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6 Important Nutrients to Weight Loss

2. Zinc

This is an essential nutrient when it comes to maintaining a healthy immune system, but Livestrong also notes this naturally occurring element can help you lower the reading at the scale.

The online source cites a 2013 study that showed obese individuals often have low levels of zinc in their systems. Another study the same year showed that by adding 30-micrograms of zinc gluconate per day (through a supplement) showed a reduction in weight among other benefits.


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