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Zinc: A Vital Nutrient That's Found in Common Foods

October 3, 2007 reports today in a story called “Too much perfume? Could be a zinc deficiency.” that in fact, zinc is critical for a healthy immune response and neurological function.

Nutrtionist Monica Reinagel notes that, “Good food sources of zinc include meat, dairy products, shell-fish, nuts, and beans, while the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) is around 10mg per day.


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