Zinc is a trace mineral that is involved in more than 300 enzyme reactions in the body.*
Zinc citrate is well-tolerated and well-absorbed.* After iron, zinc is the second most abundant trace element in the body.
Zinc plays an important role in immune function, as well as in neurotransmitters, wound healing, growth, thyroid hormone function, insulin activity, and taste and smell.* Zinc is a cofactor in the synthesis of DNA, RNA, and protein, and is found in more than 300 enzymes. For example, zinc is needed for the transport protein of vitamin A, and insufficient zinc levels can lead to vitamin A deficiency.* Zinc is an essential metal cofactor for one kind of superoxide dismutase (SOD), a major class of antioxidant enzymes.*