Zinc glycinate powder combines an essential nutrient and trace mineral, zinc, with the amino acid, glycine, which may help increase the absorption by the body.* The body requires zinc for normal function. Zinc is the second most abundant mineral in the body behind iron. Because Zinc is not produced by the body, we must get our Zinc from our diet. Zinc glycinate powder may help support immune function, the heart, skin, eyes, and oral health.* It may also support male reproductive health and promote healthy mood.** These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.