Zinc is an essential mineral that is found in almost every cell and stimulates the activity of approximately 100 enzymes.

Zinc supports a healthy immune system, is needed for wound healing, helps maintain your sense of taste and smell, and is needed for DNA synthesis. Zinc also supports normal growth and development during pregnancy, childhood, and adolescence.

Zinc is found in a variety of foods including pumpkin seeds, oysters, beef, shrimp, yogurt, ostrich and lamb.

Zinc - Found in:

Grass-Fed Beef, Lamb, Oysters, Sesame Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Yogurt, Shrimp, Lobster, Ostrich,
Office of Dietary Supplements: http://dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov/factsheets/cc/zinc.html

About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.


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