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  • Vitamin A - is a fat soluble vitamin with three major functions in the body: 1) It helps cells differentiate normally; this is especially pertinent during pregnancy for a developing embryo. 2) It maintains healthy cells in the eye and is required for the transduction of light. 3) It may be required for normal reproductive function in both males and females. Beta-carotene is an antioxidant found in plants that the body converts to Vitamin As. Deficiency is characterized by poor night vision, dry skin, increased risk of infection and metaplasia (a precancerous condition). Severe deficiency is characterized by blindness. Vitamin A is found in liver and dairy products and Beta-carotene is found in dark green and yellow-orange vegetable. Back to Index

  • Vitamin B6 - is a water-soluble vitamin that is used by the body to process amino acids. It is thus vital in creation of proteins, hormones and neurotransmitters. Vitamin B6--in conjunction with Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid--lowers homocysteine levels, an amino acid that is linked to heart disease and stroke. Vitamin B6 deficiency is characterized by impaired immunity, skin lesions and mental confusion. Vitamin B6 is found in potatoes, bananas, lentils, liver turkey and tuna. Back to Index

  • Vitamin B12 - is a water-soluble vitamin required for DNA replication and nerve cell activity. Vitamin B12 acts with Folic Acid and Vitamin B6 to control homocysteine levels--an amino acid linked to heart disease and stroke. Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with fatigue. Vitamin B12 is found in all foods of animal origin including dairy, eggs, meat, poultry and fish. Back to Index

  • Vitamin C - is a water-soluble vitamin that has quite a few biological functions. It acts as an antioxidant, especially protecting LDL cholesterol from oxidative damage. Vitamin C. The antioxidant properties of Vitamin C are also though to protect smokers, as well as people exposed to second hand smoke, from the harmful effects of free radicals. Vitamin C is needed to make collagen, a substance used to strengthen many parts of the body such as muscles and blood vessels. Vitamin C also plays a role in wound healing and as an antihistamine. Fatigue, easy bruising and bleeding gums are early signs of Vitamin C deficiency. Scurvy occurs during severe deficiency. Some sources of Vitamin C are broccoli, red peppers, potatoes, citrus fruits and strawberries. Back to Index

  • Vitamin D - is a fat soluble vitamin who's most important role is maintaining adequate levels of calcium in the blood by increasing absorption of calcium from food and reducing calcium loss in the urine. Vitamin D also plays a role in blood cell formation and is involved in cell differentiation and insulin production. Deficiency is characterized by a softening of the bones. In children, Vitamin D deficiency is called rickets. Vitamin D is often fortified in foods and is found in cod liver oil. The majority of Vitamin D however is made in the body during a chemical reaction that starts with sunlight exposure to the skin. Back to Index

  • Vitamin E - is a fat-soluble vitamin that acts as an antioxidant that protects cell membranes and cholesterols from damage. Some studies suggest that supplementing with Vitamin E can reduce the risk of heart attacks. Vitamin E also plays a role in the body's ability to process glucose. Vitamin E deficiency is rare, but is characterized by an increased risk of arthritis and major depression. Vitamin E is found in wheat germ, nuts and seeds, whole grains, egg yolks and leafy green vegetables. Back to Index

  • Vitamin K - is a fat soluble vitamin needed for proper bone formation and blood clotting. Vitamin K fulfills this function by helping the body transport calcium. VItamin K deficiency is characterized by uncontrolled bleeding. Vitamin K is found in spinach, kale, collards and broccoli to name a few. Back to Index

  • Biotin - is a water-soluble vitamin that acts as a coenzyme in the metabolism of protein, fats and carbohydrates. While uncommon, deficiency in biotin can cause hair loss, anemia and nausea. Some sources of Biotin include oatmeal, egg yolk, soy, bananas, peanuts and mushrooms. Back to Index

