Zinc

Energetic Child

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.



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