Zinc is an important mineral which helps the immune system and metabolism to function smoothly.
Post by on Tuesday, May 3, 2022
zinc is an important mineral which helps the immune system and metabolism to function smoothly.
Due to the changes in diet and consuming fast food. People in Kashmir face these mineral deficiencies. Zinc deficiency is mostly found in children.
Zinc is a trace mineral and body needs small amounts of it. It is an important micronutrient that helps the immune system and metabolism function. It heals wounds and regulates the sense of taste and smell. As per medical standards, an adult male should have 11 mg of zinc per day and an adult female should have 8 mg of zinc.
Dr Muhammad Salim Khan
Professor and HOD, Community Medicine, Government Medical College.