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Zinc Defend

(90 Lozenges)

$21 $24.95

Zinc Defend is ideal for:

  • Supporting healthy immune function*
  • Delicious mixed berry flavor with zero grams of sugar
  • Highly absorbable zinc and elderberry
  • Targeted absorption*
  • Excellent support for healthy skin*
  • Vegetarian and vegans

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Did you know that zinc is key to a strong immune system?

Your immune system is comprised of a number of biological processes working together to defend you; and zinc is involved in virtually every aspect of your immune response! Every cell in your body needs adequate levels of zinc to function properly, that's why it’s known as the “gatekeeper of immune function”.

Zinc + elderberry! Of all the fresh fruits and berries, elderberry is high in phytonutrient power! That’s why you’ll get 100 mg of elderberry fruit in each delicious lozenge.

If your diet doesn't include meat or fish, you may not have healthy zinc levels. Typically, our bodies get zinc from eating meat, and foods like legumes, seeds, nuts, and mushrooms are good sources, too. 

But please stay away from soy! Soy is rich in phytates, or phytic acid, which blocks the absorption of minerals, especially calcium, magnesium, copper, iron, and zinc.

Even if you’re a meat-eater, you may need more! Zinc deficiency is typically due to inadequate dietary consumption, chronic stress, or excessive alcohol intake. 

Supplementing with Zinc Defend can be an easy way to help maintain healthy levels of this powerful immune powerhouse. You’re going to love Zinc Defend! Each delicious, mixed berry flavored lozenge provides 25 mg zinc, and 100 mg elderberry fruit. Zinc Defend couldn’t be easier to take: just pop a tiny berry-flavored lozenge in your mouth and let it melt!

Maintaining optimal zinc levels in your body is such a simple, inexpensive way to support great health.*

The primary ingredients in Zinc Defend include zinc and elderberry fruit. For a complete list of ingredients, supplement facts, and other label information, check out the Nutrition tab on this page. 

For a complete list of ingredients, nutritional facts, and other label information, check out the Nutrition tab on this page.

Zinc Defend FAQs

FAQ: What is Zinc Defend?

Reignite WellnessZinc Defend is ideal for:

  • Supporting overall healthy immune function*
  • Delicious mixed berry flavored lozenge with zero grams of sugar
  • Highly absorbable zinc and elderberry 
  • Targeted absorption*
  • Excellent support for healthy skin*
  • Vegetarian and vegans

      FAQ: How do I take/use Zinc Defend?

      As a dietary supplement dissolve one Zinc Defend lozenge in your mouth once daily. Every berry flavored lozenge contains 25 mg of zinc, and 100 mg of elderberry fruit. For maximum absorption, it’s important to let the lozenge dissolve entirely, rather than chewing.

      As with all supplements, please check with your healthcare provider to be sure Zinc Defend is a good fit for your health and needs and to find out what dosage is right for you.

      FAQ: What is elderberry?

      Of all fresh fruits or berries, elderberry measures as one of the highest in phytonutrient power. It’s also one of the most commonly used botanicals in the world due to its properties and inflammatory processes within the body.*

      The flowers and berries of Sambucus nigra are most often used medicinally and contain a variety of flavonoids that support healthy immune system function.*

      Remember, your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you’re unhappy with a JJ Virgin product for any reason, just return it for a refund! Contact us at within 30 days of your purchase, and we’ll tell you how.. (Please note: you’re responsible for return shipping, and your refund does not include original shipping/handling costs.)

      And don’t forget to check out the Reviews tab on this page to find out what customers are saying about Zinc Defend!

      These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

      *Your results may vary. Everyone's body and experience is different, but we’ll be with you every step of the way.

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      Simple Science-Based Solutions to Better Your Life!

      With all the options you can choose from, you deserve to know the differences between what we’ve created for you and what’s out there on the market, as well as why we go to such great lengths to ensure the quality of your supplements.

      Effectiveness and Bioavailability

      First and foremost, the products you find here are crafted from the highest quality ingredients available. Rather than selecting ingredients for shelf life, we formulate supplements to enhance YOUR LIFE! That is why we opt for top-notch ingredients and focus on bioavailability and benefits. It might not matter to you that we use certain forms of nutrients instead of cheaper versions, but your body knows the difference.

