Zinc — the micronutrient superstar

Zinc is a mineral that belongs to the essential (necessary for life) micronutrients. Though the human body requires only low quantities of zinc, it is not able to produce it on its own, which is why it is absolutely crucial to obtain it from high-quality supplements. This is the only way to stay completely healthy. Zinc plays a crucial role in the function of around 300 enzymes involved in cell metabolism and is therefore indispensable for countless natural processes in our body.

In that way, zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal skin, hair, nails and bones. Furthermore, the micronutrient also contributes to the normal functioning of the immune system, fertility and our acid-base balance — to name just a few examples of why zinc is so crucial. Especially when there is an increased zinc need, for example when for athletes or pregnant or nursing women, it is key to ensure a steady supply in order to prevent deficiencies. Vegetarians and vegans too should keep a close eye on their zinc supply: As a result of their plant-based diets, they take in increased amounts of phytic acid, which creates an insoluble compound together with zinc and prevents the body from absorbing it properly.

Natural Zinc forgoes all fillers and additives commonly used by other manufacturers. Our vegan cellulose capsules contain pure buckwheat extract — nothing else. Buckwheat extract is especially rich in zinc and therefore offers a 100% natural source of the invaluable mineral. Just one capsule per day provides the body with 25 mg of zinc.