Common Signs of Zinc Deficiency
by Krave / Jul 26, 2016
zinc Zinc Deficiency Signs Can Be Serious: • Stunted Development • Impaired immune function • Delayed wound healing • Negative effects on prostate, eyes, and even sense of taste and smell Groups Most at Risk: • Vegetarians • Older adults • Pregnant women • Exclusively breastfed infants Quick Facts: • Zinc is required for proper DNA synthesis, cell division, and cell turnover. • Our immune system’s ability to fight infections and heal wounds partially depends on zinc. • Zinc has potential antioxidant activity, protects our eyes from damage, plays a role in our learning and behavior, and may even affect one's risk for prostate cancer. The full story can be viewed below and here: Common Signs of Zinc Deficiency