Zinc Assessment

Zinc

Effective For:

 

  • Component of over 200 enzymes in the body
  • Component of RNA and DNA
  • Essential for growth
  • Important for healing
  • Controls hormones which are messengers from organs such as testes and ovaries
  • Aids ability to cope with stress effectively
  • Promotes healthy nervous system and brain function, (especially in a growing fetus.)
  • Aids bone and teeth formation

Top foods containing Zinc

Oysters Ginger Root Lamb Pecans Dry Split Peas
Haddock Green Peas Shrimp Turnips Brazil Nuts
Egg Yolks Whole Wheat  Rye Oats Peanuts
Almonds

Promoters:

  • Stomach acid, Vitamins A, E, and B6, Magnesium, Calcium, Phosphorus

Zinc Assessment

Score 1 point for each symptom that you experience on a REGULAR basis. 

_______   White marks on more than two fingernails

_______   Frequent infections

_______   Stretch marks

_______   Acne or greasy skin

_______   Desensitized to pungent smells

_______   Intense food cravings

_______   Need for extreme sweetness, saltiness, or spiciness  – bland food unappetizing

_______   Obesity

Total Zinc Score _______

If you scored 2 or more you need Zinc.  Please review the list of foods containing Zinc.  Over the next few weeks include foods from the list on your diet.

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