684. Vitamin Z Is for Zinc


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By Anthony Martin, Dr. A.W. Martin, and Dr. A.P. Martin. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

One of the big things we're seeing in this day and age is a deficiency in zinc, or vitamin Z as Dr. Martin likes to call it. If you eat red meat, vitamin S, you’re getting zinc and you don’t need to worry about taking it as a supplement.

So where do we see zinc deficiencies? In those who primarily eat plant-based diets. Vegans and vegetarians are at risk because there’s not enough zinc in vegetables. Humans need to be eating from the animal kingdom to get zinc.

Listen to today’s episode to learn how your immune system doesn’t work without zinc. Dr. Martin also shares two other groups of people that are susceptible to zinc deficiencies. Don’t miss this informative episode!

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