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More products with zinc on your shopping list

More products with zinc on your shopping list

Listed:what is zinc good for and how do you make sure you get enough of it?

Why zinc?

  • It is good for your immune system.
  • It promotes your ability to taste and smell.
  • Your body doesn't store zinc, so you need to make sure you get enough of it.

You need 9 milligrams of zinc per day. With the following products you ensure that you get enough zinc

1. Oysters
One large oyster already contains almost the daily recommended amount of zinc.

2. Meat
A handy guideline:dark meat contains more zinc than white meat.

3. Beans
The first two options are already out of the question for vegetarians, but luckily there are more products that contain a lot of zinc. Beans are a good example.

4. Nuts
Nuts are not only a source of healthy fat, they also contain zinc.

5. Breakfast cereals
Various breakfast cereals are fortified with zinc. Check the packaging to be sure. If you also add some milk to your breakfast, you're on the right track.