Comprehensive Mineral Formulation for Optimal Health
Livefit Mineral Multi has been formulated to provide a unique blend of 13 essential minerals within a single supplement capsule. 8 out of the 13 minerals are chelated. In this formulation, chelation is the bonding of minerals to amino acids to form a complex that enables the nutrients to be more easily digested by the body. Mineral Multi contains:
- Ionic Minerals
What Does Each Mineral Do?
Each one of these minerals provide numerous health properties but the main ones are outlined below:
For Bone Health
Calcium & Magnesium: Both are essential minerals that help maintain normal bones and muscle function. Magnesium is vital for the absorption and metabolism of calcium. A deficiency of either one of these minerals will affect the metabolism of each of them. One mineral cannot work optimally in the body without the other. Taking calcium supplements but having low levels of magnesium can lead to calcium deposits in the soft tissues, such as the joints, where it can promote arthritis, or in the kidney, contributing to kidney stones.
Magnesium gives bones & teeth their strength. It is necessary for the conversion of vitamin D into its active form. Vitamin D also aids in the absorption of Calcium, demonstrating how Magnesium and Calcium go hand in hand. Magnesium deficiency has also been linked to Osteoporosis.
Magnesium is mainly stored in the bones. Bones release magnesium into the bloodstream when it is necessary. Therefore it is important to maintain magnesium levels in the body in order to help maintain these stores. Low levels of Magnesium, low blood & bone magnesium levels have been associated with Osteoporosis in women.
Manganese: Manganese, alongside calcium, zinc & copper, can help reduce bone loss, especially in post-menopausal women who are more susceptible to bone fractures and weak bones. It is also believed to be one of the key factors to help slow down the progression of osteoporosis. Manganese also acts as an antioxidant to help reduce and prevent free radical cell damage that could lead to serious illness or disease.
Boron: A trace mineral that helps bones stay strong by promoting bone density. Boron helps prevent bone loss by ensuring calcium gets to the bones where it helps prevent porous and weak bones from developing.
Boron has also been shown to help the body produce and use vitamin D more efficiently, which is a major requirement for healthy bone formation.
Boron has also been found to protect bones due to its role in regulating oestrogen function. It is able to help balance levels of sex hormones in both women and men, including oestrogen and testosterone, and so is believed to be able to also help relieve symptoms experienced during menopause, PMS, and increasing fertility.
Potassium: A trace mineral found in all cells in the body, levels of which are regulated by the kidneys. To help maintain normal blood pressure, it works in conjunction with sodium. Potassium is also known as an electrolyte helping maintain a good balance of fluids in the body. It also allows for proper nerve and muscle function by helping transmit electrical pulses. Potassium also helps regulate the levels of calcium and phosphorous in the body (minerals necessary for bone health) helping support strong, healthy bones.
Iron: Iron is an important component of haemoglobin. Red blood cells (RBC) carry haemoglobin to bodies’ tissues enabling muscles to move, organs to function and so on. Haemoglobin is the protein molecule in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to the body's tissues. Haemoglobin represents about two-thirds of the body's iron. If iron levels are low, the body is unable to make enough healthy oxygen-carrying red blood cells. A lack of red blood cells is referred to as Iron Deficiency Anaemia. Without healthy RBC’s the body cannot get enough oxygen, and if you're not getting enough oxygen in the body, the result is fatigue.
Copper: Copper works alongside Iron to form red blood cells. A lack of red blood cells can lead to anaemia, therefore copper ‘helps’ prevent this condition by helping the body absorb Iron. It has also been found to help support the health of nerve cells and the immune system as well as help form collagen, a key component of bones and connective tissue.
Again, Copper may act as an antioxidant to help support overall health of the body.
For the Immune System
Zinc: Zinc is required by the body in small amounts every day to help maintain health and perform important functions, for instance, help improve immunity and growth & repair of skin, nails and hair.
Zinc itself exists within all bodily tissue and is required for healthy cell division. Just like vitamins, this element also acts as an antioxidant within the body, helping fight against free radical cell damage (which can result in premature ageing, illness or disease).
