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I read somewhere that Zinc is a vital element for brain health. just wondering if anyone is taking supplemental Zinc and if so how much and how effective do they think it is?


According to the Chicago Tribune: "A diet high in zinc may help the brain make a chemical that prevents epileptic seizures. It's the neurotransmitter GABA, important for many brain functions. Says UCLA neuroscientist Barry Sterman: Zinc is the building block for GABA, and GABA stops seizures."

30 milligrams of zinc is recommend by Recent-Health-Research, but I would definitely check with your neuro or internist first.    Phylis Feiner Johnson

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