Nature's Sunshine Zinc is derived from zinc gluconate for more efficient absorption. For maximum benefit, it is combined in a rich, natural base of kelp leaves and stem, alfalfa aerial parts and thyme leaves.
This trace mineral is extremely important to overall health. More zinc is found in the body than any other trace element except for iron. Relatively large amounts are found in bone and muscle. It's also prevalent in the prostate and retina.
Zinc is involved in hundreds of important functions in the body, including sugar metabolism, DNA formation, protein metabolism and energy production. It is also needed for the growth and development of bones. Pregnant and lactating women require extra zinc. This mineral supports immune functions, and its deficiency results in a compromised immune system.
Aids immune system function.
Acts as a anti-oxidant and free radical scavenger.