For Overall Health
Selenium: Selenium is an essential trace mineral that has been found to possess numerous health benefits such as boost the immune system, improve hair health, reduce inflammation in the body and even reduce the signs of premature ageing. Selenium has been found to stimulate antibodies within the body, to help destroy foreign cells that could cause illness or infection. Selenium also acts as an antioxidant I the body as well as helps create more. This process means that an abundance of antioxidants helps protect cells from free radical cell damage. Free radicals wreak havoc on healthy cells, damaging them in the process. This can cause inflammatory responses in the body such as heart disease or Rheumatoid Arthritis, as well as premature ageing. The protective effect of selenium on cells is important as it helps maintain overall health.
For Hormone Balance, Weight Management & Blood Sugar Levels
Iodine: An important mineral for thyroid health. Iodine is the element that is needed for the production of thyroxine (the thyroid hormone) which effectively controls metabolism. Low levels of iodine means the body cannot make enough thyroid hormone, which will impair thyroid function. If the thyroid is underactive (hypothyroidism), the result is weight gain. If it is overactive (hyperthyroidism), then the result is weight loss. This a clear sign that regulating the normal function of the thyroid is extremely important especially when it comes to weight management.
Chromium: Is required by the body to help normalise blood sugar levels. Slowing down the release of sugar into the bloodstream is the first step to controlling blood sugar, helping to reduce the risk of developing Type II Diabetes. Steady blood sugar levels also helps reduce over-eating and promote weight loss.
Molybdenum: This trace mineral is required by the body for cell protection as well as energy production. It activates enzymes that have an antioxidant role within the body, to help prevent damage to cells caused by free radicals which can lead to chronic illness or disease. It is also required to help breakdown certain amino acids that are crucial to human health. Molybdenum allows cells to produce energy within the mitochondria (the powerhouse a cell), with the help of broken-down macronutrients. This energy is essential for cellular processes such as digesting food, allowing muscles to work and creating new healthy cells.
Ionic Minerals (sourced naturally from the Great Salt Lake): These particular minerals have a positive or negative charge which helps it bond with water enabling the body to absorb it. In this state, a mineral has a specific positive or negative charge that causes a balance to take place within the body. The body can then move nutrients to the areas that need them to promote balance of minerals and support overall health.
Ionic minerals were once found in nutrient rich soil. But aggressive farming practices and years of vegetation growth have brought many of the earth’s minerals to the surface where they have been washed away – washed away to the oceans. There, they are found in ample amounts, just as would be found in the human body. In the Great Salt Lake of Western North America, these essential elements exist in highly concentrated, healthy proportions. This balanced proportion found in sea water is beneficial to the human body and are ready to be absorbed into the cells of the body.
The body relies on ionic minerals and trace minerals to conduct and generate billions of tiny electrical impulses. Without these impulses, not a single muscle would be able to function. Your brain would not function and the cells would not be able to use osmosis to balance your water pressure and absorb nutrients. These minerals ensure the body is getting the electrolytes it needs.
Features and Benefits – Why Take Livefit Mineral Multi
- Contains purest form of Ionic minerals sourced naturally from the Great Salt lake renowned for its highly concentrated, salubrious proportions of ionic minerals ready to be absorbed by the body to help support overall health
- Calcium, Magnesium, Boron & Manganese help promote & support bone health
- Iodine, zinc and iron contribute to normal cognitive function
- Iodine and copper support metabolism and the normal functioning of the nervous system
- Iron, selenium and zinc contribute to the normal function of the immune system
- Copper, selenium and zinc act as antioxidants to help protect cells from oxidative stress
- Zinc & Manganese contribute to normal fertility and reproduction, and the maintenance of normal bones,
- Zinc helps towards the maintenance of hair, skin and nails
- Chromium helps normalise blood sugar levels
- Copper and Iron contribute towards the formation of red blood cells helping prevent anaemia
- Almost every mineral within Livefit Mineral Multi provides antioxidant benefits
Is Livefit Mineral Multi Right For Me?
Not your basic multi-mineral formula - this comprehensive formulation provides numerous health benefits which far outweighs conventional mineral supplements. From bone health to immune support, antioxidant benefits to red blood cell formation, this food supplement may help support levels of each trace mineral already within your body or improve levels if you are deficient in any. If your diet is lacking in minerals, then this formulation may be beneficial to you.
