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Life Extension Only Trace Minerals, 90 Vegetarian Capsules

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Only Trace Minerals provides bio-available forms of minerals that support the body in many ways including enzyme stimulation, immune function, metabolism, bones, joints, and much more. This vegetarian capsule is both convenient and affordable.

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Description

Zinc is a mineral that stimulates the activity of approximately 300 enzymes, which are substances that promote biochemical reactions in your body.131,132 These reactions are essential for the formation of superoxide dismutase, one of the body’s most important free radical scavengers. Zinc also promotes immune function,133-136 taste sensitivity,137-139 protein and DNA synthesis,131,140,141 insulin production,142,143 reproductive organ development and sperm motility.144-146 Zinc also supports normal growth and development during pregnancy, childhood, and adolescence.147-149 Age-related declines in immune function are associated with zinc deficiency, and the elderly represent a group that is vulnerable to mild zinc deficiency. Certain aspects of immune function in the elderly have been found to improve with zinc supplementation.133-135,137,150,151

Chromium plays an important role in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels in those within normal levels when used as part of a healthy diet.123-125

Boron is an essential nutrient for optimal calcium metabolism and healthy bones and joints.34,53,58,61,168 Boron may affect human steroid hormone levels. Dietary boron intake may support a healthy prostate.169-173

Vanadyl sulfate is an effective form of the trace mineral vanadium. Research indicates vanadyl sulfate may improve tissue sensitivity and promote already healthy glucose metabolism for those within normal range.174-178

Individuals consuming over 50 mg of zinc daily and/or a high level of fructose are advised to supplement their diet with 2 mg copper several times per week.179-183 Copper is required by the body to convert iron into hemoglobin184 and is an essential constituent of many important body enzymes including a form of superoxide dismutase, a major cellular antioxidant.185

Life Extension Only Trace Minerals provides bioavailable forms of minerals in a convenient, low-cost supplement.

 

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 vegetarian capsule

Servings Per Container: 90

Amount Per Serving

Zinc (as OptiZinc® zinc monomethionine)

20 mg

Copper (as TRAACS® copper bisglycinate chelate)

2 mg

Manganese (as manganese sulfate)

2 mg

Chromium (as TRAACS® chromium nicotinate glycinate chelate)

400 mcg

Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)

250 mcg

Boron (as boron citrate, aspartate glycinate complex)

3 mg

Vanadyl sulfate (providing 750 mcg vanadium)

3.75 mg

Other Ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule), vegetable stearate, maltodextrin.

OptiZinc® is a registered trademark of InterHealth Nutritionals, Inc.
TRAACS® is a registered trademark of Albion Laboratories, Inc.

Dosage and Use:

  • Take one capsule daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Warnings:

  • If pregnant, nursing, or undergoing treatment for a medical condition, consult your physician before taking this product
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not exceed recommended dose

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* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This Product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

 

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