Features and benefits
Formulated without herbs to minimise risk of interactions with other medications, it includes specific doses of ingredients to maintain physical and mental agility as we age. It helps to:
* Support everyday energy levels
* Maintain healthy cognitive function as we age
* Support healthy vision
* Maintain normal blood sugar levels
* Support healthy functioning of the immune system
* Protect cells from free radical damage
* Support skin repair and wound healing
* Support bone, joint, cartilage and tendon health
How it works
The ageing process results in numerous changes, including changes in body weight and skeletal muscle mass, increases in free radical damage and an increased requirement for a number of nutrients.
CoQ10 is a naturally occurring antioxidant that plays a crucial role in cellular energy production in all cells. CoQ10 is concentrated in organs with high metabolic activity such as the heart. The body's ability to synthesise CoQ10 declines with age.
Lutein is a carotenoid that makes up the 'macular pigment' in the eye lens and macular region of the retina. Numerous clinical studies indicate this compound may play a protective role in the eye and help maintain visual acuity and healthy vision. Vitamin A is essential for vision and healthy skin.
The B group vitamins play an essential role in the metabolic processes of all living cells by serving as coenzymes in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats to produce energy. General B vitamin deficiency may result in fatigue and weakness. They also play a role normal function and maintenance of the nervous system. Studies on supplementation in the elderly suggest that adequate B vitamin intake, especially in those with vitamin deficiencies, is important for maintaining healthy cognitive function.
The nutrients vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc, manganese, selenium, lutein and CoQ10 have antioxidant properties that may reduce the risk of cell damage attributed to free radicals. Vitamins A,C and E may be important for protecting the brain from free radical damage. A higher intake of vitamin E is associated with less age-related mental and cognitive decline.
Chromium, an essential nutrient for sugar metabolism, works closely with insulin to facilitate the uptake of glucose into cells. A diet high in refined sugars can increase the loss of chromium from the body.
Iron is essential for oxygen transport in the blood, for energy production. Along with vitamin C and zinc, it plays an important role in maintaining a healthy immune system.
Vitamin D can improve muscle strength and is important for building and maintaining healthy bone mass, and in maintaining bone density. Zinc is essential for development of bone structure. Inadequate zinc intake is associated with increased risk of fracture in middle aged men.
Adults - Take 1 capsule a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.
Not suitable for children under 15 years
Contraindications and cautions
* The recommended adult daily amount of vitamin A from all sources is 2500IU. When taken in excess of 8000 IU vitamin A can cause birth defects. If you are pregnant or considering becoming pregnant, do not take vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor or pharmacist.
* Selenium is toxic in high doses. Selenium in dietary supplements should not exceed a daily dose of 100 ug.
* Not to be taken if on warfarin therapy without medical advice.
Calcium, zinc, iron and magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, thyroid hormone, methyldopa, carbidopa or levodopa or penicillamine separate doses by at least 2 hours.
Orders within Australia – Regular Post
Orders will be delivered by Australia Post.
$8.95 for orders weighing less than 3kg
$13.00 for orders weighing more than 3kg
Delivery is FREE if your order is over $149 and weighing less than 3kg.
Extremely heavy parcels may incur additional postage costs. We will contact you prior to dispatch if this is applicable to your order.
Orders within Australia – Express Post
Express Post is available for orders under 500g at a cost of $11.95 and between 501g – 3kg for $19.95. If your order qualifies for Express Post, this will be offered at checkout.
Orders outside Australia
International orders will be dispatched via Airmail. Please allow up to 14 days for international Airmail delivery.
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