Zinc is involved in many processes in the body and for optimum absorption needs to be in an optimal balance with copper as zinc supplementation alone has been known to cause a deficiency in copper. Zinc is provided in succinate and citrate forms to enhance absorption. Zinc and copper contribute to the normal functioning of the immune system. Note: This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, nor should supplements be used as a substitute for a balanced diet. Not intended for pregnant/breastfeeding mothers or children under 18. Do not exceed the recommended dose.