- MFG # 01561
- UPC # 737870156161
Zinc is a mineral that stimulates the activity of approximately 300 enzymes‚ which are substances that promote biochemical reactions in your body. These reactions are essential for the formation of superoxide dismutase‚ one of the body’s most important free radical scavengers. Zinc also promotes immune function‚ taste sensitivity‚ protein and DNA synthesis‚ insulin production‚ reproductive organ development and sperm motility. Zinc also supports normal growth and development during pregnancy‚ childhood‚ and adolescence.
Maintaining adequate levels of zinc is equally important to aging adults. As people grow older‚ their immune function declines‚ partly due to the decreasing size and function of the thymus gland. Evidence suggests that zinc may help to maintain healthy function of the thymus gland in elderly people. Scientists have also found evidence that a zinc deficiency in elderly adults may contribute to impaired immune function with aging‚ or immunosenescence. These findings suggest that zinc plays a critical role in supporting healthy immune function with age.
Zinc Lozenges provide premium-grade zinc as gluconate and oxide in a pleasant citrus-orange naturally flavored tablet.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian lozenge
Servings Per Container 60
Amount Per Serving
Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid‚ sodium ascorbate) 100 mg...167%
Zinc (as zinc oxide‚ aspartate‚ gluconate) 24 mg...160%
**Daily Value not established.
*Based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Other ingredients: xylitol‚ natural flavors‚ citric acid‚ maltodextrin‚ stevia‚ vegetable stearate‚ croscarmellose sodium.
Dissolve one (1) lozenge in mouth then swallow daily or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Supplemental zinc can inhibit the absorption and availability of copper. If more than 50 mg of supplemental zinc is taken daily‚ 2 mg of supplemental copper should also be taken to prevent deficiency. Chronic ingestion of more than 100 mg of zinc daily may be immunosuppressive.
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Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Made in the USA
- Vegetarian Product
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