Zinc is an essential mineral that plays a crucial role in several bodily functions, such as immune function, wound healing, cell growth, and metabolism.

 The recommended daily intake (RDI) for zinc is 11 mg for men & 8 mg for women. Pregnant and breastfeeding women have 12 mg and 13 mg per day, respectively.

 Best Sources of Zinc · Oysters · Beef · Pork · Lamb · Chicken · Turkey

 · Fish, such as salmon, sardines, and crab · Eggs · Dairy products · Nuts · Cashews · Almonds · pumpkin seeds

 · beans · lentils · peas · oats · brown rice Slide

 Oysters are the best food source of zinc, with a single 3-ounce serving providing over 70 milligrams of zinc. This is more than six times the RDI for men.

 Beef is another good source of zinc, with a 3-ounce serving providing about 7 milligrams of zinc.

 Nuts and seeds, such as cashews, almonds, and pumpkin seeds Legumes, such as beans, lentils, and peas Whole grains, such as oats and brown rice

 Eat whole grains instead of refined grains. Snack on nuts and seeds. Add legumes to your meals.