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Zinc Supplement Benefits and Dosage

Zinc supplements can help ensure that your energy levels are topped up.

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Sophie Medlin
Sophie Medlin
Head of Nutritional Research
March 17, 2020
1 min read

Zinc is an essential nutrient that the body can’t produce or store.

Zinc dosage

The Nutrient Reference Value (NRV) is 7.5mg per day. As a trace mineral, you don't want to get too much either (it is all about finding the right balance).

Zinc and brain function

Zinc is known to be helpful for spatial memory - e.g. your recollection of the environment around you. It also helps with normal brain function, providing support for attention span, activity, neuropsychological behaviour and motor development.

Zinc benefits

Zinc has the following benefits

  • Vital for making new cells and enzymes

  • Important for metabolising macronutrients (carbs, fat and protein)

  • Wound healing and collagen formation and maintenance