Found in all body tissues and fluids, zinc is a hardworking trace mineral essential to cell growth, cellular communication, protein synthesis, DNA synthesis, cell division, and metabolism.1,2 Zinc is also necessary for developing and supporting specialized T cells that play an important role in immunity.* The body cannot naturally produce zinc and has no way of storing it.3
Properties and mechanism of action
Zinc plays a key role in the immune system's communication network.3* It is important to the immune system that the body has proper levels of zinc.1,2
Currently zinc is being researched for various immune-related benefits associated with vision and respiratory health.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.