Now Foods, Zinc Picolinate, 50 mg, 120 Veggie Capsules
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- Immune Support
- Supports Enzyme Functions
- A Dietary Supplement
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Zinc is essential to the normal function of many organs and systems within the body including the skeletal, immune, neurological, and endocrine systems. Zinc is a necessary mineral co-factor for hundreds of enzymatic reactions related to protein and carbohydrate metabolism, RNA/DNA synthesis, and intercellular signaling. It is also known to play a critical role in the body's defense against oxidative processes and is especially helpful for maintenance of healthy aging.
Take 1 capsule daily with a meal.
Rice flour, cellulose (capsule) and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients.
Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
For adults only. This product is not intended for long term use; use only as directed. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Consult physician if taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving:||% Daily Value|
|Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)||50 mg||333%|
I did a zinc taste test first using Ethical Nutrients zinc sulphate. Currently using Now Zinc Picolinate supplement to correct my zinc level. It's working great and is gentle on my system. I have used other Now products in the past and am very pleased with this one too. Our ability to absorb zinc declines with age and a deficiency can lead to numerous health conditions. Digestive disorders and certain medications (diuretics, blood pressure, acid suppressing, oral contraceptives, non-bioidentical hormone replacement) deplete zinc. Vegetarians and vegans especially need to monitor levels. Besides strengthening the immune system, zinc is instrumental in healing wounds, stabilizing blood glucose, neurological function, sense of taste and smell, normal growth during pregnancy, childhood, and adolescence; protects against macular degeneration, helps boost libido, effectively treats acne, eczema, and eating disorders.
This quality of this product is fine for occasional use. However, please be aware that the National Institutes of Health Upper intake Level (UL) for zinc is 40 mg/day for adults, while this product delivers 50 mg/capsule. You may develop health problems if you take this product regularly. See this: http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Zinc-HealthProfessional/ "Reductions in a copper-containing enzyme, a marker of copper status, have been reported with even moderately high zinc intakes of approximately 60 mg/day for up to 10 weeks . The doses of zinc used in the AREDS study (80 mg per day of zinc in the form of zinc oxide for 6.3 years, on average) have been associated with a significant increase in hospitalizations for genitourinary causes, raising the possibility that chronically high intakes of zinc adversely affect some aspects of urinary physiology"
Posted by 4720797267060944052 on Oct 26, 2016
What I have noticed, Zinc Picolinate really helps with common cold (it shortens the period of sickness or cut it off if taken immediately when you notice first symptoms). Second thing it helps are healing surgical wounds.
Can't be without zinc
Posted by Reviewer2164723 on Oct 20, 2016
So glad this has been un-banned for Aussie customers again. Affordable and the best absorbed/utilised type of zinc.
Excellent product for pyrrole disorder
Posted by 5187624347765757174 on Oct 16, 2016
This zinc from Now is helping my zinc levels and I shall continue to use it.
Pick up levels
Posted by 5474251042905894594 on Oct 14, 2016
Good for raising zinc leels. Seems to be making a difference