Tag: Cold

Zinc Within 24 Hours of Symptom Onset May Be Helpful for Common Cold. When given within 24 hours of onset of symptoms, zinc reduces the duration and severity of the common cold in healthy people, but specifics about dose, formulation, and duration are unclear. Zinc for the common cold. Click here to see foods with highest amount of Zinc. See also: Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Zinc. In particular - oysters contain more zinc per serving than any other food, but red meat and poultry provide the majority of zinc in the American diet. Other good food sources include beans, nuts, certain types of seafood (such as crab and lobster), whole grains, fortified breakfast cereals, and dairy products.

Mollusks, oyster, eastern, canned   Tag: Cold
18 Feb 2011

Fruit and Vegetable Supplement Can Reduce Severity of Cold Symptoms. A supplement based on fruit and vegetable extracts can reduce cold symptoms, a new study has found. Although people that were taking the supplement had the same number of colds as people taking a placebo, the severity of symptoms was reduced by 20%. Reduction of common cold symptoms by encapsulated juice powder concentrate of fruits and vegetables: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Beverages, vegetable and fruit juice blend, 100% juice, with added vitamins A, C, E   Tag: Cold
18 Jan 2011


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