Zinc in Fish
Article by Diet Bites
Fishing for Zinc Benefits
The USDA lists the food as being richest in zinc as the battered and fried Eastern Oyster [a mollusk].
Five of these babies hold an impressive 74.06 milligrams.
When raw, three ounces contains 33.01 milligrams.
The next several items on the database are vitamin-fortified cereals. While fortified varieties of cereal can assist in meeting the human body's daily nutritional needs, obtaining them from natural food sources is the ideal method for optimum health.
Diet Menu Featuring Fish
To prepare the salmon, preheat your oven or toaster oven to 350 degrees. Place the salmon onto a sheet of tin foil. The oils from the fish should keep it from sticking - but you can spray the foil with cooking spray if you wish.
Add salt and pepper to the fillet and sprinkle with the dill weed. Spray with lemon juice OR if you wish - omit the salt, pepper and lemon juice - and instead sprinkle with lemon pepper and dill weed.
The zinc content of the foods are listed in caption.
Protein Group: 1/2 Fillet of Salmon, dill weed, lemon juice, salt, pepper
This diet menu contains about 500 calories.
Dangers of Mineral & Vitamin-Fortified Foods
Calcium-Fortified Foods of Little Benefit to Bone Health
For example, fads abound in American which impacts our food chain. When health officials announced the importance of calcium in the daily diet for bone health, remember how manufacturers jumped on the band wagon?
It seemed as if every food on the market contained added calcium - and some, still do. However, science studies have shown no real benefits for calcium supplements.
Excess Iron in Men Over 40 May Trigger Heart Attack
Then there was iron. While menstruating women may require more iron than males, the addition of iron-fortified foods in the American diet has resulted in many a male having a heart attack after the age of forty because of excess iron.
Is a Multi-Vitamin Necessary for Optimum Health?
While a multi-vitamin might be essential to some of the population, it probably isn't necessary for healthy adults. Because many vitamins and minerals become stored in the body, a build-up may cause more harm than good.
Those at risk for malnutrition are the best candidates for a multi-vitamin.
Harmful Impact of Health Products Containing Zinc
Nasal sprays containing zinc were responsible for loss of smell. When the nerves experience damage, these types of issues are pronounced.
If you are using any product containing zinc - including zinc oxide, throat lozenges, or soothing creams, it's vital that you follow the package directions and take precaution not to exceed the recommended dosage.
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