Zinc Deficiency; Symptoms, Treatment & Zinc Rich Foods

2) Growth retardation

zinc deficiency, Zinc deficiency symptoms
zinc deficiency

If the mother during pregnancy or breastfeeding was zinc deficient, that will cause the infant to have growth retardation. Zinc is important for brain development and other body tissues. The mother should have a high zinc food diet and supplement to maximize the child’s growth and prevent growth retardation.