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Benefits of zinc supplementation for men’s health

Zinc may be the last entry on a list of minerals, but it’s right up there at the top when you consider how important it is to men’s health. I have listed many of the benefits of zinc for men’s health, but before I get to them, it’s worth checking out some of the basics about zinc.

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Men’s Health

5 Reasons Men Need Zinc

Chances are you haven’t given much thought to how much zinc is in your diet. But you should. This crucial mineral is vital for good health, especially for men’s health. Zinc supports the prostate, is a key to sexual wellness, contributes to stronger bones and plays a starring role in immunity. Learn how zinc can keep you feeling at your peak no matter what your physiological mileage.

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Health News Health Supplements Immune Health Respiratory Health

Can zinc really help protect you from COVID-19?

Around the time COVID-19 started gaining traction in the U.S., an email from pathologist James Robb went viral. One of the first molecular virologists in the world to work on coronaviruses, he recommended zinc lozenges in that email. Here’s what zinc can (and can’t) do for coronaviruses…

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Health Supplements Immune Health Immune System

How a zinc ‘burst’ activates the immune system

Scientists have long known that people whose zinc levels are too low have few to no infection-fighting T-cells. And their thymus, an immune system organ that generates those T-cells, starts to shrink. When corrected, their thymuses grow and start generating T-cells again. But activation needs a burst…

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Health Supplements Immune System

The long reach of a zinc deficiency

As you age and your immune system becomes weaker, minor illnesses become difficult to brush off. You may also suffer from gastrointestinal problems such as irritable bowel syndrome. All signs there’s a good chance your zinc levels are low. In a world of dangerous viral infections, that’s alarming. Here’s how to fight back…

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Cancer Health Supplements

Zinc fights more than colds… it fights cancer

Part of the reason zinc is so important for cancer prevention and overall health is because your body needs it to create certain proteins and enzymes. Without these proteins and enzymes, your cells can’t function, and that increases risk for some specific types of cancer…

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Healthy Living Immune System

Your best defense against pneumonia this cold and flu season

It’s that time of year again. Over 900,000 Americans get pneumonia every year, usually following a cold or flu bug. And it looks like a lot of those cases could be avoided. In fact, researchers have recently found just how important this one element is in your diet for fighting off pneumonia-causing bacteria…

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Health Supplements Healthy Living

The mineral that might replace antibiotics to treat UTIs

For many women, UTIs become chronic… which means taking antibiotics does too. But those drugs are becoming resistant. What better reasons to find a new treatment for UTIs. And researchers from the University of Queensland may have done just that…