Zinc is an essential mineral that plays numerous roles in the body. It is involved in many physiological processes, including cell growth and division, immune function, wound healing, and DNA synthesis. Here are some of the ways that zinc helps the body:
– Immune system: Zinc is crucial for the development and function of immune cells, which protect the body from infections.
– Growth and development: Zinc is necessary for normal growth and development, particularly during childhood and adolescence.
– Wound healing: Zinc helps with wound healing by promoting the production of collagen, a protein that is essential for healthy skin.
– Taste and smell: Zinc is needed for the proper functioning of taste and smell receptors.
– Reproductive health: Zinc plays a role in fertility and reproductive health in both men and women.
– Cognitive function: Zinc is important for cognitive function, including memory and learning.
– Antioxidant activity: Zinc has antioxidant properties, which means it can help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
Overall, zinc is a vital mineral for maintaining good health and wellbeing.
What is the recommended dose?
For flu season or during a viral pandemic, the recommended dose is 1 capsule daily or as advised by your doctor. If you have contracted a virus, take 1 capsule twice daily for 5 days, then return to the regular dosage of 1 capsule daily. It is essential to follow the recommended dosage.
What do the capsules contain?
The pills are composed of each capsule containing a high dose of 350mg Vitamin C, equivalent to 4 times the daily requirement, and 66mg of Zinc acetate, providing 20mg of elemental zinc, which meets 2 times the daily requirement.
Are there any potential drug interactions?
Yes, there is a possibility of drug interactions with other medications. If you are currently taking other drugs or supplements, it is advisable to consult with your doctor before using this product.
Are there any adverse effects?
No known side effects have been reported when taken as directed.
What is the estimated delivery time?
Delivery time varies based on the location and type of order.
For New Zealand customers, if you place your order before 2pm, you can expect to receive it the following business day.
International shipments usually take 1 – 2 weeks. Once your order is dispatched, we will send you an email notification along with a tracking number for your convenience.
Please note that orders are shipped daily from Monday to Friday.