Zinc Content of Foodstuffs


  • School of Tropical Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, Calcutta, India


The recent discovery of the human zinc deficiency syndrome in the Middle East and the subsequent recommendation of the dietary allowance of zinc, have raised the mineral to a new plane of nutritional significance in man. As a result, interest in the zinc content of food articles and whole diets has been renewed in many countries.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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