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Zinc Glycinate

Maximize zinc absorption and minimize gastrointestinal side effects.

Zinc is one of the most difficult minerals to obtain and absorb, yet it’s essential to the function of hundreds of the body’s enzymatic reactions—to DNA synthesis, cell signaling and division, growth and healing, immune function, reproductive functions, vision, and more. Even our ability to taste and smell is dependent upon adequate zinc.

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About Zinc Glycinate

You’ll find the highest amounts of zinc in foods like shellfish, wheat germ, seeds and tree nuts—but these are all among the most commonly allergenic foods. It’s also one of the minerals that has become more challenging to obtain from food, because of intensive farming practices that don’t put it back into the soil.

There are also the times of increased need—such as during pregnancy, stress, infection, wound healing, and while taking oral contraceptive pills. Here, supplementation is practically mandatory. But when taken in commonly available supplement forms such as zinc oxide and zinc sulfate, a lot of stomach acid is needed in order to kick-start the process of zinc absorption. Otherwise, nausea and gas can occur. Stress, overeating and advancing age each negatively impact our absorption abilities. That’s why it’s important to choose your zinc supplement wisely.

Pure Lab Zinc Glycinate consists of zinc bound to 2 molecules of glycine—the smallest amino acid. Attaching these 2 nutrients together results in better absorption of zinc across the intestinal wall and into the bloodstream than any other zinc compound.

Our intent with Pure Lab’s Zinc Glycinate is to replenish the body’s zinc levels using only 23 milligrams of highly absorbable elemental zinc per capsule. Adults can take 2 capsules initially, then dose down to just one capsule ongoing to maintain zinc levels. Tweens and teens can take 1 capsule daily, or as directed by their primary health care practitioner.



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