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Glucosamine is a natural component found in the cartilage matrix and synovial fluid. It is a major building block of the substances that together with protein form the structural units in cartilage. These structural units, called aggrecans, are important for the elasticity, resilience and shock-absorbing properties of cartilage. Ageing decreases the bodyâ€™s ability to restore and manufacture normal cartilage. Supplementary glucosamine can be an important source of this vital component of cartilage as we age.Osteoarthritis is characterized by joint degeneration and loss of cartilage. As we get older the â€˜wear and tearâ€™ effects of use cause degenerative changes in the cartilage. The cartilage becomes more susceptible to breakdown and damage, which may result in the typical symptoms of osteoarthritis. These symptoms include decreased mobility, increased joint stiffness, inflammation and swelling.Glucosamine may help to provide relief from these symptoms, as well as helping to reduce cartilage wear and provide temporary relief...
Evening primrose oil (EPO) is a source of Omega-6 fatty acids Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and Linoleic acid (LA). Omega-6 fatty acids and substances made from them, are components of nerve cells, all cell membranes and hormone-like substances known as prostaglandins. Prostaglandins have multiple local hormone-like actions, which include regulation of tissue inflammation. Conditions that involve inflammation, such as eczema, may benefit from supplementation with Omega-6 fatty acids. Low levels of GLA have been found in women with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Essential fatty acid deficiency can lead to an excess of the female hormone prolactin which is responsible for many of the symptoms of PMS. Supplementing with EPO increases a prostaglandin known as PGE1, which may help with the symptoms of PMS. Fish oil inhibits triglyceride synthesis in the liver and so helps to lower fats (triglycerides) in blood, therefore supporting a healthy cardiovascular system.
Blackmores Pregnancy and Breast-feeding Gold contain the following essential nutrients: Iodine - is important for the normal functioning of the thyroid gland as it is an essential nutrient required for the synthesis of thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones affect almost every cell in the body and regulate oxygen use, metabolic rate and cellular metabolism. Thyroid hormones are important for the normal development of the skeletal, muscular and nervous systems of children. Iodine plays an important role in the normal development of brain, eyesight and hearing. Folic acid - plays a role in DNA and RNA synthesis, and is therefore critical in cellular division. In order to divide properly cells need adequate folic acid. The development and growth of a foetus involves constant cell division, which can lead to an increase in the motherâ€™s demand for folate. Daily supplementation with folic acid for 1 month prior to conception and during pregnancy may...
Blackmores Exercise Multi is specifically formulated with herbs and nutrients to support exercise performance, muscle health, daily energy and wellbeing. Provides essential nutrients and herbs: Siberian ginseng to support stamina, endurance, exercise performance and daily energy Vitamin D to support muscle and bone health Zinc, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and B12 to support metabolism Selenium and vitamins C and D to support a healthy immunity Contains energy boosting B vitamins
Blackmores Cod Liver Oil 1000mg is a natural source of Vitamins A and D. Vitamin A helps to support a healthy immune system, and Vitamin D is essential for calcium absorption. It also helps to maintain healthy respiratory and digestive tract linings, which are the first line of defence against infection.
Melatonin is a hormone naturally found in the human brain that sets our biological clock and regulates our sleeping cycle. Principle Nutrition's Melatonin contains clinically proven stress-relief formula for long hours of restful sleep. Benefits, Promotes healthy and restful sleeping pattern Helps in relaxation and stress-relief Who can benefit? People with jet lag Night-shifts.
Time Release technology is a mechanism used in pill tablets to release the drug into the blood stream in slower and steadier manner. It has advantage of taking at less frequent intervals than immediate-release (IR) formulations of the same drug. Benefits, Vitamin C supports healthy immune functions Vitamin C helps fight the cell-damaging free radicals Rosehips helps reduce stress Beneficial in treating rheumatoid arthritis Prevents kidney stones Helps heal wounds Who can benefit? Smokers Drinkers Stressed workers Athletes.
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps fight free radicals. Studies have shown that oxidative stress caused by free radicals may contribute to the premature aging of cells. Vitamin E also promotes immune function and helps support cardiovascular health. beside, it is an antioxidant and helps protect the structure of cells. Deficiency of vitamin E causes brain and nervous system degeneration, impaired vision, skin disorders, anemia and fluid retention. Not only helps your skin look younger by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Also, free radicals are believed to play an important role in skin aging and therefore the antioxidant activity is quite valuable for this skin problem.
Clear Vision Formula contains over 28 ingredients including the antioxidant nutrients Vitamin C and Vitamin E. It also contains Bilberry extract which support eye function by promoting healthy circulation and the carotenoids Beta Caroten. Benefits, Strengthens eyesight Promotes eye care Improves concentration Strengthens immunity.
Men the world over are discovering the beneficial properties of Saw Palmetto. Saw Palmetto contains phytochemicals, which support prostate health and urinary health.Our Saw Palmetto formula is fully assayed and standardized to ensure that each capsule contains phytochemicals which support prostate health and urinary health. Our Saw Palmetto formula is fully assayed and standardized to ensure that each capsule cotains the full benefits of fatty acids and active sterols guarantee bio-activity .Saw palmetto has been shown support healthy prostate and urinary function, making it one of the most popular herbs in the world for men’s health.
Triple Max Omega 3-6-9 is more than just your average omega-3 or fish oil supplement. It is reinforced with three different fats, the omega-3s, EPA, DHA, as well as omega 6 and 9, which can be hard to get in our modern diets. These healthy fats help support cardiovascular, skin, and brain health. Additionally, we added the powerful antioxidant Vitamin E to help support the heart and immune system, as well as Co-enzyme Q10 (CoQ10) to help maintain a healthy metabolism and cholesterol level. These potent nutrients combine in our Triple Max formula, designed to support cardiovascular health.
Promotes rest and relaxation. Supports natural sleep cycle for tranquil rest. Reduces anxiety.