Do you know, it is important to have 15mg zinc food in your daily meal. You heard it right! It helps in maintaining a sense of smell, keeping a healthy immune system, triggering enzymes, and creating DNA. Additionally, adequate zinc is required in bodybuilding diet for building proteins and optimal physical performance.
Below is an infographic by Dr.Axe listing top 14 foods that contain zinc .
Few people believe that plant based eaters are more likely to be zinc deficient. However, that’s just an another common myth about bodybuilding nutrition. Foods that contain zinc include pumpkin seeds, grass-fed beef, lamb, cashews, chickpeas, mushrooms, chicken, spinach and cocoa powder.