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Zinc is an essential mineral that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. Zinc is also found in many cold lozenges and some over-the-counter drugs sold as cold remedies.
Climate change and increasing CO2 could decrease the availability of critical nutrients

Climate change and increasing CO2 could decrease the availability of critical nutrients

Virus killing protein could be the real antiviral hero finds study

Virus killing protein could be the real antiviral hero finds study

Mice cured of HIV in an experiment sparks new hope

Mice cured of HIV in an experiment sparks new hope

Adequate consumption of milk and dairy products can help prevent chronic diseases

Adequate consumption of milk and dairy products can help prevent chronic diseases

Copper compound with potential as therapy for ALS shows further promise

Copper compound with potential as therapy for ALS shows further promise

Researchers explore connection between sense of smell, pollution and neurological disease

Researchers explore connection between sense of smell, pollution and neurological disease

Testosterone-boosting supplements may not have ingredients to support their claims, research shows

Testosterone-boosting supplements may not have ingredients to support their claims, research shows

Study: Micronutrient deficiencies are common in adults at the time of celiac disease diagnosis

Study: Micronutrient deficiencies are common in adults at the time of celiac disease diagnosis

Fighting hidden hunger with promising new approach

Fighting hidden hunger with promising new approach

Study shows connection between poor sleep and poor nutrition

Study shows connection between poor sleep and poor nutrition

Gene-editing could shorten life instead of prolonging, suggests new study

Gene-editing could shorten life instead of prolonging, suggests new study

Exposure to airborne metal pollutants linked with greater risk of mortality

Exposure to airborne metal pollutants linked with greater risk of mortality

Metals bind to and influence peptide involved in insulin production

Metals bind to and influence peptide involved in insulin production

New drug could open up avenues for treatment of neonatal epilepsy

New drug could open up avenues for treatment of neonatal epilepsy

NIH announces awards to advance development of vaccines for sexually transmitted infections

NIH announces awards to advance development of vaccines for sexually transmitted infections

Scientists decipher transcriptome of drumstick tree by RNA sequencing

Scientists decipher transcriptome of drumstick tree by RNA sequencing

KZFPs play a key role in the regulation of human genome

KZFPs play a key role in the regulation of human genome

Value of dietary supplements in question

Value of dietary supplements in question

Supplements provide no additional health benefits, conclude researchers

Supplements provide no additional health benefits, conclude researchers

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties