• Adding zinc to your diet of wine, coffee, and chocolate could make you live longer

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A new study suggests adding zinc to a diet including chocolate, coffee, and tea could help you live longer.
    It may reduce damage caused by oxidation.
    This is because the zinc combines with a molecule found in these foods to mimic an enzyme that breaks down superoxide.
    Superoxide damages proteins, lipids, and DNA, and contributes to ageing.
    Research has consistently shown that many vitamin supplements may essentially be useless. But one vitamin that is proven to be good for us is zinc, which is hard to get enough of in our daily diet.
    According to a new study, published in the journal...
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