The refining of cereal grains, a major dietary staple in the UK, has been shown to remove up to 90%
of the available zinc content of these foodstuffs. This, combined with the trend to eat less animal-derived protein, is likely
to be one of the reasons why a staggering one out of three adults in the UK fails to consume sufficient dietary zinc.
is important for a healthy immune system as well as the maintenance of healthy skin and a good complexion. It is a component
of many enzymes and is a constituent of insulin. Zinc is also important for reproductive health.