Beat Spring Colds 3x Faster

Dear Living Well Daily Reader,

Catching a springtime cold can really be miserable – especially if you already have seasonal allergies to boot.

The aches, pains, sniffling and coughing can make it difficult to do anything but lie around and wait for it to pass.

Fortunately, researchers from Finland have again proven that a common mineral can help you recover from a cold three times faster.

In fact, it could have you smelling the spring roses – instead of just blowing your nose – in no time.

I’m talking about zinc.

For years, folks have been taking this miracle mineral to help boost their immune systems.

And this recent meta-analysis shows why.

For the study, researchers from the University of Helsinki looked at three randomized controlled trials using zinc acetate lozenges to help fight the common cold.

After close examination, the researchers found something incredible…

Seventy percent of folks taking zinc lozenges had fully recovered from their cold by the fifth day. On the other hand, only 27 percent of folks not taking zinc had recovered.

That means you’re THREE TIMES more likely to be better after five days if you take zinc. That’s fewer days feeling sick and miserable.

The zinc doses in the meta-analysis varied between 80 mg and 92 mg per day, which you can get by taking zinc acetate lozenges several times a day.

It’s important to choose lozenges that don’t contain citric acid, because it can block your body from absorbing zinc.

You can get citric acid-free zinc acetate lozenges from lifeextension.com. Click here to check them out.

Live well,

Natalie Moore
Managing editor, Living Well Daily

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Sources

[1] Zinc acetate lozenges may increase the recovery rate from the common cold by 3 fold

Natalie Moore

Written By Natalie Moore

Natalie Moore is a dedicated health researcher with a passion for finding healthy, natural, and science-based solutions. After a decade of direct healthcare experience in western and natural medicine, she was involved in public health research before joining Living Well Daily.

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