Did you know that a healthy amount of zinc in your diet has been linked to an improved immune system and faster wound healing? The benefits of getting enough zinc doesn’t stop there.
Research has also found that zinc may help in these situations:
✓ Shorten the common cold ?.
✓ Support wound healing.
✓ Improve eye health.
✓ Treat hypothyroidism.
How Much Zinc Should You Take to See Benefits?
Zinc is an essential trace mineral, which means our bodies need only a small amount of it to maintain good health. The recommended dietary allowance at 8 milligrams (mg) for adult women and 11 mg for adult men. While only a small amount may be needed, don’t underestimate the power of this mighty mineral.
Good sources of zinc
✓ Try decadent dark chocolate for a zinc filled dessert.
✓ Whole grain delivers zinc.
✓ Meat and poultry serve up zinc.
✓ Crabs and lobster make it easy to meet your zinc needs.
✓ Vegetables such as mushrooms and kale.
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Written by: Chiamaka Nwoko