How Calcium interacts with zinc

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

It has been reported that high-calcium diets can lower zinc absorption, which may alter the effects of this nutrient and possibly the dose needed. (1)


  1. View Abstract: Wood RJ, Zheng JJ. High dietary calcium intakes reduce zinc absorption and balance in humans. Am J Clin Nutr. Jun1997;65(6):1803-9.