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According to biochemists who are experts on zinc, supplementing with this mineral may be one of the most important things you can do for overall wellness. Getting adequate zinc can help cure a number of the most severe health problems due to how it affects immune function (1, 2). Zinc improves immune cell activity and scavenges free radicals as an antioxidant, helping to eradicate inflammation. It also reduces viral replication and supports physical barriers that protect the body from pathogens. While achieving baseline zinc levels is necessary for health, high

Did you know that 80 percent of your immune system resides in your gut? Yep! the gastrointestinal tract contains 80 percent of all antibody-producing immune cells. Plus, the tiny bacteria that line the GI tract are a vital part of the body’s immune defense system in their own right. Beneficial bacteria protect the body from invading pathogens by releasing antibacterial substances and increasing levels of Natural Killer immune cells (1). They also help protect against inflammatory diseases such as cancer.  Recent studies have tested the effect of bolstering the