How to increase the effectiveness of Zinc
Zinc is an essential trace element that is crucial for growth, development, and the maintenance of immune function. An abundance of evidence has accumulated over the past 50 y to demonstrate the antiviral activity of zinc against a variety of viruses, and via numerous mechanisms.
Zinc can’t get into cells so easy, so addiction dosage is NOT effective.
Actually natural plant flavonoid quercetin may can drive zinc into cells. Rich sources of this bio flavonoid are broccoli, red onion, grapes, green tea and red wine.
Recommended dosage of quercetin: 50-100 mg per kg of BW.
Quercetin can decrease the expression of ERα, ERβ, and PR in hypothalamus, pituitary, and endometrium, thereby inhibiting estrogen and progesterone binding to their receptors to play the role of antiestrogen and progesterone. Talk to your doctor prior use.
Zinc supplement dosage is between 15-40 mg 1-2 hrs after meal if tolerated. Part of daily amount of Zinc can be taken from natural sources such meats, nuts, beans, lentils, oatmeal, lentils, crab and lobster.
General information about Zinc
Zinc is required for numerous processes in your body, including
- Gene expression
- Enzymatic reactions
- Immune function
- Protein synthesis
- DNA synthesis
- Wound healing
- Growth and development
Zinc is naturally found in a wide variety of both plant and animal foods.
Foods that don’t naturally contain this mineral, such as breakfast cereals, snack bars and baking flour, are often fortified with synthetic forms of zinc.
You can also take zinc supplements or multi-nutrient supplements that provide zinc.
Because of its role in immune function, zinc is likewise added to some nasal sprays, lozenges and other natural cold treatments.
Coach Ondrej Leipert
I am not a medical professional and nothing here can be taken as medical or health advice, so check with your physician before following any advice or information