Minerals

 

Minerals are inorganic elements that come from the earth, soil, and water and are absorbed by plants. Animals and humans absorb minerals from the plants they eat. Minerals are essential for body functioning and structure. They help to build body tissues (e.g. bone) and to regulate metabolic activities. 

Minerals
Chromium Picolinate 200 mcg (Item #630)

Chromium is an essential mineral important for regulating sugar metabolism. Because the average American diet lacks adequate chromium, and because a high prevalence of metabolic issues existing in this country, chromium is needed more than ever to assist. n addition, large intakes of refined carbohydrates actually depletes chromium stores in the body. Chromium works closely with insulin to help cells utilize glucose (blood sugar). Those with blood sugar issues should consult their health care practitioner before using this product.

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Iron Complex 29 mg PR (Item #619)

Iron is an essential nutrient for humans. As a component of red blood cells, it helps store and deliver oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. It is also a key factor in energy metabolism, DNA synthesis, and an essential cofactor in the synthesis of neurotransmitters such as dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin. The best food sources of iron are red meat, poultry, shellfish and legumes. The World Health Organization considers iron deficiency to be the largest nutritional disorder in the world.
Many do not consume enough iron on a daily basis and/or lose significant amounts. Vegetarians and adolescents typically do not meet iron recommendations. Those who exercise regularly, donate blood, have malabsorption...Full Details

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Kelp (Iodine) 225 mcg (Item #614)

Kelp is a naturally rich source of nutrients, especially iodine. A healthy thyroid requires iodine to function properly. It utilizes iodine to manufacture the hormone thyroxine which supports metabolism. Our Kelp tabs provide a natural source of iodine.

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Magnesium Glycinate (Item #693)

Magnesium is the second most abundant element inside human cells, and the fourth most abundant positively charged ion in the human body.Within the body’s cells, it serves literally hundreds of functions. Magnesium ions regulate over 300 biochemical reactions in the body through their role as enzyme co-factors. They also play a vital role in the reactions that generate and use ATP, the fundamental unit of energy within the body’s cells. As one of the most common co-factors in the body, magnesium’s presence is crucial to glucose and fat breakdown; production of proteins, enzymes, and antioxidants such as glutathione; creation of DNA and RNA; and regulation of cholesterol production. Magnesium also plays a vital...Full Details

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Mag Relax® (Item #611)

Magnesium is an essential nutrient required to maintain a healthy body. Research shows that 72% of adults in America do not receive the recommended daily intake (RDI) for magnesium. It is often thought that magnesium needs can be easily met through a daily multiple vitamin, but multiple vitamins containing magnesium typically only consist of 10% of the magnesium required daily. The inadequate intake of magnesium can lead to many health consequences due to magnesium's diverse roles in the body. The importance of magnesium includes calcium utilization, bone and heart health. In addition, magnesium has been shown to support muscle discomfort, relax nerves and help improve sleep. Our magnesium powder is a water-soluble form of magnesium designed...Full Details