Doctor Trusted Seal
 1-800-418-4842 - 8:30-4:30 CST Mon-Fri
My Account |  My Wishlist |  My Quicklist |  Sign In  
NutritionGeeks.com    5% Pay It Forward   90 Day Return Policy
0 Item - $0.00
View My Cart
Shipping $4.95
$75.00 away from Free Shipping
 
 
NutritionGeeks.com NutritionGeeks.com NutritionGeeks.com NutritionGeeks.com

Brand: Life Extension     Categories: Cold & Flu / Immune / Minerals / Zinc


 

Zinc Lozenges

 

Item#

Brand

Name

Size

Form

Retail

Price

 

468

Life Extension

Zinc Lozenges

60

Lozenge

$9.50

$7.13

 

 



Zinc Lozenges

Zinc Lozenges  60  Lozenge


Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 Lozenge

Calories - 5

Amount per
serving
% Daily*
Value

Total Carbohydrate

1.3

g

<1%

   Sugar

0.8

g

**

   Sugar Alcohols

0.3

g

**

   Other Carbohydrates

0.2

g

**

mg

Zinc

(as zinc oxide, aspartate, gluconate)

18.75

mg

125%

*Percent Daily Values are based on the 2000 Calorie Diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Daily value not established.


Other Ingredients: sucrose, mannitol, maltodextrin, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, natural orange flavor, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, modified cornstarch.


Contains: soybeans and corn.


Contains no:
milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp), tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, or rice. Contains NO artificial sweeteners or flavors.


Directions:
Dissolve one lozenge in mouth then swallow, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.


Caution: Gastrointestinal distress has been reported at doses of 50 to 150 mg/day of supplemental zinc. Do not exceed five lozenges daily for more than a week. Long-term use of supplemental zinc from 100 to 150 mg/day can inhibit the absorption and availability of iron and copper. Chronic ingestion of more than 300 mg of elemental zinc daily may be immunosuppressive.51 Supplemental zinc can inhibit the absorption and availability of iron and copper. If more than 50 mg of supplemental zinc is taken daily, 2 mg of supplemental copper should also be taken to prevent deficiency. Calcium in combination with phytic acid reduces zinc absorption. Chronic ingestion of more than 300 mg of zinc daily may be toxic. Zinc should not be used in mega-amounts. A study showed that if 300 mg per day were ingested, white cell function of the immune system could be impaired.132 Also, copper should be supplemented while using doses of zinc over the recommended intakes.133

 


Zinc is a mineral that stimulates the activity of approximately 100 enzymes, which are substances that promote biochemical reactions in your body. These reactions are essential for the formation of superoxide dismutase, one of the body’s most important free radical scavengers. Zinc also promotes immune function,112-115 taste sensitivity,116-119 protein and DNA synthesis,120-122 insulin production,123,124 reproductive organ development and sperm motility.125-127 Zinc also supports normal growth and development during pregnancy, childhood, and adolescence.128-130


Age-related declines in immune function are associated with zinc deficiency, and the elderly represent a group that is vulnerable to mild zinc deficiency. Certain aspects of immune function in the elderly have been found to improve with zinc supplementation.112-114,116,131


Zinc lozenges with Vitamin C can provide immune support during the winter season.135-140 These lozenges are sweetened with sucrose and mannitol and have a natural orange flavor.


References


 

 


 






 
 

Bizrate Circle of Excellence Site - NutritionGeeks Reviews at Bizrate

Top 1.7% in

Customer

Satisfaction

 

 

 

Merchant Services


 

 

Home | Contact Us | Ordering Info | Privacy Policy
 
105% Guarantee | Pay It Forward (5% Earned on Every Order) | Customer Referral Program
 
Condition/Goal | Categories | Brands | 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z   
 
Alcat Food Sensitivity Tests
 
Twitter  Facebook  Blog
 
  Paypal Visa Master Card Amex Discover Check Money Order
 
NutritionGeeks.com is an Upfront Merchant on TheFind. Click for info.  
Bizrate Circle of Excellence Site - NutritionGeeks Reviews at Bizrate
Top 1.7% in
Customer
Satisfaction
   
 
*Statements on this site have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. 
Products on this site are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 
Prices are subject to change at anytime and without notice. 
The majority of the product information has been reprinted from the manufacturer.