Zinc is a mineral that is greatly needed for tissue repair in the body, If the body can not repair itself, this can lead to an onset of many ailments, illnesses, and diseases. Many of these illnesses can be debilitating. Here is a small list of illness that being zinc deficient can cause:

  • Alzheimer’s
  • Uncontrolled Blood sugar 
  • Diminish bone growth 
  • Bronchitis
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis
  • CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Colds and Flu
As well as:
  • Stunted growth
  • Cataracts
  • Cold sores
  • Hair loss
  • Acne
  • Digestive issues
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Low Immunity

If you you are concerned about low zinc levels, Please talk to you ND or MD or Contact me for advice on the best way to get your levels back in tact. In the mean time here is a “Small list of foods that are Rich in Zinc.”

Liver, Wheat Germ, Seeds (such as dried pumpkin, watermelon, squash), Oysters, Crabs, Lamb, Peanuts, Roast Beef, Bran Cereals, Figs, raisins, prunes,  dried apricots, avocados, currants, dates and some berries… Take Care and Stay Well…