Zinc eaten at levels found in biofortified crops reduces ‘wear and tear’ on DNA

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170103084620.htm

A new study shows that a modest 4 milligrams of extra zinc a day in the diet can have a profound, positive impact on cellular health that helps fight infections and diseases. This amount of zinc is equivalent to what biofortified crops like zinc rice and zinc wheat can add to the diet of vulnerable, nutrient deficient populations.

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