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What foods are good sources of zinc for teens?

Daphne Oz
Health Education
The following foods are good sources of zinc for teens:
  • Crabmeat (1/2 cup) -- 6 mg (milligrams)
  • Turkey, dark meat (3 ounces) -- 5 mg
  • Pumpkin and squash seeds (1 ounce) -- 3 mg
  • Chicken leg -- 2.7 mg
  • Yogurt, low-fat, plain (1 cup) -- 2.2 mg
  • Brown rice, cooked (1/2 cup) -- 0.6 mg
  • Baked potato with skin -- 0.6 mg
  • Oatmeal, instant (1/2 cup) -- 0.6 mg
  • Beans/Peas -- 1.5-2 mg
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