Zinc-rich foods if you're vegetarian
Vegetarians should not worry too much either because nuts, especially cashews, and pulses also contain zinc.
However, it is important to note that where the proteins in meat enhance the absorption of zinc into the body, phytates which are found in plant-based sources inhibit absorption which means that it may take a higher initial consumption of zinc-rich foods for you to meet your daily requirements.
Fortunately, many processed foods such as
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