Zinc is designed to support the body’s natural defense system as well as enhance digestion and metabolism of important vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates and other essential nutrients. Zinc is also essential for normal fetal and reproductive development. Zinc plays an important role in supporting the body’s defense system, and is related to the normal absorption and actions of the B vitamins. It is a constituent of over two dozen enzymes involved in digestion and metabolism, including carbonic anhydrase which is vital to tissue respiration. Zinc is essential for the healthy storage and metabolism of carbohydrates. Zinc plays a fundamental role in collagen formation and healthy tissue development. This mineral is also essential for normal fetal and reproductive development, and it contributes to healthy prostatic function. Nutrition Facts Serving Size: 1 capsule Servings per Container: 180 Amount Per Serving % Daily Value Zinc (zinc picolinate) 15 mg * Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet † Daily Value not established Note: Serving Sizes are rounded to the nearest whole serving Suggested Use Take 1 Pure Encapsulations Zinc capsule daily with food. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 3 months.