Vitacost Chelated Zinc - Albion® Zinc Glycinate Chelate
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Vitacost Chelated Zinc - Albion® Zinc Glycinate Chelate -- 180 Capsules
Item #: VCT 7015566
SKU #: 844197015566
Count: 180 Capsules
Weight: 0.2 lb
Serving: 1 Capsule
Servings: 180

with Optimum Absorption Blend

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 180
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc glycinate chelate)30 mg200%
Proprietary Blend55 mg
   Short Chain Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) NutraFlora® scFOS®*
   Ginger Root Extract (Zingiber officinale) (standardized for 5% gingerols)*
   Black Pepper Powder (Piper nigrum) (fruit)*
   Long Pepper Powder (Piper longum) (fruit)*
   Multi-Enzyme Complex (amylase, fungal lactase, protease, lipase, cellulase) DigeZyme®*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Rice flour, gelatin (capsule) and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
NutraFlora® is a registered trademark of GTC Nutrition LLC, Golden, Colorado.
Warnings
Pregnant or lactating women, diabetics, hypoglycemics, and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements. Keep out of reach of children.

Vitacost Chelated Zinc - Albion® Zinc Glycinate Chelate Description

Advanced mineral nutrition! Essential mineral zinc in chelate form for optimum absorption.

What is Vitacost Chelated Zinc - Albion® Zinc Glycinate Chelate?


Vitacost Chelated Zinc - Albion® Zinc Glycinate Chelate is a high quality chelated form of the essential mineral zinc.

Chelated minerals are minerals that have been chemically bound to another molecule (typically an amino acid) to form a complex. Chelation naturally occurs during digestion, after stomach acid and enzymes break down protein into amino acids. Amino acids bind to minerals, assisting their transport through the intestinal walls.

 

Unfortunately, the body is not efficient at producing chelated minerals. So, Albion developed an exclusive technology that mimics the body’s natural chelation process, producing readily absorbable organic chelated minerals in supplement form. Glycine, an easily identified and efficiently absorbed amino acid, is the chelator (binding agent) most commonly used in Albion formulations.

 

Albion chelated minerals are:

  • Produced in laboratories under carefully controlled conditions, utilizing an advanced, patented chelation process
  • Nutritionally functional with an ultimate glycine-to-mineral molar ratio
  • Clinically researched and chemically validated with TRAACS (The Real Amino Acid Chelate System)
  • Guaranteed pure and stable

How does Vitacost Chelated Zinc - Albion® Zinc Glycinate Chelate support health?

  • Zinc is a trace mineral essential for proper growth, development and reproduction, as well as numerous body processes, from eye health to immune function to regulation of appetite, taste and smell.*
  • It’s required for the proper function of approximately 300 enzymes.
  • Zinc is an antioxidant, meaning it helps protect healthy cells from the potentially damaging effects of free radicals.*
  • It’s necessary for the formation of superoxide dismutase (SOD), which is an important free radical scavenger in the body.*
  • Supports healthy protein and DNA synthesis.*
  • Supports prostate tissue health, sperm motility and testosterone metabolism.*
  • Involved in healthy insulin production.*
  • Zinc deficiency in the elderly can often accompany age-related immune decline.*


Why choose Vitacost Chelated Zinc - Albion® Zinc Glycinate Chelate?

  • Features Albion chelated zinc for optimal absorption
  • Supplies 30 mg of zinc per single-capsule serving
  • Includes a proprietary absorption-support nutrient blend with ginger root, black pepper (Piper nigrum), digestive enzymes and prebiotics to further support absorption
  • Contains 180 servings per bottle
  • Exceptional quality at an extraordinary value

About Vitacost
Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality, efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR, 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP).

 

 


*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


Directions

As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule daily with food or as directed by a physician.

 

Store in a cool, dry place.

Free Of
Milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, fish, soy, gluten, titanium dioxide.
Disclaimer
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Vitacost Chelated Zinc - Albion® Zinc Glycinate Chelate -- 180 Capsules 4.9 5 4 7
High quality This form of zinc I absorb exceptionally well. I believe the Albion chelate which this product contains is the most highly absorbable form of zinc. August 13, 2013
Best quality and bioavailability Awesome Albion quality product which is the best there exists. Other chelates are just imitators but this products is true chelate. Besides it contains black pepper and digestive enzymes which improve bioavailability even further. I highly recommend the product to any endurance athletes to replenish zinc due to losses through perspiration. July 28, 2013
Favorite Zinc It's incredibly hard to find a good Zinc supplement, I've been searching for one for years! This one is reliable and not overpowering (won't cause a problem with copper lowering too much). You can even open the capsule to take out a little. I do that to try & fool the body into thinking it's more natural, and to offset other minerals (copper). I don't take copper personally as it's known to promote depression and tends to accumulate though it needs to be considered for each individual body type. Also like to take ZMA at night to promote sleep. Zinc tends to be lower in men. June 5, 2013
Zinc.... I don't know how to tell if it's working, but Vitacost great price is why I bought them here. March 24, 2012
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