The Vitamin, Mineral, Anti-oxidant Blend

Pro-Vitamin A (beta carotene) – anti-oxidant, important for the health & maintenance of mucus forming cells, promotes resistance to bacterial infection, prevents drying of skin and nails, necessary for proper cellular metabolism and immune function

B1 – essential for carbohydrate metabolism, energy, and nerve function, cognitive activity and brain function, anti-oxidant

B2 – metabolism of energy, breakdown of fats, regeneration of glutathione (anti-oxidant), facilitates the use of oxygen by the cells

B6 – amino acid metabolism, blood cell synthesis, neurotransmitter metabolism, formation of antibodies

B12 – energy metabolism, maintains myelin sheaths that insulates nerves, needed for folate production

Vitamin C (Ester C) – anti-oxidant, essential for the formation of collagen and thyroxin, adrenal, and other hormones, DNA synthesis, iron absorption, vital for immune functions (lymphocytes), anti-stress, needed to metabolize folic acid, binds with heavy metals to help remove them

Vitamin D-3 (cholecalciferol) – required for the absorption and utilization of calcium and phosphorus.It protects against muscle weakness and helps regulate heartbeat, enhances immunity

Vitamin E (d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate) – anti-oxidant, protects cellular membranes and DNA from damages that may result in some forms of cancer, cell death and acceleration of the aging process, it prevents breakdown of vitamin A and unsaturated fatty acid breakdown, reduces platelet aggregation and the oxidation of blood LDL thereby lowering risk of heart disease

PABA – anti-oxidant, constituent of folate and helps in the assimilation of pantothenic acid, helps breakdown and use protein

Octacosanol – reduces blood cholesterol levels, increases tissue oxygenation, increases endurance, and improves glycogen stores in the muscle, used in neuromuscular disorders, lowers cholesterol levels

Bioflavinoids (mixed) – anti-oxidant, enhances Vitamin C absorption, exerts beneficial effects on circulation and capillary permeability, antibacterial, stimulate bile production, lower cholesterol and help prevent cataracts

Pantothenic Acid (B5) – forms part of coenzyme A-necessary for carbohydrate & fat metabolism along with fatty acid synthesis, stamina enhancer

Niacin (B3) – energy metabolism, fatty acid synthesis, production of hydrochloric acid needed for proper digestion, needed for metabolization of carbohydrates, fats, and protein, lowers cholesterol, aids functioning of nervous system,

Betaine (HCL) – necessary for absorption of protein, calcium, vitamin B12 and iron. Helps reduce high homocysteine levels

Inositol – involved in the function of neural and hormonal transmission, helps remove fats from the liver, and reduces cholesterol

Biotin – metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, needed for healthy hair and skin, utilization of B-complex vitamins

Folic Acid – crucial for mental development, DNA and RNA synthesis, amino acid and protein metabolism, needed for energy

Chromium (ChroMate) – involved in the metabolism of glucose, needed for energy, critical for synthesis of cholesterol, fats, and protein, combats anxiety and fatigue, increases the metabolism of amino acids

Selenium (L-Selenomethionine) – anti-oxidant, cofactor of glutathione peroxidase which spares vitamin E, aids in immune function, potential for reducing some cancers, protects cells against free radicals

Molybdenum (a.a.c.) – needed for nitrogen metabolism which is critical for cellular energy, promotes normal cell function

Magnesium (citrate) – helps to activate many enzymes in the body, assists with calcium and potassium uptake, necessary for energy production, proper nerve and cardiac function, protein function, essential for healthy bones and cells

Calcium (citrate/Ester C) – essential for prevention of muscle cramps and muscle growth, lowers cholesterol and helps maintain regular heart beat, helps prevent cardiovascular disease, critical for strong bones and teeth, maintains cell membrane permeability

Zinc (OptiZinc) – required for protein synthesis and collagen formation, vital for bone formation, anti-oxidant, cofactor of insulin and hundreds of enzymes, necessary for proper immune function, critical for protection and health of prostate gland

