· Immune Function Support
· Non-GMO, Soy Free
Essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions, Zinc plays an important role in immune health.[i]
Zinc supplementation has been shown in numerous studies to activate T-cells (white blood cells crucial for immune function), moderate the inflammatory response and decrease oxidative stress.[ii], [iii], [iv]
Zinc Picolinate is a highly absorbable form of zinc, ready to provide our bodies with all the protection and benefits it can offer.
Health Thru Nutrition offers a clean label Zinc Picolinate that is Non-GMO, Soy Free, and like all HTN’s supplements, manufactured in a cGMP facility.
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[iv] Bao B, Prasad AS, Beck FW, et al. Zinc decreases C-reactive protein, lipid peroxidation, and inflammatory cytokines in elderly subjects: a potential implication of zinc as an atheroprotective agent. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010;91(6):1634-1641. doi:10.3945/ajcn.2009.28836
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Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose and silicon dioxide.
Free of: Egg, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, wheat, peanuts, soybeans and corn.
Directions: Adults: Take one (1) VegeCap daily as a dietary supplement or as recommended by your healthcare professional.
Caution: Before using any dietary supplement, pregnant or lactating women should consult with a physician or health professional.
Keep bottle tightly closed. Store between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).
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