Did you know?

Zinc is an essential trace mineral that maintains a healthy immune system. You need a minimum of 8-11 mg/day.

The best sources of zinc are Oysters, Beef, Pork, lentils and cheese

Include these following foods in your diet and build a STRONGER IMMUNE SYSTEM!

1/2 Cup/125 ml of Ricotta cheese may have 1-2 mg of zinc

¾ Cup/175 ml Yogurt may have 2 mg of zinc

Make these two as snacks. Spread ricotta on whole wheat crackers or add sliced fruit to your favourite yogurt.
¾ cup (175 ml) of Beans and Lentils may have 1-2 mg of zinc. Purée beans or lentils with a little water and add it to hamburger mixtures, casseroles, soups, stews or pasta sauces.

Source: https://www.unlockfood.ca/en/Articles/Vitamins-and-Minerals/-What-You-Need-to-Know-about-Zinc.aspx