Studies related to Dysgeusia and Zinc

Zinc Supplementation Improved Cognitive Performance And Taste Acuity In Indian Adolescent Girls

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 180
Sex Female
Age Range 7-12, 13-17
Notes for this study:
In adolescent girls who were mostly zinc deficient, supplementation of zinc (20mg via either food or an ayurvedic formulation) over the course of 10 weeks was associated with improvements in taste acuity and cognition.

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