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Jarrow Formulas Zinc Balance, 15 mg, 100 Capsules

SKU# 790011130086

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Product Highlights
  • An essential mineral that promotes skeletal, skin, antioxidant protection and immune health
  • Supports energy production
  • Zinc is necessary for over 100 different enzyme systems in the body
  • Zinc is a trace element which is essential for normal growth and development of the reproductive organs
SKU 790011130086
Quantity 100 Capsules 
Serving Size 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container 100
Potency 15 mg
Directions Take 1 capsule per day or every other day, preferably with food or as directed by your qualified health care consultant. NOTE: If you have a medical condition, are pregnant, lactating, trying to conceive, under the age of 18, or taking medications, consult your health care practitioner before using this product.
Warnings Keep out of the reach of children.
Ingredients …for product label information including a complete list of ingredients, click all product images above.
Other Ingredients Cellulose and magnesium stearate (vegetable source). Capsule consists of gelatin.No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.
Product Details

Zinc Balance ® is a synergistic combination of Zinc Monomethionate and Copper Gluconate in a 15:1 ratio. Zinc Monomethionate resists absorption interference from fiber and phytic acid.

The mineral zinc promotes skeletal, skin, and immune health. Both zinc and copper are needed to promote super oxide dismutase (SOD) activity, which plays a critical role in the body’s endogenous antioxidant network.

Zinc is an essential mineral that is a component of more than 300 enzymes needed to repair wounds, maintain fertility in adults and growth in children, synthesize protein, help cells reproduce, preserve vision, boost immunity, and protect against free radicals, among other functions.

Zinc deficiencies are quite common in people living in poor countries. Phytate, a substance found in unleavened bread (pita, matzos, and some crackers) significantly reduces absorption of zinc, increasing the chance of zinc deficiency. However, phytate-induced deficiency of zinc appears to be a significant problem only for people already consuming marginally low amounts of zinc.

Even in developed countries, low-income pregnant women and pregnant teenagers are at risk for marginal zinc deficiencies. Supplementing with 25–30 mg per day improves pregnancy outcome in these groups.

People with liver cirrhosis appear to be commonly deficient in zinc. This deficiency may be due to cirrhosis-related zinc malabsorption.

People with Down’s syndrome are also commonly deficient in zinc5 Giving zinc supplements to children with Down’s syndrome has been reported to improve impaired immunity and thyroid function, though optimal intake of zinc for people with Down’s syndrome remains unclear.

Children with alopecia areata (patchy areas of hair loss) have been reported to be deficient in zinc.

The average diet frequently provides less than the Recommended Dietary Allowance for zinc, particularly in vegetarians. To what extent (if any) these small deficits in zinc intake create clinical problems remains unclear. Nonetheless, a low-potency supplement (15 mg per day) can fill in dietary gaps. Zinc deficiencies are more common in alcoholics and people with sickle cell anemia, malabsorption problems, and chronic kidney disease.

Jarrow Formulas' goal is to promote optimal health with high quality, effective, affordable and "cutting edge" formulations, which are based on sound scientific research data. The company's professional staff is actively involved in clinical studies and in working with researchers from universities, institutes and other academic environments around the world. Jarrow Formulas strives to provide the best service and technical support to its customers.

Zinc Balance Brand: Jarrow Formulas

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