All sex hormones need “zinc finger” (two atoms of zinc on the C binding domain receptor) to take their signal and deliver it into the gene.
Zinc induces cancer cell death in some cancer cell lines like human melanoma cancer.
Zinc acts like a natural antibiotic protecting your lungs, your gut lining and even your skin from cystic acne.
Zinc and pre and probiotics reduce diarrhea caused by radiation in some cancer treatments. (Anticancer Res. 2015 Oct;35(10):5687-92)
Zinc is an amazing mineral and many of us are deficient in our diets or in our digestion of a sufficient diet.
Test zinc: Do the liquid zinc sulfate test and see if you have adequate zinc stores to taste the sulfur flavor. You can buy this type of liquid zinc at a health food store.