Nature’s most important fertility mineral - supporting hormonal balance, cell growth and development.
The NRV recommends 10mg of Zinc is per day, Her.9 contains 15mg, 150% of the NRV (this amounts to roughly 595 pumpkin seeds)
- Creation of DNA
- Growth and development
- Healthy fertility and hormonal balance
Zinc plays an essential role in the construction of a baby’s cells and DNA during fertility and pregnancy. The nutrient is vital for cell division and tissue growth, supporting normal development as the foetus grows.
Consuming the recommended amount of Zinc during pregnancy has various other benefits for the foetus. Zinc is found in high concentrations within the brain and therefore is important for normal brain function contributing to all future learning and development of the child. It also helps to by ensuring a healthy number of antibodies are maintained.
Zinc is as important for the mothers’ health as it is their baby’s. The nutrient helps to build a robust immune system in the foetus whilst also support that of the mother’s, protecting them from infections and ensuring wounds heal.
Unfortunately, it is estimated that over 80% of pregnant women worldwide have an inadequate zinc intake. Since this mineral is involved in so many biological processes getting the right amount of zinc in your diet should not be overlooked.
- Whole grains
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