By any standards, October must be said to be a colorful month. The trees are full of autumn leaves in a hundred shades of red, yellow and orange, and shops, streets, and jacket lapels are filled with pink ribbons, symbolizing the global fight against breast cancer. However, it is easy to take steps that can help improve breast health.
The onset of cold and flu season serves as a reminder of the critical importance of maintaining adequate stores of the mineral zinc. While best known for its role in fighting colds and flus, zinc has far-ranging effects on human health, from strengthening the body’s immune defenses to promoting optimal growth and development.
By Clyde Pepper