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Zinc is needed for cell growth. It supports the immune system and aids the healing of wounds.

All about zinc

What foods have zinc?

Foods that contain zinc include:

  • EGGS YOLK
  • BREAKFAST CEREALS
  • COWS MILK
  • HOUMOUS
  • NUTS AND SEEDS
  • PEAS, BEANS, AND CHICKPEAS
  • BREAD
  • CHEESE
  • POTATOES

How much zinc do I need?

Average requirements are:

Women

  • 7mg per day

Men:

  • 9.5mg per day

Zinc hints and tips

  • It is easier for the body to take in zinc from peas, beans, lentils and seeds that have been sprouted. These can be found in most supermarkets and wholefood shops.

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