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How does zinc work?

Zinc has been used for a variety of different purposes throughout history. It helps in the function of the immune system, reproduction, growth, sensory perception, blood clotting, insulin regulation and thyroid function. Zinc also serves as an antioxidant by protecting cells from free radicals.

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