Zinc is called the element of health and beauty for a good reason. This micro-element plays an important role in many processes that occur in the body. It helps maintain healthy skin, hair and nails. It supports the function of the brain and sex hormones. Unsurprisingly, when this element is in short supply, our body ’goes on strike’. TIENS Zinc preparation helps to preserve its healthy levels.

Zinc is one the micro-elements essential for the proper function of the body. It is required for the activity of over 200 different enzymes including those involved in protein, DNA and RNA synthesis. It is also responsible for correct division of cells. For this reason, it is particularly important for the development of the foetus (it may prevent defects of the neural tube, for instance). An important role of zinc is as well the maintenance of correct levels of vitamin A in blood plasma, which is crucial for healthy eyesight.

This trace element ensures a proper function of the skin and mucous membranes, hence it play a key role in keeping a healthy appearance. An easy to identify signal of its deficiency sent by our body can be skin imperfections or nails and hair that lose shine and become brittle. Zinc is essential for many hormones, for example the growth hormone or gonadotrophins — hormones responsible for healthy genital development (particularly in boys).

Zinc also contributes to the maintenance of normal testosterone levels in the blood, as well as contributes to normal fertility and reproduction.

Zinc is supplied to the body mainly in the diet. The largest amounts of this element can be found in calf, pork and chicken liver, seafood (e.g. oysters, crabs), legumes, wholegrain bread, pumpkin seeds, nuts, eggs, rennet cheeses, meat (especially red) and groats. Individuals at risk of zinc deficiencies are ones on a low-calorie diet, vegetarians, people consuming a lot of sweets, pregnant women, elderly and children.

In the case of zinc deficiency, apart from a well-balanced diet, supplementation may prove helpful. TIENS Zinc preparation helps maintain proper zinc levels in the body.

In the new generation of TIENS Zinc, this essential element is enriched in a form of chelated zinc form - zinc bisglycinate. Zinc bisglycinate is a chemical form of organic zinc, chelated (linked) by two molecules of amino acid, in this case glycine. Multiple studies confirmed, that chelated forms of some minerals, including zinc, present better absorption than inorganic or organic salt forms. Zinc bisglycinate is for example about 40% to 50% better absorbed and bioavailable than zinc gluconate. Better absorption occurs due to amino acid ligands helping zinc to be more efficiently transported through the membranes. Amino acid ligands help maintain zinc's solubility in the gastrointestinal tract, which can later be absorbed using amino acid transporters. Additionally, glucose and chicken egg protein powder, exhibiting the highest biological value — considered superior compared to other types of protein as it contains large amounts of essential amino acids, that is ones that need to be supplied with food.

Net content: 18,62 g (60 capsules x 310,25mg)

Ingredients with nutritional and/or physiological effect:


in 2 capsules (recommended daily portion)

in 4 capsules (recommended daily portion)

% NRV*

Anhydrous glucose

280 mg

560 mg


Egg white powder

100 mg

200 mg



3 mg

6 mg

30% / 60%

*NRV: Nutrient Reference Value

** NRV not established


Ingredients: anhydrous glucose, bovine gelatin (hard capsule shell), egg white powder, microcrystalline cellulose (bulking agent), zinc bisglycinate, silicon dioxide (anti-caking agent).

Recommended daily portion: Take 2-4 capsules per day after your meals. Do not exceed recommended daily portion. Do not take food supplements as a substitute for a varied, balanced diet. A healthy lifestyle and balanced diet are important.

Batch / Best before: see the bottom of the package.

Storage conditions: Keep in a dry and cool place. Keep out of reach of young children.

Distributed by: TIENS UK Ltd, Unit 1 Colindale Business Centre, 126-128 Colindale Ave, London NW9 5HD United Kingdom.      

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