  • Folic Acid - is a water-soluble vitamin needed for cell replication and growth. Since Folic Acid forms the building blocks of DNA and RNA, rapidly generating tissues such as red blood cells and cells in a fetus have a high need for Folic Acid. Folic Acid acts with Vitamin B12 and Vitamin B6 to control homocysteine levels--an amino acid linked to heart disease and stroke. Folic acid can be found in beans, leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, meat and is often fortified in grain products in the United States. Back to Index

  • Niacin - is a water-soluble vitamin that is used in the processing of energy from carbohydrates. Niacin deficiency is characterized by loss of appetite, skin rash, diarrhea and emotional disturbance. Good sources of Niacin are peanuts, brewer's yeast, fish and meat. Back to Index

  • Pantothenic Acid - is a water-soluble vitamin involved in the Kreb's cycle to produce energy and is also needed to make the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. It is also essential in releasing energy from fats and synthesizing cholesterol. Pantothenic Acid deficiencies are rare and are characterized by mood disorders. Liver, yeast and salmon all have high concentrations of pantothenic acid. Back to Index

  • Riboflavin - is a water-soluble vitamin needed to process amino acids and fats and also to activate Vitamin B6 and Folic Acid. Chronic fatigue syndrome is often an indicator of Riboflavin deficiency. Riboflavin is found in dairy products, eggs and meat. Back to Index

  • Thiamine - is a water-soluble vitamin needed to process carbohydrates, fat and protein. Nerve cells also require Thiamine to function normally. Fatigue, heart and kidney can occur in a deficient individually. Thiamine is found in whole wheat, peas, beans, fish, peanuts and meat. Back to Index


  • Calcium - is the most abundant, essential mineral in the human body and is needed to for bones and teeth and is also required for blood clotting, transmission of nerve cell signals, and muscle contraction. Calcium is also important in preventing osteoporosis. Osteoporosis, osteomalacia and rickets are all symptoms of Calcium and/or Vitamin D deficiency. Calcium is found in dairy products, salmon, green leafy vegetables and tofu, but most people eat below the recommended amount of calcium and should consider a supplement. Back to Index

  • Chromium - is an essential mineral that helps the body maintain normal blood sugar levels. Chromium has also been associated with increased fat loss and lean muscle growth. Diabetes has been associated with low chromium levels. Chromium is found in brewer's yeast and also in some grains and cereals. Back to Index

  • Copper - is an essential element that is needed to: absorb and utilize iron, create some antioxidants, harvest energy from food and synthesize collagen. Many people consume slightly less than adequate levels of copper. Copper deficiency can result in anemia, lower levels of good cholesterol and cardiac arrhythmias. Oysters, nuts, potatoes and many vegetables and meats are sources of copper. Back to Index

  • Iodine - is a trace mineral needed to make thyroid hormones. Deficiency can cause low thyroid function, goiter or cretinism. Seafood and sea vegetables as well as iodized salt are sources of iodine. Back to Index

  • Iron - is an essential mineral that, among other things, is part of hemoglobin--the oxygen carrying component of the blood. Iron deficiency is characterized by chronic fatigue. Iron is also needed to create ATP--the molecule used by our cells for energy--so even non-anemic individuals can become fatigued if they are low on iron. Over-supplementation of iron is harmful, especially in children. Iron is found in oysters, meat, poultry, fish, leafy green vegetables and molasses. Back to Index

  • Magnesium - is an essential mineral needed for bone, protein and fatty acid formation. It is also needed to make new cells, activate B Vitamins, relaxing muscles, clotting blood and the formation of the energy molecule ATP. Magnesium deficiency can cause many problems including fatigue, abnormal heart rhythms, muscle weakness and pain, depression, loss of appetite, listlessness and potassium depletion. Nuts, grains, beans, dark green vegetables and fish contain significant amounts of Magnesium. Back to Index

  • Manganese - is an essential mineral needed for healthy skin, bone and cartilage formation as well as glucose tolerance. It is also required to activate important antioxidant enzymes. People with osteoporosis are often deficient in manganese. Nuts, seeds, wheat germ, wheat bran, leafy vegetables, tea and pineapple are all good sources of manganese. Back to Index

