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All You Wanted to Know About Zinc: An Essential Trace Metal

Zinc Alchemy SymbolsZinc is an importance trace element essential for human well being. Zinc deficiency causes a variety of ailments such as poor wound healing, diarrhea, hair loss, skin lesions, and the like.

This Bright Hub guide is a library of well-written researched articles on everything you need to know about Zinc.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • why is Zinc required?
  • how much is required?
  • zinc sources and benefits
  • consequences of zinc deficiency
  • dangers of over consumption
  • issues related to absorption by the body
  • possible side effects
  • zinc supplements

…. and much more

While the articles are comprehensive, most of our writers are ready to help you with any queries you may have. Use the article comments section to ask such questions.

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