Zinc is a mineral referred to as ‘essential trace element’ because very small amounts of zinc are necessary for human health. Common dietary sources of zinc include red meat, poultry, and fish. Zinc is used in the treatment of various conditions including osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
Zinc Citrate is a zinc salt of citric acid used as a dietary supplement for the treatment of zinc deficiency. It is absorbed well when taken orally.