Metabolic Supplement Overview

Alpha-Lipoic Acid
  • Fatty acid found naturally inside every cell in the body
  • Needed by the body to produce the energy for a body’s normal functions
  • Converts glucose (blood sugar) into energy
  • An antioxidant, a substance that neutralizes potentially harmful chemicals called free radicals
  • Able to recycle antioxidants such as Vitamin C and glutathione after they have been used up
  • Glutathione is an important antioxidant that helps the body eliminate potentially harmful substances
Vitamin D
  • A fat soluble vitamin
  • Found in small amounts in a few foods, including fatty fish such as herring, mackerel, sardines and tuna
  • To make Vitamin D more available, it is added to dairy products, juices and cereals that are then said to be “fortified with Vitamin D.” Most Vitamin D (80-90%) is obtained through exposure to sunlight
Pyridoxal-5 Phosphate
  • Active form of Vitamin B6
  • Lowers levels of Pyridoxine
  • Prevents and treats heart disease and high cholesterol
  • Prevents and treats clogged arteries to stay open after a balloon procedure to unblock them (angioplasty)
  • Prevents and treats “morning sickness” in early pregnancy
  • An active form of B12
  • Makes blood cells
  • Maintains a healthy nervous system
  • Coenzyme Q10 is a substance similar to a vitamin
  • It is found in every cell of the body
  • Your body makes Co-Q10 and your cells use it to produce energy needed for cell growth and maintenance
  • It also functions as an antioxidant which protects the body from damage cause by harmful molecules
  • Natural chemical compound found in grapes, red wine, red grape skins, peanuts, mulberries and some Chinese herbs
  • As a supplement, it has been promoted as a treatment for many conditions, including aging itself
  • Animal and lab studies have shown that Resveratol has promising antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects
Folic Acid
  • Water soluble B vitamin
  • Used for preventing and treating: Low blood levels of folic acid including anemia, ulcerative colitis, liver disease, kidney disease, miscarriage and neural tube effects