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Given the difficulty of assessing marginal impairments in zinc status, the effects of deficiency can often be verified only by a response to treatment. Growth provides a good example of this. Children in Denver, Colorado, who were of low height for their age increased their growth rates in response to zinc supplementation, whereas zinc had no effect in children of normal height. In addition to improved growth, improvements in immune function, taste and smell acuity, and reproductive function have been noted with zinc supplementation.

Food Allergies

Food Allergies

Peanuts can leave you breathless. Cat dander can lead to itchy eyes, a stuffy nose, coughing and sneezing. And most of us have suffered through those seasonal allergies with horrible pollen counts. Learn more...

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