Zinc and copper are vital for hundreds of enzyme reactions and a proper balance of zinc and copper is important, as over supplementation in either mineral can cause a deficiency in the other. Deficiency in either zinc or copper can cause numerous pathophysiological conditions including decreased levels of the enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD), which provides antioxidant protection in red blood cells (RBC). Deficiency in zinc can lead to impaired immune function with increased susceptibility to infections and reoccurring colds and flu, slow wound healing, chronic inflammation, loss in taste and smell, acne, infertility, loss of appetite, delayed growth, hair loss, thinning fingernails that develop white spots, and mood disorders.
Helps to maintain and support immune function and energy metabolism. Helps connective tissue formation and to maintain healthy skin, hair, nails and bones. Helps to form red blood cells , maintain normal iron transport in the body and prevent zinc and copper deficiency.
Adults, take 1 capsule 2 times per day. Take with food, a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products. Take as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Active ingredients: Each capsule contains Zinc (picolinate) 10mg, Copper (Bis-Glycinate) 2mg.
Other ingredients: Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Microcrystalline cellulose, Magnesium stearate. Suitable for vegetarians.