Zinc-deficient diet detrimental to health

Even slight zinc deficiency found to impair digestion in both humans and animals.

The trace element zinc has an impact on the essential metabolic functions of most living organisms. New research carried out at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany has found that even minimal zinc deficiency impairs digestion, albeit without any typical symptoms such as skin problems or fatigue. Hence, short-term zinc deficiency in the diet should be avoided.

The test series established that even slight zinc deficiency in an animal's diet impedes pancreatic digestiv

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