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Zinc with Vitamin C and Slippery Elm - 120 Lozenges

  • Brand: Kirkman
  • Item Number: KM1228
  • Serving Size: 1 Lozenge
  • Servings per Container: 120
  • Quantity per Container: 120 Lozenges
  • Price per Serving:  0.19
  • Price per Unit*: $0.19 per Lozenge
  • * Price Per Unit may reflect product's price per capsule, tablet, ounce, fluid ounce, etc.
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  • This is a lozenge-type zinc supplement that also contains vitamin C and slippery elm. The product is best dissolved in the mouth slowly‚ but may be chewed as well. Zinc is vital for supporting the immune system‚ as is vitamin C. Slippery elm is added for its soothing characteristics. Kirkman’s zinc lozenges are sweetened with xylitol and dextrose and flavored with a tropical punch flavor and a hint of vanilla bean.

    As an adjunct to nutritional immune support‚ zinc lozenges with vitamin C and slippery elm offer additional support and soothing properties. Try them during periods of known exposures.

    Zinc and the immune system.
    Zinc is present in every cell in the body and is also a component of over 200 enzymes. Actually‚ zinc is involved in more enzymatic reactions than any other mineral constituent in mammals.

    Zinc is essential for normal skin‚ vision‚ smell‚ taste‚ reproduction‚ brain development‚ protein synthesis and wound healing. It is also one of the most important factors in a healthy immune system. Zinc is involved in just about every aspect of immunity‚ including the immune enhancing “T” cells that are necessary for immune response.

    The best sources of zinc are shellfish‚ fish‚ and red meats‚ with oysters being the richest source. Substantial amounts are also found in certain plant foods such as whole grains‚ legumes‚ nuts‚ mushrooms and some herbs. The zinc from plant sources is not absorbed well because it binds to a fiber compound in plant seeds called phytic acid to form an insoluble zinc-phytate complex that cannot be assimilated.

    Why might an individual be deficient in zinc?

    Zinc levels in the body may be lowered by the following conditions:
    •fiber consumption‚ which causes zinc excretion through the intestinal tract
    •high calcium and iron consumption
    •copper ingestion
    •liver or kidney disease

    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.

Official Website: http://www.kirkmangroup.com

Serving Size: 1 Lozenges
Serving Per Container: 120

Amount Per Serving / % Daily Value

Vitamin C 60mg / 100%
Zinc Citrate 20mg / 133%
Slippery Elm 25mg

Other Ingredients: Dextrose‚ Xylitol‚ Ascorbic Acid‚ Natural Punch Flavor‚ Slippery Elm Back‚ Stearic Acid (vegetable)‚ Natural Vanilla Bean Flavor‚ Magnesium Stearate (vegetable).

Dissolver or chew 1 Lozenge in the mouth 1-2 time per day or as directed by a physician.

Keep out reach f children. Store in a cool dry and tightly capped.

  • Egg Free
  • Fish Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Nut Free
  • Peanut Free
  • Soy Free
  • Yeast Free
  • Gelatin Free

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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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