Important in prostate gland function and the growth of the reproductive organs. Helps prevent acne and regulate the activity of oil glands. Required for protein synthesis and collagen formation. Promotes a healthy immune system and the healing of wounds. Helps the acuity of taste and smell. Protects the liver from chemical damage.
Vitamin E requires proper levels of Zinc in the blood. Promotes burn and wound healing. Supports the immune system, involved in carbohydrate and protein digestion.
Deficiency can result in: Loss of sense of smell or taste, acne, fatigue, growth impairment, hair loss, high cholesterol levels, impotence, susceptibility to infection, infertility, memory impairment, prostate trouble, recurrent colds and flu, white spots on the finger nail, stretch marks on the skin, hair loss, joint pain, poor sexual development, menstrual irregularities, slow wound healing and recurrent infections.
NOTE: A proper 1-to-10 balance between copper and zinc levels should be maintained.