Zinc is a trace element involved in many enzymatic reactions and plays an important role in the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
Zinc deficiency can lead to growth retardation, sexual maturation abnormalities, taste disorders, immune problems, skin problems and scarring. It is an antioxidant that is believed to be involved in the prevention of toxic effects caused by free radicals.
- Zinc is important for fertility and reproduction, for the development of the foetus and the young child. It contributes to normal DNA synthesis and cognitive development. .
- In addition to its effect on acid-base metabolism, zinc is involved in the normal metabolism of sugars..
THERASCIENCE special features
In order to promote better bioavailability and tolerance by the body, the THERASCIENCE Laboratory has chosen to use zinc in the bisglycinate form.
To find out more, click on zinc in bisglycinate form.