Monday, June 1, 2009

Radak, TL. Zinc in Vegetarian Diets. American Dietetic Association Vegetarian Practice Group. June 2009.

Radak, TL. Zinc in Vegetarian Diets. American Dietetic Association Vegetarian Practice Group. June 2009.

Direct link:  http://vegetariannutrition.net/docs/Zinc-Vegetarian-Nutrition.pdf
 
 
Zinc is present in all organs, tissues and fluids in the body. Zinc has many
functions in the body, and is necessary for optimal growth and development,
reproduction, appetite, taste ability, and night vision. Zinc is also needed for
proper function of the immune system.   Zinc is a nutrient of special interest in the planning of  well-balanced plant based diets.