Zinc is an important mineral for the proper functioning of hormones and insulin in our bodies. Ingested in foods such as fish, cereals and legumes, zinc is also important for sight, smell and memory. Zinc is the atomic number 30 chemical element.
Its symbol is Zn. Zinc is solid at room temperature. It is a moderately reactive metal, which combines with oxygen and other non-metals; it reacts with diluted acids by generating hydrogen