Information about mineral

The Zinc is an essential element in the cells of the body.


The zinc is vital for the growth, regulates the sexual development, the natural insulin production and resistance, in addition to the developments epidérmico and hair.

Daily dose.

Suckling baby:

6 Months: 3 mg.

1 Year: 5 mg.


1 to 6 Years: 10 mg.

6 to 10 Years: 10 mg.

Men: 15 mg.

Women: 15 mg.


One is affected the normal growth, being developed a weak immune system. It can lead to loss of cutaneous weight, problems, low libido, loss of taste and sense of smell. It can be a factor in the case of strictly vegetarian diets, constant diets of thinning or some capricious diet as it can be the macrobiótica.


To take much zinc (but of 100mg / día) can cause fatigue, diarrea, fever and vomit. The deficiency of this element causes weakness in the immunological system, in addition to problems of the skin and the vegetarian people they are but susceptible to have zinc deficiency.


Red meat, dry eggs, seafood, vegetables, fruits, specially peanuts and seeds of sunflower.

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