Item #01813 90 Vegetarian Capsules 1 per serving In stock Share Add to Wishlist

Health Benefits at a Glance:

Zinc can support the aging immune defense, contributing to countering age-related decreases of immune system functions in the body. Zinc is difficult for the body to absorb, but Zinc Caps High Potency packs 50 milligrams of zinc in one capsule to ensure higher zinc availability in the human body.

 

Why it Works:

Zinc supports your body’s natural immune defenses, but research has shown that zinc deficiency is widespread, especially with older people [1-4]. Simultaneously, zinc is also a key component of vital hormones and supports protein and DNA synthesis, insulin production, and thyroid and bone metabolism. A deficiency of zinc may contribute to age-related impairment of the immune function, or immunosenescence [1,3] as well as having a negative effect on all of the above-mentioned processes.

Moreover, zinc is also a component of a bodily antioxidant, which can help protect your body against free radicals, which damages cells.

Scientists have found that zinc supplementation can support the aging immune system, and promote normal inflammatory and antioxidant responses [1,4-6]. This is especially crucial for older people, whose immune system may naturally undergo age-related changes.

Although scientific research indicates that zinc supplements can contribute to normal health, absorption of zinc in the body can, however, be limited [1].  Therefore, Life Extension® has developed a low-cost formulation combining the well-established, enhanced bioavailability of OptiZinc® with zinc citrate which provides a potent 50-milligram dose of zinc in a single capsule.

 

The Science Behind the Product:

OptiZinc® is a bioavailable form of zinc [7]. It is absorbed more easily than traditional zinc since it consists of one the most absorbable forms of zinc known as zinc methionate (methionine) [8]. Scientific studies show that it results in higher blood levels compared to other forms of zinc [8].

Besides the participation of zinc in the immune system, zinc also has other important functions. Zinc is an essential component of superoxide dismutase, one of your body’s most powerful natural antioxidants [9]. Additionally, zinc can stimulate the activity of about 300 enzymes that can promote biochemical reactions in the body [10]. It also plays a role in protein and DNA synthesis and is an integral component of vital hormones.

Furthermore, it also plays a role in insulin production, as well as thyroid and bone metabolism [9-13]. It can also promote cardiovascular and neurological health and helps maintain normal vision with elderly people [9-12,14].

How to Use:

  • Take one (1) capsule daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner

Reference List:

  1. Immun Ageing. 2009 Jun 12;6:9.
  2. Exp Gerontol. 2008 May;43(5):452-61.
  3. Nutr Rev. 2010 Jan;68(1):30-7.
  4. Biogerontology. 2006 Oct-Dec;7(5-6):429-35.
  5. Rejuvenation Res. 2008 Feb;11(1):227-37.
  6. Exp Gerontol. 2008 May;43(5):370-7.
  7. J Anim Sci. 1992 Jan;70(1):178-87.
  8. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2010 Apr;24(2):89-94.
  9. Clin Interv Aging. 2013;8:741-8.
  10. Br J Nutr. 2006 Oct;96(4):752-60.
  11. Biofactors. 2006;27(1-4):231-44.
  12. Pak J Biol Sci. 2009 Jan 15;12(2):134-9.
  13. Available at: http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/ Zinc-Health Professional/.
  14. J Nutr. 2005 Sep;135(9):2114-8.

Read original source
Learn more...

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule

Servings per Container 90

Amount per Serving

Zinc (as OptiZinc® zinc monomethionine, zinc citrate)

50 mg

Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule), vegetable stearate, silica.

OptiZinc® is a registered trademark of InterHealth Nutritionals, Inc.

Dosage and Use

  • Suggested daily intake is one (1) capsule with or without food, or as directed by a medical practitioner.

Caution

Supplemental zinc can inhibit the absorption and availability of copper. Supplementation with more than

50 mg of zinc per day should be accompanied by 2 mg of supplemental copper to prevent deficiency.

Chronic ingestion of more than 100 mg of zinc daily may be immunosuppressive.

Warnings

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSE.
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
If you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating, please consult with your medical practitioner first.
 
A food supplement should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store tightly closed in a cool and dry place.
Zinc Supplementation for the Immune System

Zinc in Zinc Caps High Potency:

  • Supports the immune system
  • Supports the activity of more than 300 enzymes in the body
  • High potency, easy absorbable formula

 

Zinc can support the aging immune defence, and support a normal zinc balance in the body, thereby counteracting age-related impairment of immune function.

7.23

Availability: In stock

£7,23

Buy 4 get 10% discount

Buy 1

Buy 2

Save 5%

Buy 4

Save 10%

Flat rates

FREE SHIPPING

No limit as MyPremier

On orders above € 39* as newsletter subscriber

services money back

MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

We have a 100 days return policy, not the standard 30 days!

 

services shipment

DAILY SHIPPING

Order before 14:00 CET, for same day shipping (Mon-Fri)

services freecall

FREE CUSTOMER CARE ADVISORY

Note we also have free call numbers in 6 countries


Other Customers Also Viewed


x