Zinc Defense with Copper
Our Zinc product combines Zinc L-Methionine Sulfate and Copper Gluconate (in a 15:1 ratio). The methionine salt form allows zinc to be absorbed even in the presence of phytates from a regular diet of grains, nuts and seeds. Phytates otherwise inhibit zinc absorption. Zinc supports immune function. The reason Thrive Essentials Zinc includes copper is that supplemental zinc depletes copper.