Better Nutrition

Eat Your Zinc

Zinc isn’t the best-known dietary mineral, but it’s necessary for a variety of essential processes in the body, including proper immune function, cell growth, wound healing, and insulin activity. And because it plays a crucial role in prostate health, testosterone production, and sexual function, zinc is especially important for men.

Several factors influence how well your body absorbs zinc. Phytate, a compound found in grains and legumes, inhibits the absorption of zinc and other minerals, including calcium. Soaking dried beans and grains

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Interessi correlati

Altro da Better Nutrition

Better Nutrition3 min letti
Holiday Makeup & Nails
If the only reason you’ve put on makeup or polished your nails lately is for a Zoom meeting, the holidays are the perfect time to go glam. It’s easier than ever to find bright and festive holiday makeup and polishes that keep your health and sustaina
Better Nutrition4 min lettiCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Go-to Winter Wellness Guide
1 Naturalize Your Hand Sanitizer: Most hand sanitizers are made with medicinal-grade ethyl alcohol, which can be a skin irritant. It may also hamper natural oil production, leaving skin dry and flaky. Use products with naturally sourced alcohol and a
Better Nutrition1 min lettiMedical
Our Writers
* Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC, is an award-winning educator, author, and real food chef. She’s helped thousands of people make lasting, healthy changes to unhealthy habits.* Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is a board-certified nutritioni