Zinc is a cofactor in over 300 enzymes in the body. It promotes healthy skin, nails and hair, our sense of taste and healthy vision. Zinc also promotes the synthesis of collagen in bone tissue, supports cell growth and development, and the formation of DNA. It exerts antioxidant activity, can support a healthy immune system, and supports healthy male reproductive function. The patented chelated form of zinc in this formulation helps to promote optimal absorption.