The importance of vitamins and minerals cannot be stressed enough. They are essential to all living things as a source for vitality, cell protection, cell metabolism, and health in general. With few exceptions, vitamins are not primarily manufactured by the body so they must be obtained through diet and dietary supplements. Unfortunately, obtaining enough through our diet has become increasingly difficult. This is true for several reasons. Please look at the Gout Vitamin page for details about each vitamin and how they benefit you everyday.
This supplement is specifically tailored to the needs of our inflammation ridden and arthritic customers, void of any extra Iron or Niacin, which can both aggravate someone with these conditions.*
Directions: Adults take 2 to 3 tablets daily, preferably one with each meal, or as directed by a physician.
Importance of each ingredient:
Vitamin A 100% Beta Carotene: 15,000- A powerful dietary antioxidant and an immune system enhancer shown to be beneficial to the treatment and prevention of disease.
Vitamin C : 100mg- Plays an important role in the power of the immune system and helps to protect fat soluble vitamins such as A and E from oxidation. For arthritic patients, a good amount of the daily Vitamin C intake should come from food sources such as fruits and vegetables as opposed to all high dose supplementation.
Vitamin E: 400iu- Another powerful antioxidant important to improve oxygen transport and protect the cells in our bodies.
Thiamine Vitamin B1: 10mg- Important to help the cells convert carbohydrates into energy. B1 protects the heart, brain, intestinal, muscular, and nervous system. A deficiency of B1 can cause the nerves to be hypersensitive to inflammation.
Riboflavin Vitamin B2: 10mg- A micronutrient important to the metabolism of fats, carbs, and proteins. Important to the health of the heart, skin, nails, thyroid, red blood cell protection, and overall health in general.
Vitamin B6: 40mg- Helps to maintain the nervous system and proper formation of red blood cells. B6 plays a key role in the production of antibodies for the immune system and essential for the digestion of proteins.
Folic Acid: 300 mcg- Important in the digestion and use of proteins. Protect the tissue and cells, and is necessary for the production of red blood cells as well as DNA synthesis.
Vitamin B12: 50 mcg- Also important in DNA synthesis and red blood cell protection.
Vitamin B5 Pantothenic Acid: 500mg- Helps to repair tissue. Produces antibodies and red blood cells as well. Improves the resistance of stress and aids in the body's utilization of vitamins.
Calcium: 500mg- Essential to body health in general from the bones and teeth to the blood, nerves, and muscles.
Magnesium: 200mg- This trace mineral is responsible for several hundred different bodily functions and its deficiency can be linked to many chronic conditions from allergies to diabetes and many in between.
Zinc: 15mg- An essential mineral important to the immune system, DNA synthesis, senses, cells, and healing. Many of today's common connective tissue disorders and other chronic illnesses can also be linked to Zinc deficiency.
Selenium: 50 mcg- An essential mineral that helps to prevent cellular damage from free radicals important for protection from chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease.
Chromium: 50mcg- A nutritionally essential trace mineral helpful in the regulation of glucose levels and may also assist in the production of HDL good cholesterol. Also been linked to the reduction of body fat.
Quercetin: 800mg- A potent bioflavanoid, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory. Helps to strengthen the connective tissue and has been proven in clinical studies to halt the growth of tumors in mammals.
Bromelain 600 GDU: 800mg- A collection of protein digesting enzymes that can be found in Papaya and Pineapple. Bromelain is a great anti-inflammatory with great benefits to the improvement of the cardiovascular, digestive and circulatory systems.
Butcher's Broom Powder: 50mg- An herb that has anti-inflammatory, mild diuretic, and mild laxative properties helpful in the improvement of circulatory and urinary functions. Has been used for jaundice, gout, stones, varicose veins, headache, cramps, dropsy, hemorrhoids, and arteriosclerosis.
Burdock Root Powder: 50mg- An effective blood cleansing herb which also helps to remove toxins through the sweat glands. It has been use for arthritic conditions to reduce joint swelling.
Grape Seed Powder: 20mg- A powerful antioxidant full of flavonoids, strong free radical fighters that fight against cellular degeneration.