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Zinc is second only to iron as the most prevalent trace mineral in the body. Zinc plays a role in cell division and growth, wound healing, the breakdown of carbohydrates and is needed for good immune function. It is necessary for over 300 body processes. Symptoms of deficiency include hair loss, acne, poor appetite, poor night vision, paranoia, frequent infections, problems with the senses of taste and smell, slow healing of wounds, urinary tract infection, body odor (feet mostly), brittle or white spotted nails, fatigue, diarrhea, and anorexia.
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