Saturday, June 9, 2012

Zinc & the Common Cold

Have we all have heard about the beneficial effects of zinc on the common cold?

A study published in the Canadian Medical Associates Journal shows oral zinc can lessen the effects of the common cold by from one to six days. However, many people experienced nausea.  Moreover, the zinc did not lessen the severity of the coughing, sneezing and congestion.  The study found that the best preparation of zinc was zinc acetate.

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