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Zinc Sustain

Nutrient Complex

Zinc supports immune system function and wound healing, plus supports sperm health.

Zinc Sustain is a nutrient complex that contains zinc to support wound healing, sperm health and the maintenance of healthy prostate function. Vitamin A and zinc support healthy eye function, skin health as well healthy foetal development. Vitamin A and C plus zinc support immune system health. The addition of vitamin B6 supports energy production and both zinc and vitamin C are antioxidants that reduce free radicals in the body.

Serving Type: Tablet
Available in Sizes: 60 tablets 120 tablets Dosage: Adults: Take 1 tablet once a day, or as professionally prescribed.

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Product Features

  • Vitamin A and zinc support healthy eye function.
  • Zinc supports wound healing and zinc and vitamin A support skin health.
  • Zinc supports male health via the maintenance of healthy prostate function and supporting sperm health.
  • Vitamin A and zinc support heathy foetal development and zinc supports healthy growth and development.
  • Vitamin C helps to support collagen formation.
  • Vitamin B6 supports energy production.
  • Zinc and vitamins A and C support immune system health.
  • Both zinc and vitamin C are antioxidants that reduce free radicals formed in the body.

Ingredients

Zinc amino acid chelate 150 mg
equiv. to zinc30 mg
Magnesium amino acid chelate 100 mg
equiv. to magnesium20 mg
Ascorbic acid vitamin C 100 mg
Pyridoxine hydrochloride 30 mg
equiv. to pyridoxine (vitamin B6)24.8 mg
Retinol acetate 518 micrograms
equiv. to vitamin A450 microgram retinol equivalents

Warning

  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
  • Always read the label. Follow the directions for use.
  • If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.
  • Supplements can only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate.
  • If you are pregnant, or considering becoming pregnant, do not take vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor or pharmacist. When taken in excess of 3000 micrograms retinol equivalents, vitamin A can cause birth defects.
  • The recommended daily amount of vitamin A from all sources is 700 micrograms retinol equivalents for women and 900 micrograms retinol equivalents for men.
  • Contains zinc which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for a long period.
  • Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particularly in your first trimester.
  • Contains soya bean products, phenylalanine and sulfites. 
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use.
  • Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional.

Evidence

[1] Drake VJ. Zinc. Micronutrient information center, Linus Pauling Institute 2013. Viewed 10 June 2014, http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/minerals/zinc/
[2] Braun L, Cohen M. Herbs and natural supplements: an evidence-based guide, 3rd ed. Sydney: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2010.
[3] Drake VJ. Vitamin A. Micronutrient information center, Linus Pauling Institute 2007. Viewed 10 June 2014, http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/vitamins/vitaminA/
[4] Langley A, Mangas S (Eds). Zinc: report of an international meeting, 12-13 September 1996, Adelaide. National Environmental Health Forum Monographs, Metal Series No. 2. Department of Human Services, 1997.
[5] Shankar AH, Prasad AS. Zinc and immune function: the biological basis of altered resistance to infection. Am J Clin Nutr 1998;68(2 Suppl):S447-S463.
[6] Prasad AS. Effects of zinc deficiency on Th1 and Th2 cytokine shifts. J Infect Dis 2000;182 Suppl 1:S62-S68.
[7] Prasad AS. Zinc in growth and development and spectrum of human zinc deficiency. J Am Coll Nutr 1988;7(5):377-384.
[8] Zinc. Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database 2014. Viewed 30 May 2014, www.naturaldatabase.com 
[9] Prasad AS. Zinc deficiency in women, infants and children. J Am Coll Nutr 1996;15(2):113-120.
[10] Leake A, Chrisholm GD, Habib FK. The effect of zinc on the 5 alpha-reduction of testosterone by the hyperplastic human prostate gland. J Steroid Biochem 1984;20(2):651-655.
[11] Murray MT, Bongiorno PB. Chapter 154: Benign prostatic hyperplasia. In: Pizzorno JE Jr, Murray MT (Eds). Textbook of natural medicine, 3rd ed (pp.1549-1555). St Louis: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2006.
[12] Farnsworth WE, Slaunwhite WR Jr, Sharma M, et al. Interaction of prolactin and testosterone in the human prostate. Urol Res 1981;9(2):79-88.
[13] Williams JZ, Barbul A. Nutrition and wound healing. Surg Clin North Am 2003;83(3):571-596.
[14] Michaëlsson G, Vahlquist A, Juhlin L. Serum zinc and retinol-binding protein in acne. Br J Dermatol 1977;96(3):283-286.
[15] Verma KC, Saini AS, Dhamija SK. Oral zinc sulphate therapy in acne vulgaris: a double-blind trial. Acta Derm Venereol 1980;60(4):337-340.
[16] Murray MT, Lyon MR. Chapter 163: Diabetes mellitus. In: Pizzorno JE Jr, Murray MT (Eds). Textbook of natural medicine, 3rd ed (pp.1607-1642). St Louis: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2006.
[17] Tang X, Shay NF. Zinc has an insulin-like effect on glucose transport mediated by phosphoinositol-3-kinase and Akt in 3T3-L1 fibroblasts and adipocytes. J Nutr 2001;131(5):1414-1420.
[18] Gong H, Amemiya T. Optic nerve changes in zinc-deficient rats. Exp Eye Res 2001;72(4):363-369.
[19] Lowe NM, Lowe NM, Fraser WD, et al. Is there a potential therapeutic value of copper and zinc for osteoporosis? Proc Nutr Soc 2002;61(2):181-185.
[20] Eberle J, Schidmayer S, Erben RG, et al. Skeletal effects of zinc deficiency in growing rats. J Trace Elem Med Biol 1999;13(1-2):21-26.
[21] Atik OS. Zinc and senile osteoporosis. Am J Geriatr Soc 1983;31(12):790-791.

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Health Benefits of Zinc
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