What is Zinc, and why it is good for your health?
Zinc, which is actually a type of metal, is an essential trace element. When you hear zinc in regards to your health, you probably think of it as one of the many effective natural cold remedies. In other words, only really necessary once in a great while. However, zinc is needed in small amounts every day in order to maintain health and perform important functions each day. A normal (healthy) person contains two to three grams of Zinc at any given time. There are organs of the human body which secrete Zinc, such as the salivary gland, the prostate gland and the pancreas. Even cells involved in the activity of the immune system secrete zinc. As such, it is used up in various metabolic processes and eliminated through normal excretory and urinary channels, so it needs to be replenished often. If it isn’t you will begin to suffer from deficiency symptoms, a list of which can be found below. Zinc is an essential mineral perceived by the public today as being of “exceptional biologic and public health importance”, especially regarding prenatal and postnatal development.
Zinc deficiency affects about two billion people in the developing world and is associated with many diseases. In children, deficiency causes growth retardation, delayed sexual maturation, infection susceptibility, and diarrhea.
Zinc Deficiency Symptoms
- Growth retardation.
- Low blood pressure.
- Retarded bone growth.
- Loss of appetite.
- Loss of smell and taste senses.
- Rough skin/Pale Skin.
- Weight loss.
- Hair loss.
- White spots under finger nails.
Important Sources of Zinc.
The most important food source for zinc is meat, and other products like oysters, turnips, peas, oats, peanuts, almonds, whole wheat grain, pumpkin seeds, ginger root and pecan nuts have smaller, but still worthwhile amounts of this beneficial vitamin.
Top Health Benefits of Zinc.
- Increases Immunity and Fights Colds.
- Acts as a Powerful Antioxidant that May Help Fight Cancer
- Balances Hormones
- Fights Diabetes
- Maintains Heart Health by Supporting Blood Vessels
- Prevents Diarrhea
- Increases Fertility
- Aids in Nutrient Absorption and Digestion
- Supports Liver Health
- Helps with Muscle Growth and Repair
Let’s be honest. Zinc isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think about getting beautiful skin. In fact, you’ve probably never even thought about it before. Zinc keeps skin healthy and glowing from the inside.
- It helps heal and rejuvenate skin.
- It may ward off acne flare-ups.
- It’s an effective sunscreen.
- It clears up dandruff and relieves an itchy scalp.
- It helps heal rashes and other sores.
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