The Science behind Livefit Mineral Multi
In 1975, Behar published his study ‘Effect of calcium on magnesium absorption’ in the American Journal of Physiology. His study demonstrated that an increase in calcium levels within the body led to a decrease in magnesium. The decrease in Magnesium also saw a decrease in sodium.
This calcium effect was also observed when sodium chloride was replaced by urea. However, a consistent correlation was observed between the amount of net magnesium absorption and the rates of net water absorption of all calcium concentrations.
Behar’s findings suggest calcium decreases magnesium absorption by a nonspecific reduction in membrane permeability to solutes (the minor component in a solution) that induce net water flow and are consistent with the concept that magnesium is transported by solvent "drag".
The increase in the concentration of calcium resulted in an increase in tissue accumulation of magnesium. This increase in tissue accumulation of magnesium was associated with a decrease in net sodium absorption.
These findings suggest an additional mechanism of magnesium transport operating independently of net water flow.
Published in ‘Nutrients’ 2013, Castiglioni et al conducted a study titled ‘Magnesium and Osteoporosis: Current State of Knowledge and Future Research Directions’
The study discussed how magnesium homeostasis seems to be crucial for bone health. Researching previous studies Castiglioni found that both low and high magnesium levels in the body have harmful effects on the bones. Researchers conclude low levels of magnesium contributes towards osteoporosis directly (by acting on crystal formation and on bone cells) and indirectly (by impacting on function of the ‘parathyroid’ hormone and by promoting low grade inflammation).
They concluded that controlling and maintaining magnesium homeostasis is one way to help maintain bone integrity.
Gunasekara et al conducted a study titled ‘Effects of zinc and multimineral vitamin supplementation on glycemic and lipid control in adult diabetes’ published in DovePress 2011. Their aim was to evaluate the effects of zinc with or without other antioxidants on blood glucose, lipid profile, and serum creatinine in adult diabetics on long-term follow-up. This study demonstrates why zinc is included within the Livefit Mineral Multi formulation – zinc and multiminerals go hand in hand.
96 patients were randomly assigned to three groups: group A was supplemented with oral zinc sulfate and multivitamin/mineral (zinc+MVM); group B was given the same preparation just the multivitamin/mineral (MVM) and group C was given a matching placebo for a period of 4 months in a single-blinded study.
Results showed the zinc+MVM group had a significant change of fasting blood sugar when compared with the other two groups. The HbA1C% (glycated haemoglobin) level reduced significantly, irrespective of the baseline level, in those receiving zinc+MVM. Serum lipid levels also reduced significantly in the zinc+MVM and MVM groups.
Researchers concluded Zinc+MVM supplementation showed beneficial effects in the metabolic control of adult diabetics in addition to elevating their serum zinc level. Zinc supplementation improved glycemic control measured by HbA1C% and fasting and postprandial glucose.
The Livefit Difference - What Makes Livefit Mineral Multi better than other Mineral Supplements?
- Made from only pure ingredients.
- A unique supplement blend of 13 essential minerals.
- Out of the 13 minerals, 8 are chelated making them more easily digested by the body
- Contains Ionic Minerals – the purest form of minerals only found in the oceans, with the highest efficacy
- Capsule formulation easier to swallow.
- Higher strength than other leading high street outlets.
- Contains no: Gluten, Lactose or Wheat.
- Suitable for vegetarians & vegans. Approved kosher.
- Zinc, Iron & Selenium contribute to the normal function of the immune system
- Zinc, Copper, Manganese & Selenium contribute to the protection of cells from oxidative stress
- Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, hair, skin, nails
- Zinc contributes to normal cognitive function and fertility & reproduction
- Iodine, zinc and iron contribute to normal cognitive function
- Iodine and copper support metabolism and the normal functioning of the nervous system
- Iron contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue, to normal formation of red blood cells and to normal oxygen transport in the body
- Magnesium contributes to normal muscle function and to the maintenance of normal bones
- Manganese contributes to the maintenance of normal bones
- Potassium contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system, to normal muscle function and to the maintenance of normal blood pressure
- Copper contributes to the normal function of the immune system and to the protection of cells from oxidative stress
- Calcium contributes to normal muscle function and neurotransmission
- Calcium is needed for the maintenance of normal bones
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