more on zinc
http://www.rowett.ac.uk/newsletter/Reso ... ticle4.pdf
In this article, John Beattie describes how dietary zinc intake may influence vascular health and disease. He demonstrates that the development of vascular disease is accelerated in marginal zinc defi ciency and investigates a mechanistic basis for this influence, possibly involving vascular smooth muscle structural proteins...
http://grande.nal.usda.gov/ibids/index. ... row=361901
Our data indicate that zinc is vital to vascular endothelial cell integrity, possibly by regulating signaling events to inhibit apoptotic cell death.
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