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Category: Zinc Deficiency

Study Links This Mineral Deficiency with Worse COVID Outcomes

  Since the virus that causes COVID is so new, relatively speaking, prospective studies on the link between nutrients and COVID outcomes are limited.  In this rare prospective study on COVID patients that were hospitalized, researchers found that over half of the patients were zinc deficient, and those with lower zinc tended to have worse outcomes. A prospective study is one in which two groups of patients are monitored over time for a certain outcome and some variable (zinc ... Read More
at Friday, April 30, 2021