It has been shown that a zinc deficiency leads to changes in the hippocampus and the prefrontal cortex of the brain. Zinc deficiency also leads to excessive amounts of glutamate activity in the brain. This leads to brain inflammation and excessive free radicals and oxidative stress.
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