"This is a must for me before bed - helps me sleep and I definitely recover better when I take them " - Sean
Our Zinc and Magnesium is a blend of essential vitamins and minerals which is usually taken before bed to combat tiredness and fatigue.
Infused with Vitamin B6 and Copper for added support, the synergistic blend is widely used amongst athletes or those undertaking regular exercise who experience increased mineral losses through sweating.
All four active ingredients in our ‘Zinc and Magnesium’ tablets are essential, this means they cannot be produced in the body and must be consumed through diet or supplementation.
Each ingredient also has the ability to cross the blood-brain barrier, contributing to neurological function. For this reason, Zinc and Magnesium is widely considered a pre-bed supplement and is strongly linked with improvements in sleep quality. In addition to brain support, Protein Works Zinc and Magnesium tablets also contribute to muscle growth, immune function, and bone strength.
Zinc: Typically found in shellfish and other seafood, the mighty mineral also contributes to brain function and bone development and is used widely in the cosmetic industry as it assists in the maintenance of hair, skin and nails. From a sports performance perspective, Zinc also has shown to be an important factor in converting fats and carbohydrates into energy to be used by the body, allowing your fuel to be used more effectively during a workout. To ensure maximum effectiveness of Zinc supplementation - each tablet contains 30mg/300% NRV (3 times the recommended daily intake of Zinc).
Magnesium: Magnesium also contributes to a wide range of physiological functions. Commonly found in kale, legumes and seafood the fatigue-fighting, energy-boosting mineral is widely considered a nutritional powerhouse performing a whole host of benefits in the human body. Each serving of Zinc and Magnesium contains more than half of your daily needs, supplying 150mg of magnesium in its most bioavailable form (Magnesium Citrate).
Copper Citrate and Vitamin B6: For additional cognitive and fatigue-fighting support, copper and Vitamin B6 have also been added. Both have benefits relating to normal energy metabolism, assisting in fatigue prevention. Additionally, the benefits of B6 include supporting immune function and protein metabolism. Each serving of Zinc and Magnesium contains two-thirds of your daily copper needs (750µg/75% NRV) and almost three times the daily requirement for Vitamin B6.
For optimal results, we recommend taking one capsule of Zinc and Magnesium roughly 30-60 minutes before bed.
Athletes and individuals who exercise regularly are at higher risk of Zinc and Magnesium deficiency. This is because increased minerals are lost through sweating, potentially leading to fatigue and reduced muscle function.
Our Zinc and Magnesium tablets will fend off exercise-induced deficiency by providing each ingredient in their purest form. When buying Zinc and Magnesium it is important to consider how much will actually be absorbed by the body. Recommended by performance nutritionists, Magnesium Citrate is known to have a greater bioavailability compared with Magnesium Oxide; the form commonly used by other brands.
It's important to note that Zinc and Magnesium can be used in conjunction with other vitamin supplements because of its incredible versatility. We recommend taking them with Vitamin D3, allowing your body to receive more body boosting properties. Vitamin D3 compliments the powerful effects Zinc and magnesium can have on your body and only improves them further. With them both being easy to consume tablets you can take them wherever or whenever you wish, simplicity at its best.
* Disclaimer: Customer reviews are independent and based on personal experience. Individual results may vary. Products designed to be taken in conjunction with a balanced diet and training plan. Nutritional Information per serving based on Unflavoured.