Zinc is an essential cofactor in more than 300 metabolic enzymes, and it is crucial for almost all metabolic processes in the animal. In addition, Zinc is involved in the synthesis and degradation of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, nucleic acid and the metabolism of other micronutrients. It stabilizes the molecular structure of cellular components and membranes, and it has a central role in immune system integrity.
PROVITA SUPPLEMENTS has succeeded in activating feed grade zinc oxide through a production process that modifies its functional properties particle size, and surface area, causing an increase in the amount of stored internal energy in the ZnO molecule. This, in turn, improves the physiochemical properties of MAXACTIVAT/Zn, making it more reactive when ingested by the animal. It’s simple a much more usable and effective form of ZnO.
When supplemented in high doses, conventional ZnO has been shown to help prevent diarrhea in weaned piglets because E. coli is reduced. However, the resulting risk of heavy metal contamination of the environment has led to a ban of high-dose dietary ZnO in piglet feed in the EU. Because of its activated nature, MAXACTIVAT/Zn has been proven to be a suitable alternative to high-dose ZnO.