Zinc Deficiency is a Global Concern

Zinc Deficiency is a Global Concern

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that up to one third of the world’s population is deficient in zinc(1).

An Australian study of 497 Tasmanian adults showed that zinc deficiency was present in 18% of men over the age of 50 and 30% of men over the age of 70(2),

References:
1. Wessels I, Rolles B, Rink L. The Potential Impact of Zinc Supplementation on COVID-19 Pathogenesis. Frontiers in Immunology [Internet]. 2020;11. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
2. Beckett J, Ball M. Zinc status of northern Tasmanian adults. Journal of Nutritional Science [Internet]. 2015;4. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/