What is Zinc?
Zinc is found in every cell of the body, adequate levels of zinc are essential for good health.
Good sources of Zinc include:
Oysters, beef, crab, sardines, pumpkin and sesame seeds, eggs and cheese.
The key functions of Zinc are:
helps protect cells from oxidative damage.
Contributes to a normal immune system.
Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones.
Contributes to the maintenance of normal vision.
Contributes to normal hair, skin and nails.
Contributes to normal metabolism.
Why is Zinc important to children’s health?
This mineral is important in maintaining general good health and for keeping the immune system strong.