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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) Introduction
  • (01:47) How serum copper-to-zinc ratios can help differentiate types of Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis (Dale Bredesen discussion)
  • (06:06)  Mild zinc deficiency may decrease immune function (Rhonda Patrick discussion)
  • (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
You can see the full 1st COVID Q&A with Dr. Rhonda Patrick 
You can see the full 2nd COVID Q&A with Dr. Rhonda Patrick 

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