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Type O with Too Much Zinc?


QUESTION

Can Type O's ingest too much zinc?


ANSWER

Sure. Anyone can ingest too much zinc. This can be a problem when taking a multitude of different supplements, all containing "safe" amounts of zinc, but which together amount to a toxic dose. In general, one should avoid taking more than 15 mg daily unless under the supervision of a trained professional. Zinc has very paradoxical effects in the BODY



The Ask Dr. D'Adamo internet advice column ran from 1996 to 2009, at which time Dr. D'Adamo's teaching and programming responsibilities no longer allowed him to devote time and resources to directly answering visitor questions. However we've recently reorganized this treasure-trove of material and made it again available to his readership. He occasionally posts new entries. These are marked with a NEW tag.



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