Nutrients that Boost Your Spirit - Nutrient #7

ZINC

• Low levels of Zinc can lead to a weakened immune system, loss of appetite, anemia, hair loss and depression • Vegetarians need about 50% more Zinc due low absorption rate from plant=based zinc • Zinc can improve response of antidepressants • RDA: 11mg per day for men; 8mg per day for women

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ACTIONS TO TAKE:

 • Snack on Cashews! 1 cup of Cashews can Pack Almost 8mg of Zinc • Top Your Salad with Roasted Pumpkin Seeds. 1 cup Provides 9.5mg of Zinc! • Roast Pork Tenderloin for Dinner! 6oz Provides 3.5mg of Zinc!