While some zinc lozenges have an unpleasant taste, they offer serious common cold-fighting benefits, according to a meta-analysis of three randomised controlled trials.
The meta-analysis revealed that zinc acetate lozenges may increase the rate of recovery from the dreaded common cold three fold! On the fifth day, 70% of patients who took zinc lozenges had recovered, compared to only 27% of pat... ››› more
If you aren't familiar with how important the essential mineral, zinc is to your health, it's about time you find out. One of the top healing minerals out there, zinc is handy for everything from powering up your immune system and relieving digestive problems, to healing inflammatory skin conditions and fighting off mental health disorders.
If you're sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, op... ››› more
When it comes to many different aspects of your health, zinc is an absolutely essential mineral. It helps with hormone production, growth and repairment, facilitates digestion and boosts immunity. And these aren't even the most notable benefits of this remarkable trace mineral…
Zinc also acts an anti-inflammatory agent in your body and therefore has significant therapeutic benefits for chroni... ››› more
If you ask me, it's about time we all started talking about just how amazing pumpkin seeds, one of the best brain foods out there, truly is.
Just to get the facts straight: Pumpkin seeds come from pumpkins, which belong to the gourd family. This family also includes cucumber, squash and melon.
Pumpkins are round, come in all shapes and sizes, are orange and awesome! However, the best part o... ››› more
As if the aches and pains associated with getting old weren't bad enough.
Now you have to deal with prostate problems too.
It's like one minute you're in complete control of your life. The next you're waking up to go to the toilet two, maybe three, or even four times a night!
But the worst thing is, you sometimes just stand there… and nothing happens.
All because your prostate gl... ››› more
Minerals are tiny compounds involved in hundreds of known functions in your body. They're essential for optimising your health and performance. So how do you know if you're getting enough of them?
Zinc, in particular, is a powerful mineral and antioxidant that every cell in your body needs in order to function. (And there are certain instances when you may need more zinc than others!)
So wha... ››› more
Have you ever seen those white dots on your nails? Or maybe you noticed them on other people's nails. But where do they come from, what's really causing them?
Most people think that these white spots are an indication of calcium deficiency in their bodies. And while they are in fact, a sign of a nutritional deficiency, it's not calcium.
Experts say they most likely show a zinc deficiency an... ››› more
So you've made the switch from eating smooth milky chocolate to dark chocolate because it's better for your health.
And it's true, because of the amount of cocoa it contains. It's also high in zinc, which is a mineral that's in great demand in your body for the running of many normal processes.
But eat too much and overdo it in the zinc department and it could have a disastrous effect on y... ››› more
If you suffer from:
· Joint pain;
· Chronic tinnitus;
· Heart palpitations; or
· Asthma; etc.
…it's because your body's trying to tell you you're lacking something important.
Your illness or ailment could be because you're not getting enough of one important mineral.
I'm talking about zinc.
Experts have found at least 1... ››› more
Your skin is breaking out when you're in your 30s! What's going on? You thought spots would be a thing of the past when you hit your 20s…
Sadly, there's no getting away from breakouts - unless you change your diet.
Unlike in your teens, your breakouts in your 30s aren't only because of your hormones. It's because you don't eat enough of the right foods to keep your skin... ››› more
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