Zinc is a very active mineral in human metabolism. It supports immunity, skin health, hormones, and reproductive health. It is widely used for prostate problems and zinc is necessary for our sense of smell, taste, and vision. Health problems associated with zinc depletion include impaired immune function, prostate enlargement, male infertility, psychiatric illnesses (including depression), insomnia, and macular degeneration.
Zinc is a mineral co-factor in hundreds of enzymatic reactions related to protein and carbohydrate metabolism, RNA/DNA synthesis and intercellular signaling. Zinc is essential to the normal function of many organs and systems within the body; supporting healthy immune, skeletal, neurological, and endocrine functions. L-OptiZinc®is a form of Zinc complexed with the amino acid Methionine.
Zinc is essential to the normal function of many organs and systems within the body including the skeletal, immune, neurological, and endocrine systems. Zinc is a necessary mineral co-factor for hundreds of enzymatic reactions related to protein and carbohydrate metabolism, RNA/DNA synthesis, and intercellular signaling. It is also known to play a critical role in the body’s defense against oxidative processes and is especially helpful for maintenance of healthy aging. Zinc is also beneficial for vegetarians.
Zinc is an essential trace mineral, which is second only to iron as the most plentiful trace element in the body. It aids in the absorption of B vitamins, and is a constituent of at least 25 enzyme systems, as well as being a component of insulin and of superoxide dismutase. Zinc is essential for growth and development of sexual organs, is important in nucleic acid synthesis and plays a role in carbohydrate and phosphorus metabolism.
Carlson Aces + Zn provides the natural antioxidants selenium and vitamins A, C, and E to help maintain good health. It also helps to maintain healthy eyesight, skin, and immune function. Potency and quality guaranteed.
The thyroid gland surrounds the windpipe at the base of the neck. It produces a number of hormones, primarily thyroxine, that accelerate the basal metabolic rate and thus directly influence circulation, respiration, and tissue growth and repair.