I take 50 mg's a day of capsules, not tabs. I only take this amout because I do believe I'm getting it in my food, but I decided to hedge my bets.
I buy whatever they have on sale at Whole Foods or this other Health Food store I go to.
Zinc, a mineral, plays an important role in the formation of protein in the body and thus, assists in wound healing, blood formation, and general growth and maintenance of all tissues. Zinc also supports immune function and the storage, release, and function of insulin. Zinc is a component of many enzymes, so it is involved in most metabolic processes.