Benefits of Zinc

What does zinc do for your body?

  • Helps balance blood sugar levels
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Supports smell and taste
  • Help the body heal after a trauma such as burns, surgery, and wounds.

Lack of zinc may cause

  • Colds and infections
  • Deppression
  • Lack of smell and taste
  • Low appetite
  • Growth failure in children
  • May cause acne in teen

Foods that contain Zinc

Calf's liver

Oysters, fresh

Crimini mushroooms

Spinach

Summer Squash

Asparagus

Pumpkin Seeds

Yogurt

Green Peas

Broccoli

Sources

Healing Foods

World's Healthiest Foods