Info: 100 Capsules
Zinc is an essential mineral found primarily in the kidney, liver, pancreas, and brain, with many roles. It helps form connective tissue and maintain healthy skin; helps us metabolize carbohydrates, proteins and fats; plays an important role in many enzymatic functions; and is an important component of bodily antioxidant systems and helps support healthy immune system functions. This premium version of a highly bioavailable form of it, a picolinate complex, which enables it to pass through the gastrointestinal wall and into the circulatory system more readily, to be transported and used throughout the body as needed, in the most potent, largest dose of this form of zinc allowed in Canada.
Each capsule contains: 25 mg Zinc (from Zinc Picolinate)
Non-medicinal ingredients: Rice Flour, Capsule (gelatin and water), and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).
Adults: Take 1 capsule daily with food. Consult a healthcare practitioner for use beyond 3 months. Take a few hours before or after taking any other medications. Store in a cool, dry place.
Warnings:Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80022349.
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