BioCare Zinc Citrate
Research shows that zinc is one of the most important nutrients involved in maintaining skin, hormonal, immune and reproductive health. BioCare’s Zinc Citrate utilises the well absorbed citrate form of zinc to enhance absorption.
Mineral citrates are formed by bonding mineral ions to citric acid. citrate occurs naturally in human breast milk. Citric acid is an organic acid widely found in fruits which effectively bonds to many minerals and trace nutrients acting as an efficient mineral transporter in the diet.
Zinc is an antioxidant mineral, essential for many vital enzymatic processes
Zinc is needed for a healthy reproductive and immune system, for tissue renewal, maintenance of the skin and for healthy bones and teeth
Zinc is necessary for the sense of taste and smell
Zinc is required for insulin formation and activity
Zinc helps maintain healthy liver function and releases vitamin A from the liver
Zinc is required for the development of the skeleton, nervous system and brain function in the growing foetus
Citrates have a high absorption rate and require little acidification prior to absorption
Suitable for individuals with low stomach acid and poor zinc status
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans