The Importance of the Biological Balance of Zinc and Copper in Health

The common saying, “too much of a good thing,” does have a place in nutrition. The body prefers a happy medium, and too little and too much of many essential vitamins and minerals can lead to antagonists deficiency and/or imbalances.  Continue reading

What Do Zinc Ionophores Do in The Human Body?

Cationic Zinc What Is It? Numerous zinc supplementation trials have shown that a wide range of health benefits can be realized by increasing the intake of zinc where diets are inadequate in this micronutrient. Zinc ionophores are a chemical species that reversibly binds ions. Zinc ionophores lead to a rapid increase in intracellular zinc levels.

Zinc is a mineral once absorbed in the small intestine by a carrier-mediated mechanism. Once it has been absorbed it becomes Cationic Zinc in the fluids of the body. Continue reading

Cationic Zinc: What Is It?

Numerous zinc supplementation trials have shown that a wide range of health benefits can be realized by increasing the intake of zinc where diets are inadequate in this micronutrient. Zinc is a mineral once absorbed in the small intestine by a carrier-mediated mechanism. Once it has been absorbed it becomes Cationic Zinc in the fluids of the body. Continue reading