Tip #2: If you’re taking too much iron, you may be heading for a zinc deficiency since both minerals have similar binding sites
Tip #3: Zinc lozenges have been shown to reduce cold duration by 42%, but according to this study you need at least 75mg of zinc per day
Tip #4: Having adequate zinc enhances the conversion of androstenedione to testosterone (avoiding the aromatization of testosterone into estrogen)
Tip #5: Zinc treatment has most recently been tested as a treatment for diabetes and insulin resistance
Tip #6: Vegetarians are thought to need zinc intakes that are at least 50 percent higher than omnivores.
Tip #7: Zinc is called the intelligence mineral because it is needed for optimal development and functioning of the brain and nervous system
Tip #8: Did you know that chicken thighs contain only 1 more gram of fat than breast-but twice as much iron and 3x more Testosterone-boosting zinc?
Tip #9: Selenium, Iodine, and Zinc are required for the production of T3 (your active Thyroid)
Tip #10: Zinc is a potent antioxidant that will improve detox in the body-protect your cells from damage due to environmental chemicals/heavy metals