  • Molybdenum - is an essential mineral needed for the proper function of many enzymes, and the metabolism of iron. Molybdenum is also involved in detoxifying sulfites. Molybdenum deficiency has not been reported in humans. Molybdenum is found in vegetables if they are grown in molybdenum rich soil as well as hard tap water. Back to Index

  • Phosphorus - is an essential mineral that is important in bone formation, as well as creation of cell membranes. Phosphate containing molecules are also important in aerobic exercise. Phosphorus deficiency is rare but can result in bone loss. Protein-rich foods and cereal grains are high in phosphorus. Also, soft-drinks generally have a significant amount of phosphorus. Back to Index

  • Potassium - is an essential mineral needed to regulate water balance, levels of acidity, blood pressure and neuromuscular function. It also plays a critical role in the transmission of electrical impulses in the heart. Potassium deficiency can lead to heart arrhythmias. Potassium is found in most fruits as well as beans and milk. Back to Index

  • Selenium - is an essential mineral that activates cancer-fighting antioxidants, is essential for healthy immune function, activates thyroid hormones and is important in male fertility. Selenium deficiency has been associated with increased risk of heart disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Brazil nuts, yeast, whole grains and seafood are good sources of Selenium. Back to Index

  • Zinc - is an essential mineral that is a component of more than 300 enzymes needed to repair wounds, maintain fertility in adults and growth in children, synthesize protein, help cells reproduce, preserve vision, boost immunity, protect against free-radical damage and more. Zinc deficiency can lower the immune system, cause poor vision and reduce wound healing time. Good sources of zinc include oysters, meat, eggs, seafood, black-eyed peas tofu and wheat germ. Back to Index

Amino Acids

  • Alanine - is a non-essential amino acid that may play a role in supporting prostate health. As with other amino acids, it is required to build protein. Back to Index

  • Arginine - is a non-essential amino acid that assists in wound healing, removes excess ammonia in the body, stimulates immune function and promotes secretion of several hormones including glucagon, insulin and growth hormone. As with other amino acids, it is required to build protein. Back to Index

  • Aspartic Acid - Increases stamina and boosts energy. Beneficial for neuro disorders. Excellent for athletes, aids in cell function and the function of RNA and DNA which are the carriers of genetic information. Back to Index

  • Carnatine - An amino acid that helps deliver fat to the mitochondria assisting energy production. Works synergistically with CoQ10. Back to Index

  • Cystine/Cysteine - Essential in the production of collagen , provides proper elasticity and permeability texture to ligaments, tendons and connective tissue. Back to Index

  • Glutamic Acid - Is an excitatory neurotransmitter that increases the firing of neurons in the central nervous system. A major excitatory neuro transmitter in the brain and spinal cord. Aids in the transportation of potassium across the blood-brain barrier, metabolizes sugar and fat. Back to Index

  • Glycine - Essential for the repairing of and healing damaged tissue from joints, ligaments and tendons. Back to Index

  • Histidine - Essential in the growth and repair of tissues. Important for the maintenance of the Myelin sheet that protects the nerve cells, needed for the production of both red and white cells. Back to Index

  • Isoleucine - An essential amino acid. Essential for hemoglobin formation. Stabilizes and regulates blood sugar and energy levels. Increases endurance and aids in the healing and repair of muscle tissue. Back to Index

  • Lysine - An essential amino acid. Essential in collagen formation. Aids in tissue and connective repair from joint, ligaments and tendons. Because it helps to build muscle protein, it is good for those recovering from surgery and sports injury. It also lowers serum triglyceride levels. Back to Index

  • Leucine - An essential amino acid. Protects muscles and acts as a fuel. Promotes the healing of bones, skin and muscle tissues, recommended for those recovering from injury and/or surgery. Aids in increasing growth hormone production. Back to Index

  • Methionine - An essential amino acid. Protects muscles and acts as a fuel. Promotes the healing of bones, skin and muscle tissues, recommended for those recovering from injury and/or surgery. Aids in increasing growth hormone production. Back to Index

