Zinc is an essential trace element found in most body tissues, particularly in the thyroid and reproductive organs. Zinc is associated with a variety of peptides, amino acids and enzymes. It plays a crucial role in the synthesis of proteins, DNA and RNA, and is essential for the normal functioning of the pancreas and prostate, as well as for the growth of the reproductive organs. Zinc plays a specific role in protein synthesis, it is essential for cell growth and tissue regeneration as well as the use of vitamins B1 and A. It participates in tissue respiration by supplying oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide. It combines with enzymes such as superoxide dismutase, an antioxidant enzyme that fights free radicals in the body. Minerals are poorly absorbed by the small intestine unless they are properly chelated with amino acids. By prechelating minerals with amino acids, Trophic frees the body from this task. Manufactured following a patented Albion process, Trophic zinc, chelated with natural amino acids, offers superior biological activity, bioavailability and absorption.