It is no secret that the human body requires Zinc for the facilitation of various catalytic reactions as well as the optimization of different organ functions. Additionally, daily ingestion of zinc (in controlled proportions) can help inhibit the growth of prostate cancer cells. From a technical standpoint, it should be pointed out that the mineral is able to achieve this primarily by inhibiting a nuclear factor called κB, which in its most basic sense can be thought of as an antiapoptotic protein.