  • Phenylalanine - An essential amino acid. Used to synthesize two key neurotransmitters that promote alertness. Helps elevate mood and may decrease pain. Back to Index

  • Proline - Important in preventing collagen loss. It also helps the healing of cartilage and strengthening of joints, tendons, and heart muscle. Back to Index

  • Serine - Essential for proper metabolism of fat and fatty acids, the growth of muscle, and the maintenance of healthy immune system. Aids in the production of immunoglobins and antibodies. Back to Index

  • Threonine - An essential amino acid. Essential in the formation of collagen and elastin. Aids in the liver and lipotropic functions. Essential in central nervous system and skeletal muscles. Helps prevent fatty buildup in the liver. Enhances immune system by aiding in the production of antibodies. Back to Index

  • Tryptophan - An essential amino acid. A safe, natural, nonprescription to support better mood. May help relieve anxiety and depressive feelings, and may support the body's ability to control hyperactivity. Necessary for the production of vitamin B3 used by the brain to produce Serotonin a necessary neurotransmitter that transfers all responses from one cell to another; stabilizes mood and hyperactivity. Alleviates stress and sport-related stress. Back to Index

  • Tyrosine - Regulates mood swings, acts as a mood elevator. Aids in the function of adrenal, thyroid, and pituitary glands. Back to Index

  • Valine - An essential amino acid. Needed for muscle metabolism and tissue repair and the maintenance of proper nitrogen balance in the body. Can be used as an energy source for muscle tissue. Back to Index

Other Nutrients

  • Barley Grass - Promotes healthy skin, nails, and shinny hair, restores energy, pH balance, aids in digestion with active live enzymes. Excellent source of chlorophyll. Provides 19 amino acids, essential trace minerals and vitamins E, B1, B2, B3, and B6. Back to Index

  • Betaine - Digestive enzyme. From sugar beets Back to Index

  • Bioflavanoids - Nourishes normal membrane functions in cells. Essential for the production of fluids and for circulation. Work with vitamin C. Used extensively in athletic injuries because they may help relieve pain and bruises. Preserves structure of capillaries. Not produced by the body, must be supplied by the diet. Powerful antioxidant. Found in all colorful fruits and veggies the richest being berries. Also found in buckwheat, peppers and the white part of citrus peel. Back to Index

  • Calcium Caseinate - Please add Back to Index

  • Choline - Transmission of nerve impulses; brain function and fat metabolism. Beneficial for Arteriosclerosis and Parkinson's disease. Source: Lecithin ( 13% choline), egg yolks, legumes, meat, whole grains. Back to Index

  • Co-enzyme Q10 - Synthesized from plants, this vitamin-like compound occurs naturally in our bodies. CoQ10 is an essential component of one of the most fundamental biochemical processes in living beings: the conversion of fuel to energy. Back to Index

  • Flax Seed - Provides omega 3-6-9 fatty acids, dietary fiber, naturally occurring probiotics, lignants, vitamins, minerals, beta carotene, glycosides, linoleic acid, oleic acid, protein, vitamin E. Promotes strong bones, teeth, nails, healthy skin, hair, boosts immune system. Provides antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Back to Index

  • FOS - Fructo-Oligosaccharides (as Nutra Flora) are an all natural class carbohydrate found in bananas, tomatoes, artichokes, onions, and garlic. Promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestines. Back to Index

  • Gingko Biloba - Supports blood circulation. Oxygen metabolism. Invigorates memory. Is also an energetic free radical scavenger, protecting the body against accumulating too many damaged cells. The purified extract from ginkgo leaves and berries contain powerful phytochemicals which promote blood flow to the brain, feeding it critical nutrients and oxygen. May enhance alertness and short term memory. May be beneficial for tinnitis (ringing of the ears). Back to Index

