ZincPower® is an essential element in human nutrition with a wide range of biological roles. Physiologically, Zinc is vital for growth and development, sexual maturation and reproduction, dark vision adaptation, olfactory and gustatory activity, insulin storage and release and for a variety of host immune defense. Zinc also has antioxidant and putative antiviral activities. Zinc deficiency can result in growth retardation, immune dysfunction, increased incidence of infections, hypogonadism, oligospermia, anorexia, diarrhea, weight loss, delayed wound healing, neural tube defects of the fetus, increased risk for abortion, hair loss and alopecia, mental lethargy and skin disorders.
Among disease and conditions associated with Zinc deficiency are alcoholism, malabsorption syndromes and anorexia nervosa. Due to conditions that can limit the bioavailability of Zinc, even when there is adequate Zinc intake, Zinc deficiency may affect the larger population.
Vitamin C is a Zinc synergist and maintains antioxidant resources of the body. Vitamin C prevents cell damage, helps in collagen synthesis and wound healing, and enhances immunity.
Vitamin B₁ helps provide the body energy by metabolizing blood sugar and convertion to energy. Vitamin B₁ promotes the health of mucous membranes and is essential for the function of the nervous system and muscles.
Vitamin B₂ together with other B vitamins is necessary to obtain calories from diet. Adequate vitamin B₂ intake also promotes healthy skin and good vision.
Vitamin B₃ or niacin is important for body metabolism, and also promotes the functions of digestive system, maintains a normal appetite and healthy skin and nerves.
Vitamin B₅ is important for the body to properly use carbohydrates, proteins and lipids and for healthy skin.
Vitamin B₆ supports brain function and nervous system health.
Biotin or vitamin B₇ plays a critical role in metabolizing carbohydrates, proteins and fats in the body. Biotin is also very beneficial for the health of hair, skin and nails.
Folic acid is important for production and maintenance of new cells. Both adults and children need folic acid for normal production of blood cells.
Vitamin B₁₂ together with folic acid is essential for red blood cell production, and also is necessary for maintaining a healthy central nervous system.
- Helps maintain healthy skin, hair and nails
- Helps the management of acne, eczema and hair loss