This assortment of B vitamins includes thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenate (B5), and pyridoxine (B6). These cofactors are necessary for an array of essential metabolic activities in the body including: energy production, glucose/fat metabolism, nervous and immune system support, anti-oxidation, and synthesis of amino acids and neurotransmitters. Given how much these vitamins do, deficiencies lead to a wide range of negative bodily impacts, such as memory/psychological abnormalities, skin inflammation, hair loss, anemia, and neuropathy.
Our amino acid blend contains glutamine, ornithine, arginine, lysine, citrulline, and carnitine. Amino acids are the all important building blocks of proteins. Most people think of “protein” simply as a nutrient used by the body to build muscle. As important as this is, in reality, proteins do much more than that. Proteins are the “workhorses” of the entire body, forming the support structure of our cells (keratin in hair) and tissues (collagen), synthesizing components of the immune system responsible for defending against bacterial and viral infection, catalyzing essential metabolic activities (enzymes), and, yes, forming the “movement” proteins in muscle. Amino acid supplementation helps the body to create the tools necessary for numerous bodily functions.
Vitamin B12, also known by its various chemical forms of hydroxocobalamin, methylcobalamin, or cyanocobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin that is needed for DNA synthesis, red blood cell and nervous tissue development, and energy production through carbohydrate and fat metabolism. Vitamin B12 can also help regulate mood and appetite, key factors associated with overeating. While vitamin B12 is readily found in meat and dairy products, its absorption can be impaired by its lack of availability (as in the case of vegetarians) or in those with various gastrointestinal conditions (i.e. celiac/gluten insensitivity, gastric bypass surgery, Crohn’s disease, etc.). Vitamin B12 deficiencies can manifest as a host of symptoms including mood disturbances, muscle weakness, unsteady gait, vision problems, and even dementia.
Magnesium is a mineral that is essential in regulating the intricate electrical systems of the body responsible for energy utilization and metabolism and optimized functioning of the neural, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems. More than 80% of total body magnesium is found within the bones and skeletal muscles of the body, making magnesium essential to maintaining the integrity of the musculoskeletal system. Calorie restrictive diets and regular alcohol intake can lead to hypomagnesemia, or low magnesium blood levels. Magnesium supplementation has been shown to be effective in treating muscle cramping, headaches, and maintaining bowel regularity to relieve the discomfort of constipation.
Comprised of sodium chloride, sodium lactate, potassium chloride, calcium chloride, and water this combination of electrolytes is designed to closely match the intrinsic properties of the fluid of your cells. This medical grade solution is commonly used for volume repletion and resuscitation in the healthcare setting, but now can also be readily available to those seeking improved overall health and wellness.