Magnesium is a mineral that is essential for a wide range of fundamental cellular functions as it is a cofactor in at least 300 different enzymatic reactions.* Magnesium is well known for its roles in healthy cardiovascular function and bone formation and mineralization.* It is also critical for the regulation of muscle contraction and nerve conductivity through its influence on cell membrane...
Vitamin B12 has the largest and most complex chemical structure of all the vitamins. Most of its functions are related to its co-enzyme activity, such as enzymes required for the production of DNA during cell division, as well as for the proper disposal of homocysteine.* B12 is also necessary for the maintenance of a healthy nervous system.*
Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is naturally produced in the human body in very small amounts, but is also available in some foods. ALA is unique in that it can function in both aqueous (water) and lipid (fat) environments, which allows it to easily cross biological membranes to exert its actions.* ALA is known to recycle vitamins C and E and some other free radical quenchers, extending their...
Probiotic bacterial species are known to exist and thrive in the human digestive tract. These microorganisms assist in proper digestion, support detoxification, and are a necessary component of healthy immune system function.* Ortho Dophilus™ is a combination of scientifically tested strains of friendly bacteria with FOS included to encourage their healthy growth.* The probiotic strains in this...
Curcumin is the principle bioactive constituent present in the roots of turmeric (Curcuma longa), a plant belonging to the ginger family. Turmeric has a long history of use in traditional Ayurvedic herbalism, and it has been extensively researched by modern scientists. This product is standardized to 95% curcuminoids, including curcumin, demethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin.