Food and Health, Prevention

Zinc is an essential mineral for a healthy immune system. You might have heard about using zinc lozenges to help decrease the duration of a cold. Zinc, one of the essential minerals that we must get from food or supplements, plays several important roles in health. It's involved in......
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Research has shown that keeping out gut microbiome healthy may be beneficial to our immune systems, waistlines, and risk for chronic disease. Our gut microbiome may even impact our sleep! A new study from Japan, conducted on mice, included a control group and experimental group. The experimental group was...
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

Oysters contain more zinc per serving than any other food. Red meat and poultry provide the majority of zinc in the American diet. Other good food sources of zinc include legumes (dried beans and peas), nuts, some types of seafood, whole grains, fortified breakfast cereals, and dairy products. Here are some examples of how much ... Sources of Zinc
Food and Health, Prevention

The RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance) is the average daily amount that is sufficient to meet the requirements of nearly all healthy people. Check out the list below to find how much zinc you need each day... Age 7 months to 3 years: 3mg for males and females Age 4-8 years: 5mg for males and females ... How Much Zinc Do I Need?
Food and Health

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are here, and we've got all the resources you need to make them accessible to you clients. Just in case you haven't seen what we've gotten so far, here are a few of our top posts about this edition of the guidelines... Highlights...