Zinc attempts to be essential for a wide range of physiological functions, including support of the body’s defense system and tissue development and repair. Picolinate and citrate are both highly absorbable zinc chelates.*
Uses For Zinc
Nutrient Metabolism: Zinc is a constituent of over two dozen enzymes involved in digestion and metabolism, including healthy storage and metabolism of carbohydrates. It also may contribute to the normal absorption and actions of the B vitamins.*
Immune Support: Zinc plays a role in supporting the body’s defense system, promoting healthy neutrophil, natural killer cell, and T-lymphocyte function.*
Tissue Development and Repair: Zinc plays a role in collagen formation and healthy tissue development, including enzymes vital to help with tissue respiration. It may also be essential for normal fetal and reproductive development, as well as contributing to healthy prostatic function.