Aug 31, 2021
Zinc is an essential nutrient that participates in many
biological processes and plays critical roles in immune function,
protein synthesis, wound healing, DNA synthesis, cell division, and
brain health. Zinc deficiency puts a person at risk for a subtype
of Alzheimer's disease and poor immune function.
In this Aliquot, Drs. Dale Bredesen and Rhonda Patrick describe
some of the many roles that zinc plays in human health.
- 00:00:00 - Introduction
- 00:01:47 - How serum copper-to-zinc
ratios can help differentiate types of Alzheimer’s disease
pathogenesis (Dale Bredesen discussion)
- 00:06:06 - Mild zinc deficiency may
decrease immune function (Rhonda Patrick discussion)
- 00:08:45 - Many people in the U.S. are
not obtaining adequate amounts of micronutrients
You can see the original full interview with Dr. Bredesen on
FoundMyFitness episode page:
You can see the original full Q&As with Dr. Rhonda Patrick
FoundMyFitness episode pages:
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