Zinc

What it is

Zinc is an essential trace element and helps to maintain health and supports important bodily functions such as hormone production, digestion, growth and boost immunity.

Daily intake

Children aged 1 – 3: 3 mg/day
Children aged 4 – 8: 4 mg/day
Children aged 9 – 13: 6 mg/day

Boys aged 14 – 18: 13 mg/day
Girls aged between 14 – 18: 7 mg/day

Sources

Beef, turkey, oysters, shrimp, crab, whole grains, eggs, peanuts, beans