Potassium (citrate)-aid with proper muscle contraction, essential for transmitting electrochemical impulses, required for proper fluid balance along with sodium, critical to a healthy nervous system and nerve transmission, needed for proper cardiac function

Copper (gluconate) – binds with iron to form hemoglobin and red blood cells, works with zinc and vitamin c to form elastin, energy production, needed for healthy nerves and joints, combats arthritis, decreases blood fat levels

Manganese (a.a.c.) – needed for protein and fat metabolism, healthy nerves, boosts immune system, needed for synovial fluid (joint lubricant) production, helps regulate blood sugars, works synergistically with B complex to improve mood and outlook,

Iodine (from kelp) – needed for healthy thyroid gland, helps metabolize excess fat, needed for proper mental and physical growth and development, help combat fatigue

Lycopene antioxidant – a carotenoid found in tomato products, prevents oxidation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and reduces the risk of developing atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease, may help lower risk of prostate cancer,

Lutein – promotes healthy eyes, reduces the risk of macular degeneration, promotes healthy skin.

The Men’s Gender Tailored Botanicals Proprietary Blend

Saw Palmetto Berries -used for BPH, inhibits the production of dihdrotestosterone, a form of testosterone which is believed to cause enlargement of the prostate, may increase sexual desire and sexual function

Pygeum Bark – inhibits the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase and the synthesis of prostaglandins, anti-inflammatory help to normalize urine flow, is widely used in Europe to prevent and treat prostate problems and to prevent and treat male pattern baldness.

Nettle Leaf – useful for BPH, reduces inflammation, diuretic to help empty bladder, pain reliever, used for arthritis, kidney problems, malabsorption syndrome, helps simulate hair follicles

Astragalus – stimulates pituitary-adrenal cortical activity, aids adrenal gland function, increases metabolism, tonic to protect the immune system, combats fatigue and prolonged stress, and increases stamina

Maca Root – increases energy and vitality, helps build stamina and endurance, promotes mental clarity, gives general sense of well being, good for chronic fatigue syndrome, helps cellular oxygenation, may improve libido

Bee Pollen – associated with benefits to the immune, cardiovascular, endocrine, nervous, reproductive, cellular, skeletal, hepatic, and respiratory systems, contains more protein than any other natural food source, contains nearly all known nutrients, minerals, vitamins and enzymes as well as the 22 amino acids of the human body, boosts energy, hormonal balancer, lowers cholesterol

Korean Ginseng Red – total body tonic which effects the cardiovascular system, lowers blood pressure, lowers triglycerides and LDL or bad cholesterol while raising HDL or good cholesterol fights fatigue, improves mental and physical abilities, fights stress and depression with positive beneficial metabolic effect on the central nervous system and the immune system,

Ginkgo biloba Leaf – increases blood and oxygen flow to the brain, increases nerve cell transmission, improves concentration and alertness, potent antioxidant, helps lift depression

Fenugreek Seed – high in vitamin B complex, stimulates protein utilization, lowers cholesterol and blood sugar levels

Parsley Root – contains anti-oxidants, hypotensive, mild anti-bacterial, kidney tonic, diuretic, antioxidant, relieves gas, stimulates normal digestion, stimulates digestion, helps liver and thyroid function

Gotu Kola Herb – decreases fatigue, and depression, increases sex drive, eliminates excess fluid, good for heart, liver, and kidney function, improves circulation

Blue-Green Algae – Helps promote regular intestinal health, digestion, and healthy intestinal flora, vital to repair cell damage, and eliminate toxins, boosts immune system, increases endurance and stamina

Ginger Root – strong antioxidant, useful for circulatory problems, calms stomach, cleanses colon, reduces spasms and cramps, protects liver and stomach, antimicrobial

Garlic – antibiotic, detoxifies and protects against infection, enhances immune function, lowers blood lipid levels

Fennel Seed – clears the lungs, anti-spasmodic to relieve abdominal pain, gas, and spasms of the gastrointestinal tract, promotes function of the kidneys, liver and spleen

Cayenne – aids digestion, improves cardio function and circulation, improves colon health, benefits the heart, kidneys, lungs, pancreas, and stomach, used for arthritis and rheumatism