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Multi-mineral formula high in vitamin C• An antioxidant for the maintenance of good health• _x0007_Helps the body to metabolize carbohydrates, fats and proteins and provides support for healthy glucose metabolism• Helps to produce and repair connective tissue• Helps to prevent iodine, selenium, c...
Multi-mineral formula high in vitamin C• An antioxidant for the maintenance of good health• _x0007_Helps the body to metabolize carbohydrates, fats and proteins and provides support for healthy glucose metabolism• Helps to produce and repair connective tissue• Helps to prevent iodine, selenium, chromium and molybdenum deficiencies• Delicious natural orange flavourColloidal Multi Mins Liquid is a great tasting, vegan-friendly combination of vitamin C and twelve minerals. Research demonstrates that vitamin C interacts with certain minerals, promoting iron absorption and storage for red blood cell formation, and increasing the use of the antioxidant selenium.1 Vitamin C is the most efficient aqueous antioxidant in the plasma, interstitial fluid and soluble compartment of cells.1 As the first line of defense in these areas, vitamin C prevents free radical damage to DNA, and helps vitamin E protect against oxidative damage in lipid membranes.1 Vitamin C is involved in fat metabolism through its role in carnitine synthesis, which transports fatty acids to the mitochondria for oxidation and energy production.1 Vitamin C also mediates protein metabolism, and helps produce peptide hormones.1 The production of collagen, the primary structural protein found in connective tissue, also requires vitamin C.1 As a cofactor for lysyl oxidase, copper is involved in the cross-linking of elastin and collagen, which helps form and strengthen connective tissue.2 Copper is also a cofactor for the enzyme ceruloplasmin, which oxidizes ferrous to the more bioavailable ferric iron (Fe3+). This allows iron to bind the protein transferrin, which transports iron to the bone marrow for red blood cell formation.3
References1. Combs, GF. (2012). The Vitamins (4th ed.). USA: Elsevier.2. _x0007_Szauter,KM, Cao, T, Boyd, CD, Csiszar, K. Pathologie Biologie. 2005; 53: 448-456.3. Arredondo, M, Nunez, MT. Molecular Aspects of Medicine. 2005; 26: 313-327.
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