In a recent population based study, researchers found an association between lower prostate cancer mortality and high dietary intake of zinc (more than 15.6 mg daily) compared with low dietary intake of zinc (9-12mg daily), particularly in men with localized tumors. Food sources include raw pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, turkey and yogurt.
We can perform a very simple non invasive test in our office to give you a qualitative idea of your zinc levels. A blood test that we offer gives you intracellular levels of more than 30 vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. Giving your body optimal levels of these crucial nutrients can make a dramatic difference to your health, healing and vitality.