WHAT IS A ZINC?
Do you know what zinc is in your food?
Do you like to eat grapes and peanuts, use medicinal plants and enjoy a glass of delicious wine? If so, you are already consuming the main component of this protective supplement, which is resveratrol, a phytochemical of plant origin.
Resveratrol and zinc are nutrients found in food that can be used by our body with an antioxidant function, helping to protect against damage caused by free radicals, these nutrients are also used by the body for other functions such as anti-inflammatory, cardioprotection, neuroprotection, in addition, the nutrients resveratrol and zinc help metabolize carbohydrates, an effect popularly referred to as "antidiabetic".
Furthermore, it is essential for the course of countless chemical reactions in the body.
It is present in more than 300 enzymes, plays a role in the functioning of some hormones, helps in protein synthesis, reproduction and the normal functioning of the immune system.
Lack of zinc in the body affects taste sensations and digestion, causing loss of appetite. It can also cause other problems in children's growth and development as it will affect reduced motor activity, cognitive development and bone mass.