March 18, 2020 1 min read

Zinc -- a powerful, natural mineral. 


Here are 5 reasons why you should add Zinc to your daily regimen and the foods you can find it in. 

  1. According to astudy, Zinc can reduce the duration and severity of colds and other viral infections, as well as provide relief from symptoms. 
  2. Zinc helps promote activation of T cells, which are responsible for controlling and regulating immune responses as well as attacking infected or cancerous cells, according to The European Journal of Immunology.
  3. Research conducted by the University of Toronto suggests that zinc positively affects memories and how we form them.
  4. Zinc can provide relief from skin rashes and other wounds/irritations. 
  5. Astudy conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that there is a positive link between Zinc and fertility. 

Where can I get Zinc? 

Several foods have a natural source of Zinc if supplements are not an option for you: 

  • Meat 
  • Shellfish
  • Legumes 
  • Seeds
  • Nuts 
  • Dairy
  • Eggs 
  • Whole Grains
  • Dark Chocolate 

Pink Stork’s Strawberry PomegranateFertility Sweets not only taste amazing, they are also a great source of zinc for those who are trying to conceive or those who are looking for some extra immune support during germ season!