Now Foods, L-OptiZinc
Now Foods, L-OptiZinc
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!
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Zinc: a boost I can feel
Posted by Reviewer3163095 on Jun 11, 2009 | Verified Purchase
I can actually feel more energy on the days when I take Now Foods, L-OptiZinc. (I don't take it everyday because I'm trying to better balance my copper:zinc ratio by taking copper everyday.) I get it from iherb.com; the best prices, outstanding service.
I don't know if as good as picolinate
Posted by 4776688042352802320 on Aug 02, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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.
helps with healing of acne as promised
Posted by Reviewer1491025 on May 29, 2012 | Verified Purchase
does not prevent / solve the problem of acne on its own though.
Think it works :)
Posted by anettemostad on Oct 07, 2012 | Verified Purchase
Use it to prevent ulcers and in other ways keep healthy
Posted by Reviewer1173727 on Sep 22, 2009 | Verified Purchase
Easy to take, one a day supplement. Good ratio of zinc and copper, essemntial for men's health
Good product and price but
Posted by Reviewer3318430 on Sep 19, 2009 | Verified Purchase
would like to have seen a little more information on the difference between Opti and L-Opti.
Posted by Reviewer2336631 on Nov 24, 2007 | Verified Purchase
Chelated, good strength, and right proportion of copper. Nice price too.
great for acne and rosacea
Posted by Reviewer1237289 on Dec 17, 2016 | Verified Purchase
I started taking this for my adult acne/rosacea. I noticed a difference within about 3 days and it seems to have dramatically reduced the number of pimples, balckheads, and whiteheadds I get as well as the redness of my face. I've switched to Thorne's zinc picolinate now on the advice of a doctor specializing in nutrional medecine since he claims that that form is much better absorbed and Thorne is a very reliable brand.
Lots of good zink
Posted by LivKarinNorway on Apr 07, 2011 | Verified Purchase
This i s a good one if you need more zink than normal.
Posted by Reviewer2795397 on Mar 20, 2010 | Verified Purchase
A useful zinc supplement, my favourite so far. Libido is through the roof.