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Zinc Protect

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Summary:

Zinc is an essential mineral used throughout the body for many functions. Betacarotene (pro-vitamin A) and vitamins C and E work with zinc to support structural integrity of the skin and may be of assistance in the healing of minor wounds. The combination of nutrients in this formula supports the antioxidant defence mechanism of the body and helps maintain normal healthy immune function and resistance to respiratory infection. This product also provides key nutrients such as zinc and vitamin B6 that are required as cofactors for the production of neurotransmitters in the body, which are essential to maintain a healthy nervous system.
 
Indications
  • For zinc supplementation. To help replenish zinc status, especially for those with increased needs including adolescents, pregnant and lactating women, the elderly, athletes and vegetarians.
  • May help reduce the severity of the symptoms of colds and other mild respiratory infections.
  • Aids in the maintenance of healthy skin and other epithelial cells. Zinc, vitamin C and vitamin E may help to promote minor wound healing (cuts, scratches, abrasions).
  • Zinc, vitamin C and other antioxidant nutrients may help maintain healthy vision.
  • May help to maintain a healthy nervous system.

Dosage:

Adults: 1 tablet daily
      CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 mcg for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded. Selenium-containing products are not suitable for use by children under the age of 15 years. Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, biphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormone, separate doses by at least 2 hours. Contains zinc which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for a long period. Discontinue 7 days prior to general anaesthesia.

Active Ingredients:

Each tablet contains:
  • Zinc amino acid chelate (equiv. to Zinc 18 mg) 90 mg
  • Zinc ascorbate (equiv. to Zinc 12 mg) (equiv. to Ascorbic acid 64.2 mg) 79.5 mg
  • (Total elemental Zinc 30 mg)
  • Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) 50 mg
  • (Total Vitamin C 114.2 mg)
  • d-alpha Tocopheryl acid succinate (equiv. to Vitamin E 50 IU) 41.3 mg
  • Pyridoxine hydrochloride (equiv. to Vitamin B6 32.9 mg) 40 mg
  • Betacarotene (natural source) 2 mg
  • Manganese amino acid chelate (equiv. to Manganese 2 mg) 20 mg
  • Selenomethionine (equiv. to Selenium 26 mcg) 65 mcg

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