Three easily absorbable forms of zinc
A+ Zinc consists of three easily absorbable forms of zinc with zinc citrate , zinc gluconate and zinc bisglycinate . Each capsule provides a whopping 25 mg of organic zinc. Zinc is an essential mineral [ 5 ] which, among other things, contributes to the normal functioning of the immune system and to maintaining normal hair, normal nails, normal skin and normal eyesight [ 2 ] .
A vital mineral
Zinc is a vital mineral involved in almost 100 different body functions where it acts as a cofactor in more than 40 different important enzyme reactions [ 6 ] . The body of an adult human contains 2–4 grams of zinc and most of the zinc is found in the skeleton, muscles and skin [ 6 ] .
Zinc contributes, among other things, to the normal function of the immune system, to protecting the cells against oxidative stress and to normal cognitive function [ 2 ] . Zinc also contributes to maintaining normal bone structure, normal hair, normal nails, normal skin and normal eyesight [ 2 ] .
Zinc also contributes to maintaining normal testosterone levels in the blood, to normal metabolism of macronutrients, to normal carbohydrate metabolism, to normal metabolism of fatty acids and to normal metabolism of Vitamin A [ 2 ] .
One of the minerals that is most difficult for the body to absorb from food
Zinc is one of the minerals that is most difficult for the body to absorb from food, and the body also has difficulty mobilizing a possible supply of zinc [ 6 ] . It can therefore be good to supplement a nutritious diet with A+ Zinc, which contains zinc in easily absorbable forms.
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