Zinc is needed for cell growth. It supports the immune system and aids the healing of wounds.
What food is zinc in?
Nuts and seeds
Peas, beans and chickpeas
How much zinc do I need?
7mg per day
9.5mg per day
Hints and tips
It is easier for the body to take in zinc from peas, beans, lentils and seeds that have been sprouted. These can be found in most supermarkets and wholefood shops.
Why do I need zinc?
Zinc is needed for cell growth. It supports the immune system and aids the healing of wounds
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