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Increase your Sex Drive with Zinc!
Member Name: Shekera
Date: 08/02/02, updated on 08/02/02 (17027 review reads)
Advantages: A vital trace element for everyone's diet. Inexpensive and readily available as a supplement.
Disadvantages: It is not advisable to take very high doses of Zinc (above 150mg per day) as such high dosage has been known to cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Zinc is one of the most important trace elements in our diets, and is required by the body for more than 200 enzyme activities. It is the principal protector of the immune system, is well known for its role in growth and tissue repair, and is crucial for regulating our genetic information. Zinc is also vital for the structure and function of cell membranes.
Apparently, according to many nutritionists, more people find it difficult to obtain enough Zinc in their diet than any other mineral. This is put down to modern farming and food processing methods.
A Zinc deficiency can cause growth failure, infertility, impotency and, in some cases, an impaired sense of taste.
Eczema is also commonly linked to Zinc deficiency, and new research points to the fact that post-natal illness may be attributable to insufficient Zinc in the diet. A weakened immune system and a poor ability to heal may also indicate a Zinc deficiency.
Zinc has many health properties such as prevention of hair loss and cancer. It may help to prevent age-related degenerative effects such as blindness. It is also useful in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis - as an antioxidant; it can help to detoxify the body. Treats acne and various other skin problems such as cirrhosis. Zinc is particularly important for the healthy function of the reproductive organs and prostrate gland - it is also useful for helping increase male potency and sex drive!
It is a particularly important supplement for those who smoke or drink heavily, and is useful for vegetarians, vegans, and the elderly.
The recommended daily allowance for Zinc intake is 15mg however; it is safe to take up to 30mg per day. However, if you are taking a higher dosage than 30mg per day, it is advisable to increase your intake of copper and selenium. Note, it is not advisable to take very high doses of Zinc (above 150mg per day) as such high dosage has been known to cause nausea,
vomiting and diarrhoea.
Shellfish, such as oysters, contain a high level of Zinc, hence their known aphrodisiac properties. Other excellent sources of Zinc is offal (which most of us hate), meat, mushrooms, eggs, wholegrain products and brewer’s yeast.
If you feel that your diet is lacking in Zinc checkout www.woodshealth.com where you can pickup a tub of 100 15mg tablets for £1.42 (normal price £3.55 or 250 15mg for £3.26 (normal price £8.15) – they have a half-price sale at the moment and free gifts if you spend over a certain amount.
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