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A better-absorbed and more potent form of zinc
  • Better absorption and retention than standard zinc supplements (zinc sulphate or oxide).
  • Enhanced antioxidant properties.
  • Helps maintain healthy bones and skin
  • Supports immune and cognitive function.
  • Helps protect cells against oxidative stress, which contributes to ageing.
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L-OptiZinc® Supplement - Bioavailable Zinc with Antioxidant Power

L-OptiZinc is a supplement containing zinc offering optimal bioavailability, superior retention and increased potency. It contains both zinc and L-methionine, an essential amino acid which is very well absorbed and cannot be produced by the body.

Its benefits are universally recognised by the scientific community as zinc is a trace-element that’s essential in order for the body to function properly. Along with the magnesium supplement OptiMag, it is undoubtedly one of the very best mineral supplements available.

What benefits are offered by L-OptiZinc?

Zinc is a trace-element, which means it is only present in the body in tiny amounts (barely 2g), yet it is extremely important. It is found in every cell in the body and has been shown to be essential for the effective functioning of more than 300 vital enzymatic processes such as protein synthesis, the immune system, reproduction, healing, modulating mood, vision, learning, bone health and even insulin metabolism (1-4).

L-OptiZinc has thus been shown to help:

  • optimise DNA synthesis;
  • optimise cognitive function;
  • optimise fertility and reproduction;
  • support of fatty acid, carbohydrate and vitamin A metabolism;
  • promote protein synthesis;
  • optimise the health of the bones, skin, hair and nails;
  • maintain normal blood testosterone levels;
  • optimise vision;
  • support immune function;
  • protect cells against the oxidative stress that causes ageing.

Mild – but long-term – deficiency in zinc is widespread in society. For most people, intake is below the recommended daily amount due to poor dietary habits. Over time, such deficiency can lead to a reduction in immune function, more frequent infections, decreased fertility, mood problems, apathy and accelerated ageing.

What is in the supplement L-OptiZinc?

The zinc methionine in L-OptiZinc is a complex of zinc sulphate bound to L-methionine. Studies show that this form may offer 4-6 times more antioxidant efficacy than conventional zinc salts such as zinc oxide, sulphate, citrate, gluconate and picolinate (5-6). Zinc methionine is not only better absorbed, but it remains longer in tissues than all these popular zinc supplements.

These two properties explain why the effects commonly attributed to zinc are significantly heightened with L-OptiZinc (7).

How should you take L-OptiZinc?

We recommend taking one tablet a day (that’s 30mg of elemental zinc) with a meal. Protein improves zinc absorption – which is already excellent due to the presence of L-methionine - and makes it easier for zinc to cross cell membranes via specific transporters, enabling it to enter the bloodstream (8).

Absorption of zinc is reduced by calcium, as well as by fibre and phytic acid, naturally present in seeds and the husks of many grains and legumes (9). These compounds bind to zinc salts, forming indigestible complexes in the gut. This effect is significantly reduced with L-OptiZinc due to the specific binding of zinc to L-methionine(10).

Attention: leave an interval of at least two hours between supplementing with zinc and taking antacid medication or antibiotics.
In cases of infection or temporary fatigue, it is better to take L-OptiZinc as a ‘cure’ over several days, rather than long-term.

Other mineral supplements which may be of interest:

Updated: 30/02/2019

Notes

This product should not be used to replace a varied, balanced diet or healthy lifestyle. Follow the advice on use, the recommended daily dose and the use-by date. Not recommended for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, or for children under 15. Keep out of young children’s reach. Store in a cool, dry place.

Composition
Daily serving: 1 tablet
Number of servings per bottle : 120

Quantity
per serving

L-OptiZinc® (providing 30 mg elemental zinc) 150 mg
Other ingredients: calcium carbonate, stearic acid, maltodextrin, croscarmellose sodium, shellac.
Directions for use

Take one tablet a day, preferably with food.

L-OptiZinc should be taken for a few days in case of infection or temporary fatigue. In other cases, you can take a longer course of treatment.

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POP Mihaela
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I trust the product
H Bos*
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Why not these questions in english, more people speak english than Frensch
BARBOSA PEREIRA Terapeuta
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Ok.
TRIBOULET Michel
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Excellent complément, particulièrement utile pour renforcer le fonctionnement biochimique des cellules, donc de l'organisme
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Produit qualité posologie/ très bien
BOSSY Gregory
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bonne synergie zinc et acide aminé
Werner
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Dificile à avaler
APPINO Patrick
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Très bonne qualité.
CRAVE
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Très bon dosage même si on n'en prend que un par jour
BROUILLET Simone
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Le zinc est indispensable pour la peau et la cicatrisation
References
  1. P.J. Aggett and J.G. Comerford, Zinc and human health, Nutrition Reviews 53 (1995), S16–S22.
  2. K.H. Brown, Effect of supplemental zinc on the growth and serum zinc concentrations of pre-pubertal children: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 75 (2002), 1062–1071.
  3. A.S. Prasad, Role of zinc in human health, Boletin de la Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico 83 (1991), 558–560.
  4. M.J. Salgueiro, M. Zubillaga, A. Lysionek, M.I. Sarabia, R. Caro, T.D. Paoli, A. Hager, R. Weill and J. Boccio, Zinc as an essential micronutrient: A review, Nutrition Research 20 (2000), 737–755.
  5. D. Bagchi, M. Bagchi and S.J. Stohs, Comparative in vitro oxygen radical scavenging ability of zinc methionine and selected zinc salts and antioxidants, General Pharmacology 28 (1997), 85–91.
  6. D. Bagchi, P.J. Vuchetich, M. Bagchi, M.X. Tran, R.L. Krohn, S.D. Ray and S.J. Stohs, Protective effects of zinc salts on TPA-induced hepatic and brain lipid peroxidation, glutathione depletion, DNA damage and peritoneal macrophage activation in mice, General Pharmacology 30 (1998), 43–50.
  7. J.M. Hempe and R.J. Cousins, Effect of EDTA and zinc-methionine complex on zinc absorption by rat intestine, Journal of Nutrition 119 (1989), 1179–1187
  8. B. Lonnerdal, Dietary factors influencing zinc absorption, Journal of Nutrition 130 (2000), 1378S–1383S.
  9. J.L. Rosado, E. Munoz, P. Lopez and L.H. Allen, Absorption of Zinc sulfate, methionine, and polyascorbate in the presence and absence of a plant-based rural Mexican diet, Nutrition Research 13 (1993), 1141–1151
  10. M.L. Scott and T.R. Zeigler, Evidence for natural chelates which aid in the utilization of zinc by chicks, Journal of Argicultural and Food Chemistry 11 (1963), 123–128.

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