The human body requires essential minerals in order to perform its functions. There are two types of dietary essential minerals the body needs: Major and minor. Major essential minerals consist of calcium, sodium, sulfur, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and chlorine. Minor essential minerals are zinc, copper, cobalt, manganese, iodine, bromine and selenium. It’s important we maintain proper levels of all these minerals as a deficiency in any of them can have health consequences.

Globally there are a large number of people deficient in zinc – nearly two billion people. But just boosting zinc into the body is a problem. You see, maintaining proper levels of both these essential minerals are vital for overall good health.

Zinc is essential for our body But why should you be concerned about a zinc deficiency? Well zinc plays a role in cellular metabolism – necessary chemical reactions to maintain life. Zinc is also important to the immune system, healing of wounds, growth of babies in the womb and during adolescence and helps with our senses to taste and smell. You may not know much about zinc’s role in the body, but as you can see it does play a key role.

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