Zinc is as essential mineral that plays an important role in many enzymatic functions. Found primarily in the kidneys, liver, pancreas and brain, zinc also helps support healthy immune system functions and is an important component of bodily antioxidant systems. Zinc picolinate is formed by the bonding of zinc with picolinic acid. This special form of zinc has been used because it is better absorbed than many other forms. Free from sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg or preservatives. Contain 120 capsules.
NOW Zinc Picolinate
NOW Zinc Picolinate supplement helps control acne and improve the body's immune system. It helps the body get rid of toxins. NOW Zinc Picolinate provides pregnant women with zinc for proper fetus development. Also, Zinc picolinate may help prevent and treat prostate enlargement, liver disease and cirrhosis. In children, it prevents growth retardation and strengthens resistance to diarrhea and infection.
In a comparative study, there was a five-fold increase of zinc level in subjects after a four-week period taking Zinc picolinate supplement compared to those receiving other types of zinc supplement. As a chelated compound, NOW Zinc Picolinate is easily absorbed by the intestine and body.
It does not have known side effects associated with taking a normal dose. Consult a doctor on using Zinc picolinate supplement.