Zinc and magnesium – the mineral your body can’t function without

Zinc and Magnesium: the minerals in Berocca

Zinc is an important mineral in your body. Unfortunately it is not stored by your body so you should eat food containing zinc regularly. Luckily, Zinc can be sourced from several different foods.

  • Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal skin, hair, nails and bones.
  • It works as an antioxidant to help protect cells from oxidative stress.
  • It plays a role in contributing to normal DNA synthesis.
  • This mineral also helps to support the normal function of the immune system.

Zinc food sources

oysters and some types of seafood (crab and lobster)

Shellfish (Oysters, crab and lobster)

lean red meat (beef, pork and bison)

Red meat (beef, pork and lamb)

dairy products (milk, yogurt and cheeses)

Dairy (Milk and cheese)

nuts (almonds and hazelnuts)

Nuts (peanuts, cashews and almonds)

beans

Beans

whole grains (oats, rye and whole wheat bread)

Whole grains (oats, wheat, quinoa and rice)

vegetables (mushrooms, kale, peas and asparagus)

Vegetables (kale and green beans)

Magnesium is another important nutrient in your body. It can be found naturally in bananas, dark leafy greens, nuts, seeds, fish, beans, whole grains, and avocados.

  • Magnesium helps to release energy from the food you eat.
  • It aids in the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
  • It supports electrolyte balance.
  • This mineral contributes to the maintenance of normal bones and teeth.

Magnesium food sources

Bananas

Bananas

Dark leafy greens

Dark leafy greens

Nuts

Nuts

Seeds

Seeds

fish (flounder, sardines, salmon and sole)

Fish (salmon, mackerel and halibut)

beans

Beans

whole grains (oats, rye and whole wheat bread)

Whole grains (wheats, oats, barley and quinoa)

Avocados

Avocados

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