Zinc for Prostate Health

This is part of our ongoing The Best Kept Secrets to Healthy Aging spotlight. Each week, we will be posting some of the great information that’s packed into our book, The Best Kept Secrets to Healthy Aging.

Today’s topic:
Zinc for Prostate Health

Zinc is a key nutrient that is present in high concentrations in prostate tissue. Recent research results suggest that an abundant supply of zinc in the body may support normal metabolic control in prostate cells, allowing them to maintain regularity of their cellular differentiation cycles.17

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References:
17. Costello LC, Franklin RB. The clinical relevance of the metabolism of prostate cancer; zinc and tumor suppression: Connecting the dots. Mol Cancer 2006;5:17 (13 pages). doi:10.1186/1476-4598-5-17 (http://www.molecular-cancer.com/content/5/1/17).

 


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