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Life Extension, Zinc Caps, High Potency, 50 mg, 90 Veggie Caps

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Life Extension, Zinc Caps, High Potency, 50 mg, 90 Veggie Caps

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  • Expiration Date: Jul 2019
  • Shipping Weight:
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  • Product Code: LEX-18139
  • UPC Code: 737870181392
  • Package Quantity: 90 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions:
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  • Dietary Supplement

Zinc supports your body's natural immune defenses. Research demonstrates that zinc deficiency is widespread, especially in the elderly. This deficiency may contribute to aging-related impairment of immune function—or immunosenescence.

Scientists found that zinc supplementation offers an effective way to support aging immune systems, as well as healthy inflammatory and antioxidant responses.

A longstanding problem is that zinc absorption can be limited1 and certain molecules in plant sources and grains can further inhibit absorption.

Life Extension has developed a low-cost formulation combining the well-established, enhanced bioavailability of OptiZinc with zinc citrate to provide a potent 50 milligram dose of zinc in a single capsule.

Beyond immune support, zinc plays other crucial roles. It is an essential component of superoxide dismutase, one of your body's most powerful natural antioxidants. Zinc stimulates the activity of about 300 enzymes that promote biochemical reactions in your body. This key mineral is also an integral component of vital hormones and supports protein and DNA synthesis, insulin production, as well as thyroid and bone metabolism. Zinc supports cardiovascular and neurological health, and helps maintain vision in the elderly.

Age-related immune decline is partly due to the decreasing size and function of the thymus gland. Evidence suggests that zinc may help maintain healthy function of the thymus gland in elderly people.

OptiZinc is a superior bioavailable form of zinc. It is assimilated more easily than ordinary zinc because it is comprised of one of the most absorbable forms of zinc — zinc methionate (methionine). Published studies show that it results in higher blood levels compared to other forms of zinc.

Suggested Use

Read the entire label and follow directions carefully prior to use.

Take one (1) capsule daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule), vegetable stearate, silica.

Warnings

Store tightly closed in a cool dry place.

Caution: Supplemental zinc can inhibit the absorption and availability of copper. If more than 50 mg of supplemental zinc is taken daily on a chronic basis, 2 mg of supplemental copper should also be taken to prevent copper deficiency. Chronic ingestion of more than 100 mg of zinc daily may be immunosuppressive for some aspects of T-cell and NK cell function.

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not exceed recommended dose.
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
  Amount Per Serving %Daily Value
Zinc (as OptiZinc zinc monomethionine, zinc citrate) 50 mg 333%
iHerb Customer Reviews
 

Very good quality

Posted by iHerb Customer on Sep 14, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Very good quality, thanks.

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5 PERCENT OFF CLICK GREEN LINK

Posted by 5 PERCENT OFF CLICK HERE on Aug 26, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Great product at an affordable price for your Zinc Citrate, it's a fairly good version of zinc, especially for the price. My new favourite form is Zinc Picolinate as it is one of the best absorbed! "Country Life, Zinc Picolinate, 25 mg, 100 Tablets" is on iHerb and that is my personal choice!

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Zinc

Posted by CORE Health Clinic on Aug 22, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Great supplement for a mineral most people are deficient in

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All Rounder

Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 27, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Zinc is a good all rounder .

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sent Melatonin when I ordered Zinc

Posted by iHerb Customer on May 15, 2017 | Verified Purchase

still waiting for a reply to my email requesting you send me the Zinc caps that I ordered advising you I was incorrectly sent Melatonin [email protected]

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