Now Foods, L-OptiZinc, 30 mg, 100 Capsules
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|Combo Discount:||- $3.80|
- Immune Support
- Highly Bioavailable Form
- Supports Enzyme Function
- A Dietary Supplement
- GMP-Quality Assured
L-OptiZinc is a form of Zinc complexed with the amino acid Methionine. Research has demonstrated this product to be better absorbed and retained longer compared to several other forms of Zinc tested.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule daily.
Rice flour, gelatin (capsule) and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
|Serving Size 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Zinc (from L-OptiZinc Monomethionine)||30 mg||200%|
|Copper (as Copper Amino Acid Chelate)||0.3 mg||15%|
L-OptiZinc is the only high-potency zinc supplement FDA approved safe for human nutrition. L-OptiZinc is also an approved form of zinc for use in the EU in food supplements. In general, zinc is an essential mineral involved in regulating a large amount of enzymes in the body. It is known as an antioxidant and immune boosting supplement, and is most commonly supplemented to reduce the frequency of sickness and to support optimal testosterone levels. Zinc is highly involved in many enzyme systems in the body. Keeping normal zinc levels helps with the maintenance of these enzyme systems and acts as a hormonal and immune system aid. High dose zinc in response to the common cold (not taken preventatively, but only at the onset of sickness) appears to be effective in reducing the duration and severity of sickness. Zinc is also known to be circulating at lower levels in persons with acne relative to those without, and it is thought to be therapeutic by reducing the migration of immune cells to the skin and possibly reducing the effects of androgens on the skin. A number of trials using zinc for acne control note that standard to high supplemental dosages have a modest protective effect. L-OptiZinc is a forms of methionine-bound zinc that increase the bioavailability of zinc. Methionine is the amino acid best absorbed by the body. L-OptiZinc is standardized to 20% zinc, consists of zinc bound to the more bioavailable "L" form of methionine. Some preclinical studies show that L-OptiZinc is absorbed better, retained longer and are more effective than other zinc supplements tested. Taking everything into account, I highly recommend this high quality product manufactured by Now Foods with reasonable price offered by iHerb. A single dose per day is what you need. I hope you'll find my review helpful to you. I am a strong advocate on scientific medical research and evidence-based information, and constantly want to differentiate between marketing hyperbole and real world effects. If you like my review, please kindly click ‘Yes’. And also, please feel free to check out my page for more reviews by clicking my name 3827GreenWood at the top of this review. Best wishes and good health to everyone!
I knew I had a zinc deficiency from the white spots on my fingernails. I have been using a standard amino acid chelated zinc which I purchased locally in Australia. I thought I was taking care of my deficiency but my symptoms did not improve. I then decided to try this form of zinc & now my symptoms are improving quickly. The greasy skin was gone on day two!, my skin became softer, I no longer felt cold, digestion is better, I no longer feel as hungry, sleep quality is much better, I feel more relaxed, I have more stamina & the white spots have disappeared from my nails. I believe zinc levels in the soil are extremely low (particularly in Australia) as I have always eaten a very healthy diet. I will now be taking this zinc for the rest of my life to prevent deficiency. This is the only 'L-OptiZinc' that I could find, which is better absorbed than the ordinary 'OptiZinc'. Kudos to Now Foods for using top notch ingredients & to iHerb for stocking it! Highly recommended!
I don't know if as good as picolinate
Posted by 4776688042352802320 on Aug 02, 2016
I don't know if as good as picolinate. I used ZincPicolinate just before, but switched to OptiZinc because is supposed to be as bioavailable, and picolinate really has a plastic smell and taste. But it seems like it is not working as wel. With picolinate no colds, now I have one. With picolinate , "my manhood" got a push in the back, wit optizinc feel no difference.
Worked for me
Posted by 4735900113801354982 on Aug 02, 2016
I bought the product several times, certainly strengthens the hair and nails
Hyvä ja edullinen tuote
Posted by Reviewer1445790 on Jul 08, 2016
Halpojahan nämä täällä on verrattuna Suomen hintoihin. Kiitos iherb kaikista tuotteista joita olen ostanut
Posted by 4866635903364420040 on Jun 20, 2016
Order it for the first time and still no feedback