  • Grapeseed Extract - Antioxidant that fights inflammation; supports healthy heart function. May help explain why French wine drinkers suffer less heart disease. May support healthy blood pressure and blood flow to the extremities. Back to Index

  • Hesperidin Complex - In humans, bio-flavonoids maintain resistance of capillary walls to permeation and change of pressure, and have synergistic antioxidant effects with vitamin C. Hesperidin is a bioflavonoid that may support the proper functioning of capillaries and blood vessels. Source: Citrus Fruit Back to Index

  • Inositol - Protects against the hardening of arteries. May help depression; caffeine may deplete. Source: Brewer's yeast, fruits/ veggies, legumes, meats. Back to Index

  • Kelp - Type of seaweed especially rich in B vitamins, as well as minerals and trace elements, beneficial to brain tissue , sensory nerves and the spinal cord as well as nails and blood vessels. Source: ALL ONE Kelp is air dried, cold water Norwegian kelp. Back to Index

  • Lecithin - Type of lipid needed by every living cell in the body. Regulates the passage of nutrients in to and out of cells. Sheathes surrounding the brain are composed of lecithin, muscle and nerve cells also contain this essential fatty acid. Acts as an emulsifying agent. May enable fats such as cholesterol and other lipids to be dispersed in water bad removed from the body. May prevent fatty buildups. Back to Index

  • Lemon Bioflavanoids - Bioflavonoids have been found to support health as antihistamine and antiviral agents. They act as antifundamentalist, promoting the relaxation of arteries' smooth muscles. They also appear to prevent platelets from sticking to artery walls. They help protect tissue from oxidative stress. Source: The white part of a lemon peel. Back to Index

  • Lutein - Antioxidants found in the macula (structure in the back of the eye) and in the lens. These pigments absorb sunlight that can damage vision. Helps protect against macular degeneration (common cause of blindness), cataracts and other eye disorders. Lutein may also help keep arteries clear. Source: Kale, Spinach, Swiss chard, watercress, corn. Back to Index

  • PABA - Water Soluble. Protects against air pollutants; reduces inflammation. Source: Molasses, organ meats, mushrooms, spinach, whole grains. Sometimes suggested as a treatment for various diseases of the skin and connective tissue, as well as for male infertility. Back to Index

  • Papain - Digestive enzyme. From papaya. Back to Index

  • Phytochemicals - Otherwise know as phytonutrients, is a term that emphasizes the plant source of most of the protective, disease-preventing compounds. Phyto Nutrient classes include: Terpenes, Carotenoids, Phystosterols, Limonoids, Phenols, Flavonoids, Anthocyanidins, Thiols, Isoflavones, Indoles, Tocotienols and Tocopherols, Lipoic Acid. Back to Index

  • Reishi - Promotes vitality. Increases energy. Rich in B-Complex Vitamins, B1, B2, B3, and D. Reishi mushroom contains essential amino acids and 11 nonessential amino acids. Back to Index

  • Rice Bran - Promotes lower cholesterol level, stabilizes blood sugar levels. Supports colon well being. Enhances removal of toxic metals from the body. Back to Index

  • Rice Protein - Rice protein is a high fiber protein derived from rice that has been enzymatically digested by purified plant enzyme. A vegan source of amino acids and fiber.Back to Index

  • Rutin - Component of certain neuroactive amines and peptides; component of important enzymes, including those used for detoxification; ATP formation; myelin sheath formation; red blood cell formation; vitamin C metabolism; increases resistance to infection; anti inflammatory role in joints. Essential for the release of body stores of iron, to correct anemia. Back to Index

  • Silicon - Needed for formation of collagen for bones and connective tissue. Elderly may need more than others; works synergistically with other minerals. Back to Index

  • Sulfur - Helps protect against toxins; slows effects of ageing. Found in cabbage, eggs, fish, garlic, kale, legumes, meats, wheat germ. Back to Index

  • Whey Protein - Best source of protein, superior biological value than any other protein. Has a special high concentration of essential amino acids. Supports immune system, enhances cellular and hormonal responses. Back to Index

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