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17 - Zinc. Immunity, Food Sources and Supplements

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

Release Date: 02/24/2021

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The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

In this episode, part of our series on nutrition and immunity, we discuss Vit C! Our topics include: • What Vitamin C is and what it does for your body • How much Vitamin C you need • What foods provide Vitamin C • Signs of deficiency and toxicity • What about using Vitamin C for prevention or healing of disease or illness? Recommended reading: • [WEBINAR] Nutrition and Immunity - • The Truth About Immunity Supporting Foods - • NIH Vit C Info: • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - How Vitamin C Supports A Healthy Immune System: • Vitamin C for preventing...

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17 - Zinc. Immunity, Food Sources and Supplements show art 17 - Zinc. Immunity, Food Sources and Supplements

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

In this episode, part of our series on nutrition and immunity, we discuss zinc! Our topics include:

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In this episode, part of our series on nutrition and immunity, we discuss zinc! Our topics include:

  • What Zinc is and what it does for your body
  • Why Zinc is important for your body
  • How much Zinc you need 
  • What foods provide Zinc 
  • When it comes to Zinc, you don't want too much or too little 
  • What about using Zinc for prevention or healing of disease or illness?

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