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A 21-year-old male asked:

How should i take zinc acetate supplement of 50mg before or after meal?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Doesn't matter.: Just avoid taking it with foods that are high in calcium or phosphorus -- dairy products, beans, peas, nuts, beer, cola, etc. -- which can make it harder for your body to absorb it.
Last updated Jun 15, 2017


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