How to Know If You’re Low on Zinc
How to Know If You’re Low on Zinc?
Today Dr. Axe is going to share with you the five warning signs that you’re low on zinc. Roughly 3 out of 4 people worldwide are deficient in zinc, so it is very common. The 5 warning signs you’re zinc deficient:
1.) If you get sick a lot or have immune system issues
2.) Have leaky gut (Check if You’re Leaky in the Gut Here)
3.) If you struggle with Diarrhea or IBS
4.) Thinning hair
5.) Inflammatory skin issues like acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis
One of the biggest factors that causes zinc deficiency is high levels of emotional stress. The second most common cause in zinc deficiency is over-exercise. The third most common reason for zinc deficient person is if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. Last, if you’re older in age, you may tend to have mal-absorption, which causes a zinc deficiency.
In order to get more zinc in your diet, you need to consume more zinc-rich foods. The top 5 zinc-rich foods are pumpkin seeds, oysters, grass-fed beef, sprouted nuts and seeds, and peas.
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