The Amazing Zinc [Part 1]: Its Main Function, Zinc Deficiency Symptoms | Dr.Berg

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In this part 1 of 3 series video, Dr. Berg talks about zinc, its main function and the symptoms of having a zinc deficiency. 2 billion people are deficient in zinc. The body doesn’t store zinc so you need to constantly take it in and it is also a trace mineral which means it is needed to be taken in smaller amounts.

Main Function of Zinc
• Enzymes are those things in the body that does all the work and zinc acts a cofactor for over 1000 enzymes.
• 10% of all human protein is bound to zinc.
• Natural anti-inflammatory and a very powerful antioxidant.

Glyphosate and GMO foods act as a major chelator to bind and block zinc and other minerals. Every year there are 800,000 people die from having a zinc deficiency.

Zinc Deficiency Symptoms
• Growth Retardation
• Loss of Taste / Smell
• Lowered Immune System
• Prostate / Testosterone Problems
• Skin Problems
• Depression
• Insulin Production
• Diarrhea
• Eye Problem
• Delayed Healing
• Ulcers (Mouth, Digestive Systems)
• Macular Degeneration
• Inflammation
• Bad Breath

Foods High in Zinc
• Oysters
• Beef
• Crab
• Pumpkin Seeds

Things that Decreases Absorption of Zinc
• Gastric Bypass Surgery
• Antibiotics
• Liver Disease
• Low Stomach Acid
• Phytates
• Diabetes
• GMO foods

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, 56 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of The New Body Type Guide and other books published by KB Publishing. He has taught students nutrition as an adjunct professor at Howard University. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.


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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The Health & Wellness, Dr. Berg Nutritionals and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.

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