      Produced in a Family-Owned Facility that Does Third-Party Testing

      A high percentage of supplements don’t even test positive for the ingredients they claim to contain! To avoid any risk of a big manufacturer cutting corners on the products we create for you, JJ made arrangements with a family-owned facility she knows well. (She was a sales representative for them long before she wrote four NY Times bestselling books to help people avoid unnecessary weight gain and painful exposure to food intolerances!) She went to the people she trusted, the people she’s seen ship back countless ingredients after their independent third-party tests did not confirm quality and efficacy. Any idea what happens to those returned ingredients? Yep – you guessed it. They go on to another manufacturer who does not invest in outside testing.

      The best part of JJ’s arrangement is that this is a family operation being passed down from generation to generation. That means no risk of a big buyout that would do away with the quality control measures JJ demands from the facility that creates your specialty supplement formulas.

      Taste & Consistency

      You won’t find a creamier shake that provides as much protein, with as little sugar, and ZERO exposure to the 7 high food intolerance foods. You won’t find bars that avoid the harmful proteins in gluten, soy, dairy, egg, peanuts, and corn that taste anywhere near as delicious as what JJ has created for you. Your satisfaction is guaranteed, and you can rest assured the shakes and bars you fall in love with now will remain consistent in their tasty flavor and creamy texture.

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      About JJ Virgin

      JJ Virgin owned a beautiful high-end gym in Palm Springs and catered to the Hollywood elite who needed to prepare for starring roles and world tours. She was the nutrition and fitness expert on Dr. Phil and other major TV shows (ranging from Freaky Eaters to The Doctors), and print media authorities relied on her expertise. She had all the success a certified nutritionist and trainer could want. But when she made an important discovery – almost by accident – she left all that behind to stop the needless suffering and weight gain caused by undiagnosed food intolerances.

      Nutrition and fitness theory has always relied on the calories-in-calories-out model that declares your weight is simply a function of how much you eat and exercise. However, JJ saw firsthand that this was definitely not the case. Even when she sequestered challenging weight loss cases at a retreat where she controlled what they ate and how much they worked out, there were people who still GAINED weight. So she got curious – very curious.

      Since JJ supported the foremost doctors and NDs with their most challenging patients, she had access to the best nutraceuticals and tests. Combining data from the doctors she worked with and clients who trusted her to find a solution to their non-stop weight struggles, JJ found that there were 7 foods that cause the body to react by protecting itself with extra fat, inflammation, skin issues, and more. She narrowed the offending foods down to the 7 most common and used that as the starting point for what evolved into her NY Times bestselling books The Virgin Diet and The Virgin Diet Cookbook.

      The 7 High Food Intolerance Foods (she dubbed them the 7 HiFI foods) were removed from the diets of hundreds of willing clients for 21 days, long enough for antibody production to slow or stop. Then, one at a time for one week each, the 7 foods were reintroduced. The results were astonishing! The simple removal of these foods reduced weight significantly, plus eliminated joint pain, headaches, and skin issues, leaving both JJ and her test subjects happily shocked. The reintroduction process caused the symptoms to return, widely more apparent since antibodies were no longer present. This inspired a full-scale test of the Virgin Diet protocol and, later, the launch of the books.

      You might be wondering what all this has to do with the products you’re looking at here on the JJ Virgin Store? To answer that question, you need to know that the 7 HiFI foods JJ discovered were corn, gluten, eggs, dairy, soy, peanuts, and sugar or artificial sweeteners.

      (You can learn more about the 7 HiFI foods in the free PDF download HERE.)

      As it turns out, most shakes, bars, and supplements include one or more of these foods under sneaky names that you’d have to be a food detective to recognize. JJ had a rapidly growing family of people relying on her to guide them away from these 7 Hi FI foods, and that meant they needed safe protein shakes at the very least. One majorly successful part of the Virgin Diet is starting your day with a power-packed protein shake, but… JJ could not find ONE brand on the market that met her stringent requirements and tasted anywhere near delicious.

      She went back to her roots, to the same community of high-end nutraceutical creators, doctors,  and NDs that she had first shared her discoveries with. She banded together a network of caring professionals to source the best ingredients and formulate a tasty line of nutritious shakes and bars, as well as exceptionally high-quality supplements that are free from the 7 foods. She also built and educated the team that supports you when you shop here on this store.

      It has been a long and amazing journey in order for JJ Virgin and this entire team to touch so many lives. So what’s your health goal? How can we help you? Check out some of the stories of people just like you on the reviews tab, and then reach out to let us know how we can best support you.

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