Glutamine has recently been the focus of much scientific interest. A growing body of evidence suggests that during certain stressful times, the body may require more Glutamine than it can produce. Under these circumstances Glutamine may be considered a “conditionally essential” amino acid.
Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin necessary for normal growth and body function. Biotin is a key regulatory element in gluconeogenesis, fatty acid synthesis, and in the metabolism of some amino acids. Alongside its role in energy production, Biotin enhances the synthesis of certain proteins. In addition, Biotin promotes normal immunity and plays a critical role in hair, skin and nail health.
Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin necessary for normal growth and body function. Biotin functions as a key regulatory element in gluconeogenesis, fatty acid synthesis, and in the metabolism of some amino acids. Alongside its role in energy production, Biotin enhances the synthesis of certain proteins, which plays a critical role in hair, skin and nail health.
Our best blood building formula. Iron is an essential component of hemoglobin, a molecule that transports oxygen to the cells of the body, and myoglobin, which binds oxygen used in muscle tissues. NOW uses Ferrochel Iron Bisglycinate, which has clinically demonstrated superior absorption and is well tolerated because it is gentle and non-constipating.
Selenium is an essential trace mineral and functions as part of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione perioxidase. It is bonded to the essential sulfur amino acid, methionine, in a naturally occuring form as found in the diet.
Zinc is a mineral co-factor in hundreds of enzymatic reactions related to protein and carbohydrate metabolism, RNA/DNA synthesis and intercellular signaling. Zinc is essential to the normal function of many organs and systems within the body; supporting healthy immune, skeletal, neurological, and endocrine functions. L-OptiZinc®is a form of Zinc complexed with the amino acid Methionine.
Zinc is essential to the normal function of many organs and systems within the body including the skeletal, immune, neurological, and endocrine systems. Zinc is a necessary mineral co-factor for hundreds of enzymatic reactions related to protein and carbohydrate metabolism, RNA/DNA synthesis, and intercellular signaling. It is also known to play a critical role in the body’s defense against oxidative processes and is especially helpful for maintenance of healthy aging. Zinc is also beneficial for vegetarians.
PHASE 2® is a non-stimulant white kidney bean extract that can help to delay the breakdown of dietary starches by limiting the action of the digestive enzyme alpha-amylase. By lowering the activity of this enzyme, the absorption and utilization of carbohydrates from starch may also be reduced. Studies have shown that, when used to supplement weight loss programs that include a sensible diet and exercise program, PHASE 2® may help you achieve your weight management goals.
NOW® Liquid Glucosamine & Chondroitin with MSM combines three of the best known nutrients available for the support of healthy joints in a convenient liquid form. Scientific studies have demonstrated that Glucosamine and Chondroitin can promote normal joint mobility and comfort. MSM is present as a naturally occurring sulfur compound and Manganese and Vitamin C have been included as complementary ingredients to provide optimal nutritional support for the production of healthy joint structures.
NOW Thyroid Energy is a complete nutritional supplement for the support of a healthy thyroid gland. NOW has combined Iodine and Tyrosine, the two integral constituents necessary for the synthesis of thyroid secretions.
When choosing a quality multiple, there are many elements to consider including potency, profile balance and integrity, core ingredients, safety and synergistic potential. As one of the Natural Product Industry's foremost leaders in quality, science-based multiples, we're pleased to offer our NOW® Liquid Multi Gels. This easy-to-swallow multiple provides a high potency B-Complex, a complete mineral profile, plus phytonutrients including Omega-3's - a unique combination.
Multiple vitamins help to bridge the nutrient gap in our daily diets. In today's world of processed foods and fast-paced lifestyles, many of us do not get the daily recommended allowance of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Multiple vitamins can help fill in the areas lacking in our diets, and are formulated to provide a broad range of nutrition.
Slippery Elm, also known as Red Elm, Moose Elm or Indian Elm, is a small North American tree that has been traditionally used by herbalists for over 100 years. It was reportedly used by native North Americans and early settlers as a survival food. Its bark is known for its mucilage constituents, which can help to coat and soothe the tissues of the GI tract.
Psyllium Husks can be a convenient way to increase the intake of dietary fiber. It has the ability to swell up to 50 times its initial volume when added to liquid. This bulking action can play an important role in maintaining regularity and gastrointestinal health.
BetterStevia is a calorie-free and gluten-free sweetener that’s 60-100X sweeter than ordinary sugar. Use our Organic Stevia liquid to add flavour to your life. Delicious BetterStevia® Organic Liquid is an excellent addition to your favourite beverages and is especially suited for sweetening coffees and teas - just a few drops is all you need to add a burst of flavoured sweetness to any beverage, hot or cold!
NOW Coral Calcium contains an alkaline form of Calcium that can help to support a healthy serum pH. In addition, Coral Calcium has naturally occurring trace minerals that are important for bone health, as well as for optimal enzymatic activity.