports a healthy immune system. The chelated form offers optimal absorption, and is vegan, and gluten-free
SOLGAR® Zinc Picolinate
Solgar® Zinc Picolinate combines 22 mg of zinc with picolinic acid. This formula is also vegan and gluten-free
SOLGAR® Zinc Citrate
Solgar® Zinc Citrate offers 30 mg of zinc per serving, and helps support healthy skin, cell growth and DNA formation, and a healthy immune system. Like chelated zinc and zinc picolinate, it is vegan, and gluten-free.
BONUS: SOLGAR® Zinc Lozenges
From immune support to skin health, zinc plays an essential role in many bodily functions. Foods such as shellfish, beef, poultry, legumes, and whole grains are excellent sources of zinc.
When choosing a zinc supplement, no matter what form you take it in, don’t miss out on zinc’s many benefits!
Zinc contributes to normal:
- acid-base metabolism
- carbohydrate metabolism
- cognitive function
- DNA synthesis and the process of cell division
- fertility and reproduction
- macronutrient metabolism
- metabolism of fatty acids
- metabolism of vitamin A
- protein synthesis
- function of the immune system
Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, hair, nails and skin, normal testosterone levels in the blood, maintenance of normal vision & the protection of cells from oxidative stress
Food supplements should not be used instead of a varied balanced diet & healthy lifestyle.
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking any food supplements.
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