ZINCNOVA™ – Stable and Tasteless Source of Zinc

Zinc is one of the most important trace minerals in human nutrition. It is structural component of more than 100 enzymes and is involved in numerous aspects of cellular metabolism, would healing as well as in growth maintenance during childhood and adolescence.

Zinc also plays a unique function in boosting immunity and in proper functioning of the smell and taste systems. It has also been shown to be effective in reducing the duration and severity of cold symptoms.

Zinc deficiency can be due to inadequate intake of the mineral or to problems with absorption especially in people with gastrointestinal disorders.

Zinc can be found naturally in various foods including oysters, read meats and poultry as well as in some cereals and vegetables; however the presence of high levels of phytate in cereals can compromise the bioavailability of zinc from these sources. Vegetarians are often at a high risk of zinc deficiency, thus the need to include zinc fortifies cereals in their diets.

Zincnova™ is a non-reactive form of zinc oxide that has been microencapsulated in a food grade fat carrier to prevent moisture uptake and to delay undesirable interactions with other components of food formulations, thus preserving its bioavailability.

For further information about Zincnova™, please contact our team.

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