Zinc is a necessary mineral for growth, the immune system and the wellbeing of the skin, hair and nails. Zinc also enhances the healing of wounds. Zinc participates in the regulation of hormonal activity, affecting for example the function of sex hormones and thyroid hormones and the production of insulin. Zinc is needed for the production of testosterone and latent zinc deficiency is very common among men over the age of 40. Zinc monitors the function of over 300 enzymes in the body and it has numerous vital effects in the brain. Zinc is also necessary for the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and protein. Ensure a sufficient intake of zinc with supplements!
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