Minerals, Health & Weight Loss
Zinc affects a wide range of body functions. We still don't really understand how it works or how beneficial it is. It may be even more important than we think. Unfortunately, deficiency is common especially among smokers, heavy drinkers, some vegetarians, people with long term illness and those on meagre diets.
Good sources of Zinc include
Shellfish, herring, wheatgerm, lean beef/lamb, free range eggs, lentils, Brazil nuts, almonds, chicken.
How Zinc helps
Boosts the immune system
Zinc deficiency symptoms include
Recommended daily allowance for Zinc
US RDA: 15mg
of a Balanced Diet
Solution: Follow a balanced diet that offers slow steady weight loss and includes advice on exercise. This Weight Loss Diet Program is a good choice.
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