Zinc Deficiency

Zinc is involved in over 100 metabolic enzymes, is an important mineral for immune function and is a rate limiting mineral for the conversion of T4 to T3 in thyroid conditions. White spots on the fingernails may be a sign of zinc deficiency.

Naturopathic Approach

A naturopathic approach to treating someone with zinc deficiency is to have them eat zinc containing foods and to give them zinc! Really I just want to end my list of what we treat with something that began with a “z”.