Pure Encapsulations Zinc 15
Zinc attempts to be essential for a wide range of physiological functions, including support of the body’s defense system and tissue development and repair. Picolinate and citrate are both highly absorbable zinc chelates.*
Uses For Zinc
Nutrient Metabolism: Zinc is a constituent of over two dozen enzymes involved in digestion and metabolism, including healthy storage and metabolism of carbohydrates. It also may contribute to the normal absorption and actions of the B vitamins.*
Immune Support: Zinc plays a role in supporting the body’s defense system, promoting healthy neutrophil, natural killer cell, and T-lymphocyte function.*
Tissue Development and Repair: Zinc plays a role in collagen formation and healthy tissue development, including enzymes vital to help with tissue respiration. It may also be essential for normal fetal and reproductive development, as well as contributing to healthy prostatic function.*
Zinc is derived from earthen ore. Citrate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation. Picolinate is synthetic. Gluconate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation. Ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.
These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule
Amount Per Serving
|zinc (as zinc picolinate)||15 mg|
* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
† Daily Value not established
Note: Serving Sizes are rounded to the nearest whole serving
Other Ingredients: hypo-allergenic plant fiber, hydroxy propyl methylcellulose, purified water, sorbitol, silicon dioxide.
Recommended Use: 1–4 capsules per day, in divided doses, with meals.
Cautions: If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product. In rare cases‚ zinc can cause nausea‚ vomiting or a metallic taste. High intakes of zinc can cause fever‚ diarrhea or fatigue and may impair immune response. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Zinc may be contra-indicated with certain antibiotics. Consult your physician for more information.