The properties of Zinc in supplements
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The water-soluble zinc salts gluconate, sulfate, and acetate are commonly used as supplements in tablet or syrup form to prevent zinc deficiency and to treat diarrhea in children in combination with oral rehydration.
Zinc deficiency causes anaemia, growth retardation, inborn defects, poor wound healing, psoriasiform skin lesions, dermatitis and hair loss, poor glucose tolerance, diarrhea, loss of appetite. Zinc deficiency in the body is a direct cause of the formation of acne, so its presence is extremely important for healthy skin.
Zinc Citrate works with vitamins A and E to manufacture the hormones secreted by your thyroid gland. When combined with vitamin B6, zinc also aids in the production of pancreatic enzymes which enable your body to digest food. Proper digestion helps your body break down food more efficiently, preventing the likelihood of it being stored as fat.