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Slow healing is not right

Zinc is becoming more important by the day. Zinc is an essential trace element that is critical for metabolism. Now scientists have shown that zinc is critical for normal cell apoptosis – cell death. In the absence of zinc, cancer … Continue reading

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Why so much prostate trouble?

A really bad thing that happens to the prostate gland is it absorbs toxins. The more toxins you come in contact with, the more the prostate suffers. Let’s back that up one step; the more toxic the diet, the more … Continue reading

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Arthritis and the zinc-link

Osteoarthritis is characterized by the destruction of cartilage tissue in joints. A recent study published in the journal Cell reveals that osteoarthritis tissue damage is caused by a pathway involved in regulating and responding to zinc levels inside of cartilage … Continue reading

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Sad without zinc

Zinc deficiency plays a big role in causing depression. Studies find that depressed people have lower concentrations of zinc in their blood – the greater the deficiency, the greater the depression too. The good news is that zinc supplementation effectively … Continue reading

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Old man zinc

I just cannot over-emphasize the importance of zinc glycinate or gluconate. Both new and old studies in animals and humans show that zinc deficiency can cause DNA damage linked to cancer risk. Now researchers have found that the mechanisms to … Continue reading

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Think zinc

Chronic inflammation? Think zinc! New research found that zinc helps control infections by modulating immune system responses to prevent out-of-control inflammation. Zinc homes in on the inflammation pathway to help shut it off. If the is a deficiency in zinc … Continue reading

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You can tell a lot by looking at fingernails

If you have a zinc deficiency then you will likely have white flecks under some of your fingernails. Zinc is responsible for firing enzymes in digestion, metabolism, bone health and zinc is also responsible for over 200 different enzyme reactions … Continue reading

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More on Zinc

A new study out by Linus Pauling has shown how zinc deficiency develops with age, leading to a decline of the immune system and increased inflammation, causing cancer, heart disease, autoimmune disease and diabetes. About 40 percent of elderly Americans … Continue reading

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Another lesson in labels

Cold Eeze: As usual, the harder the ingredient list is to find on the mfg website, the more horrible the contents of the product. Well… I couldn’t even find the ingredient list on their website. When I did find it … Continue reading

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Are you gullible enough for Zicam ?

Zicam: The FDA (Further Delays Ahead) heard that people lose their sense of smell using this crap and leaped into action and issued the usual “warning letter” to the company over Zicam with the bogus studies that back it. That’s … Continue reading

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Zinc; does a body good

Zinc: You won’t get these great numbers from a drug or vaccine! People with normal levels of zinc in their blood are 50 percent less likely to develop pneumonia, and need fewer antibiotics when they do get sick. They even … Continue reading

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