Zinc citrate is a non-food form of zinc; as a citrate it is readily absorbed into the bloodstream. Zinc is involved in the functioning of over 200 enzymes in the body.
With 30 mg elemental of zinc per capsule.
This supplement may be useful for short- to medium-term use to increase levels of zinc.
If taking longer term then consideration should be given to copper intake as zinc and copper compete for uptake and high dose zinc supplementation can deplete copper levels.
Zinc contributes to normal DNA synthesis, acid-base balance, carbohydrate metabolism, cognitive function, fertility and reproduction, macronutrient metabolism, metabolism of vitamin A, metabolism of fatty acids, protein synthesis and immune system function.
Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, hair, nails and skin; testosterone levels in the blood and normal vision.
Zinc has a role in the process of cell division.
Zinc contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.