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Zinc is one of the main antioxidants and, of course, the worse the environmental conditions, the greater the amount it requires the body. It is part of superoxide dismutase, preventing the development of free radical processes at the earliest stages, and, consequently, the aging process.
Due to zinc, the final formation of the insulin structure in the pancreas occurs before it is released into the blood.
There is also an assumption that zinc, together with chromium, play an important role in the functioning of cellular insulin receptors. In general, it is proved that zinc contributes to the normalization of glucose and lower cholesterol in the blood. He is actively involved in the processes of enzymatic breakdown of sugars, and an increase in their quantity in the diet requires adequate attention to its entry into the body.
Recent studies have shown that one of the main causes of zinc deficiency, in particular in the blood, is the use of too salty or too sweet food for a long time. In this regard, the control of zinc intake is especially important for the full-fledged treatment of patients with obesity and diabetes.
It is sad to see a beautiful girl or young man with a disfigured acne face. But it has long been known that in many cases juvenile acne can be cured by enriching the diet with zinc.
Now on the pharmacy counters you can find a lot of additives and drugs containing this element: sulphate, sulphide, zinc gluconate, however, in natural combinations, zinc is only in food.
It is best absorbed from processed and fermented products (unfortunately we rarely use them - tofu, miso, etc.), sprouted nuts, beans, Brussels sprouts.
Tofu is a product of the processing of soybeans into milk, which then coagulates. This watery mass is wrapped in a large-mesh fabric and placed under a press to remove excess liquid. The result is a delicate white substance, similar to cheese. Tofu is easily digested, very rich in proteins. It has a minimum of fat and sodium and no cholesterol at all.
Vitamin A, which is in the liver, acts only in the presence of zinc. If there is no zinc, then no matter how much we take vitamin A, we will not be able to compensate for its deficiency, since the vitamin in this case cannot be released from the liver, and the blood cannot give it to the skin, the diseased tissues.
It should be borne in mind that in the body there is competition between zinc and copper. If zinc is in excess, it is possible that this will have a definite effect on the amount of copper (as well as iron). Therefore, eating foods rich in zinc, yet supplement it with food, which contains a sufficient amount of "live" vegetables or fruits, rich in salts of copper and iron.
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Function Since zinc is an integral part of many enzymes in the body, it is important for a wide variety of metabolic processes, including protein and nucleic acid synthesis. Zinc is absorbed mainly in the duodenum. The main route of its elimination is through the gastrointestinal tract and, to a lesser extent, through the kidneys and skin. Sources In general, zinc,
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