- Highly bioavailable form
- Support for enzymatic functions
- With copper
L-OptiZinc® by Now Foods is a form of zinc combined with the amino acid methionine. Research has shown that this product is the best absorbed and retained for longer over time within the body compared to other forms of zinc tested. Zinc is one of the important minerals that our body needs to fulfil its functions, as it participates in maintaining the enzymes and cells.
Zinc is essential in the development of the reproductive organs. The prostate gland enjoys the highest rate of zinc in the organism and this mineral is also linked to sexual and hormonal function, both in men and women. Zinc helps to keep the immune system heathy and is deemed to be an essential component of the action of insulin.
It participates in the maintenance of the skin cells and helps to keep them healthy and regenerate quickly following an injury or burn, boosting renewal of same and of the tissues in general. Zinc is also essential for the synthesis of proteins and for correct muscle contraction. It participates in the correct metabolism of Phosphorous and boosts use of vitamin A.
It favours bone health, the nervous system and is needed to maintain the acid-alkaline balance of the blood. Zinc is also a hepatic protector. It is a powerful natural antioxidant as it is a component of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase