Zinc Chelated 15mg (120 Vegetarian Capsules)

Zinc Chelated 15mg (120 Vegetarian Capsules)

What is Chelated Zinc and Copper?

Good 4 Life Chelated Zinc (15mg) is Vegetarian Encapsulated and is fortified with Copper because it is important to take additional copper when using zinc for longer than a month because zinc may interfere with copper absorption. Copper imbalances may lead to anemia and various other problems.
 
The zinc in this formula is chelated and easy for the body to absorb because we utilize zinc from zinc arginate, zinc histidinate and zinc glycinate. The copper comes from copper lysinate and copper glycinate.  Zinc and copper are both considered essential trace minerals.
 

Chelated Zinc

Zinc is an essential trace mineral which participates in more than 300 enzymatic functions in the body. Contributing to all major biochemical pathways and physiological processes, zinc’s roles also include maintenance of genetic material as well as cell division.
 
Zinc is stored in muscle, bones, and skin, with high concentrations in the retina of the eye, liver, kidneys, pancreas, and prostate gland in men. Every cell in the body needs zinc; hundreds of body processes rely upon it.
 
Zinc is needed for normal growth and development. It has been shown to help regulate a wide variety of immune system.
 
Zinc helps to control blood sugar levels and is an important component of skin health.
 
Zinc supports the proper maintenance of Vitamin E levels in the blood, it improves the activity of vitamin A, and it is a constituent of the powerful antioxidant superoxide dismutase (SOD).
 
The body can not manufacture zinc so it needs to be source through diet or supplementation. One of the first signs of zinc deficiency is a lost of taste and smell, elderly people and vegetarians have a greater risk of zinc deficiency.

Chelated Zinc Benefits and Uses

» Assists in maintaining a healthy reproductive system
» May support healthy prostate function
» Improves vitamin D activity in the body
» Chelated Zinc may support healthy skin
» Chelated Zinc may support eye health
» Chelated Zinc may support digestive health
» Necessary nutrient for optimal vision
» Helps protect cells from free radical damage
» Essential nutrient for normal growth and development
» Chelated Zinc may support healthy immune function
» Chelated Zinc may support healthy wound healing
» Assists in hormone production
» Essential nutrient for energy production
» Important for protein synthesis
 

Copper

Copper is the third most abundant trace mineral in the body. It is an essential component of many enzymes and at least 15 proteins.
 
Copper is involved in the production of collagen and elastin, and as such is essential to the structural integrity and elasticity of tissues, bones and organs.
 
Copper is also necessary for the maintenance of healthy nerves and joints. It is necessary for the production of hemoglobin, which transports oxygen throughout the body. Copper also aids in the production of energy by helping the body make adenosine triphosphate (ATP). It is essential to the production of two important enzymes: superoxide dismutase, a powerful antioxidant, and dopamine beta-hydroxylase which are enzymes that help regulate the metabolism of vitamin C and the synthesis of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine.
 
Copper can be obtained from a wide variety of foods, however the typical American diet is low in copper. The best dietary sources, oyster and liver, are not eaten frequently, therefore it is necessary for most people to obtain their copper from dietary supplements.

Copper Benefits and Uses

» Copper ensures healthy hair and skin pigmentation
» Essential nutrient for the production of enzymes such as superoxide dismutase (SOD) and dopamine beta-hydroxylase
» May support healthy energy levels
» Copper has shown antioxidant activity
» Supports healthy blood vessels, bones, tendons & nerves
» May support healthy cardiovascular function
» Essential nutrient for collagen formation
» Copper helps the body use stored iron more effectively
 

Chelated Zinc and Copper Dosage

Recommended Dietary Allowance for chelated zinc is 15 mgs per day, and the RDA for copper is 2mgs per day so take 1 capsule, one to two times daily with meals.

Cautions Using Chelated Zinc with Copper

• Zinc should be taken 2 hours after taking antibiotics such as tetracycline, doxycycline and minocycline; Studies indicate that it may increase the absorption of these antibiotics.
• Copper should be taken with meals; dosages as low as 10 mgs may cause stomach upset.
• If you have chronic liver or renal failure, or are pregnant or lactating, consult your health care practitioner prior to taking zinc and copper.
 
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 vegetable capsule
Amount Per Serving Amount % Daily Value
Zinc (as 50% zinc argininate, 25% zinc histidinate, & 25% zinc glycinate) 15 mg 100%
Copper (as 50% copper lysinate & 50% copper glycinate) 2 mg 100%
* Daily value not established

Other ingredients: Rice powder, magnesium stearate, cellulose.

 
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The Food and Drug Administration have not evaluated these statements. The statements above are the views of the manufacturer and are intended for reference only. The manufacturer can sometimes unexpectedly improve their formulation so be sure to check the product labelling, before consumption, for the most up to date information.
 

 

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