Zinc

Zinc is a mineral best known for its immune enhancing properties. With specific reference to skin health, zinc influences protein synthesis and related biological processes which encourages skin tissue regeneration. Several studies indicate that zinc is as effective as some antibiotics in acne therapy.

It is likely that zinc’s benefits in acne are not only due to tissue regeneration and healing but also due to its influence on hormones, retinal-binding protein and its ability to enhance the manufacture of anti-inflammatory compounds within the body. However, poorly absorbed forms of zinc have little or no influence on acne when compared to the better forms such as zinc citrate. It should also be noted that long term use of zinc is liable to interfere with copper utilisation as well as iron absorption. When taken on an empty stomach, even moderate doses of zinc can cause nausea.

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Life Extension Zinc Caps: Use high absorption...
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The TerraNova philosophy embodies total wellbeing and...
£12.00 15mg 100-Capsules
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LifeTime Vitamins Zinc Picolinate Capsules: Although it...
£13.50 30mg 100-Capsules
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Biocare's OptiZinc includes L-Methionine and Zinc. Zinc...
£7.25 75mg (zinc methionine - 7mg elemental zinc) 60-Capsules
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Although it is present in all the...
£9.50 30mg 100-Capsules
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Zinc is important for a healthy immune...
£5.20 15mg 90-Tablets
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Biocare's Zinc has many general health benefits...
£10.25 50mg 180-Tablets
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Biocare's Zinc has many general health benefits including...
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Although it is present in all the...
£9.25 22mg 100-Tablets
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Biocare's Nutrisorb Zinc Plus Ascorbate is a...
£8.90 (7.5mg zinc per 10 drops) 30-ml
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True Food Zinc has many functions throughout...
£10.25 90-Tablets
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Biocare's Zinc Ascorbate has a high rate...
£12.76 45mg (7mg elemental zinc) 60-Capsules
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Higher Nature Zinc with Copper is a...
£5.85 90-Tablets
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Although it is present in all the...
£9.05 15mg 90-Tablets
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Solgar Vitamins Chelated Zinc 100 Tablets: Zinc...
£8.75 22mg 100-Tablets
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Solgar Vitamins Chelated Zinc 250 Tablets: Zinc...
£18.50 22mg 250-Tablets
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HealthAid Zinc Sulphate Tablets contain Zinc, which...
£6.99 200mg 90-Tablets
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£5.99 70mg 90-Tablets
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