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Zinc and the Common Cold

TAKE NOTE! This study suggests that zinc shortens cold symptoms for adults but not for kids. It's a good reminder that our children are not just mini versions of ourselves.

Zinc May Shorten Common Colds In Adults, A Review of 17 Studies Finds

THE QUESTION When seeking relief from a cold, people often turn to supplements. Might zinc — a nutrient known to help the immune system fight off viruses and bacteria...Read More