This bundle includes the following supplements:
Detox C Powder
When evaluating vitamin C, choose the supplement with the most health-promoting impact.
DETOX C Gluten Free is the most powerful form of vitamin C on the market today.
The scientific literature has confirmed vitamin C’s key role in:
- Immune system function
- Collagen repair and formation
- Joint function
- Energy production
- Antioxidant protection and function
- Detoxification, and more
For those with gluten issues, vitamin D deficiency can exacerbate and contribute to the development of autoimmune diseases. Unlike other vitamins, the majority of Vitamin D is not acquired from eating adequate food. Most of our vitamin D comes directly from sunshine. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in the US is largely a result of the following:
- people working indoors
- avoiding sunshine out of fear of skin cancer
- living in northern climates (see map)
- overuse of sunscreen
Those at risk for vitamin D deficiency include:
- The elderly
- Those who live in northern latitudes (see map)
- Dark skinned individuals
- Those who avoid sun exposure
- Those who use sunscreen (SPF >8 inhibits vitamin D synthesis by the skin. This includes the use of cosmetics and lotions that contain SPF ingredients)
- Those who work indoors
- Individuals who wear long clothing such as robes or head protection
- Breast fed infants whose mothers are vitamin D deficient
- People who are obese
- Those who have had gastric bypass and gall bladder surgery
- Those with inflammatory bowel diseases
- Those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance
- Those who take cholesterol medications
- Those who take steroid medications
- Chronic antibiotic use
What are the Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency?
- Muscle pain
- Muscle weakness
- Poor immune function (susceptibility to infection)
- Eczema (skin rash)
- Chronic infections (sinus)
- Poor growth in children
- Bowing of the legs (in children – AKA rickets)
Additionally, vitamin D helps regulate a number of vital body functions. Deficiency has been linked to bone loss, muscle atrophy, autoimmune disease, multiple forms of cancer, and cardiovascular disease.
Why Is Zinc So Important?
This essential mineral plays a major role in human health and wellness. Zinc aids and contributes to the proper regulation of:
Immune function – zinc helps the thymus gland in your neck produce healthy fighting immune cells. In addition, zinc is necessary to form antibodies.
Antioxidant status – zinc runs one of the most powerful antioxidant enzymes in the body – SOD.
Fertility – zinc helps females produce healthy eggs. It is also responsible for production of testosterone and plays a big role is sperm function.
Skin maintenance – zinc is responsible for helping the proteins in skin maintain healthy elasticity.
Digestive Enzyme Production – it is necessary to help produce the enzymes that aid in the digestion of foods.
Insulin Regulation and Blood Sugar Control – this mineral is the “centerpiece” of insulin. Without it, blood sugar problems can ensue.
Maintenance of Healthy Hair – it play a role in protein production of strong hair and nails.
Prostate Health & Testosterone Balance In Men
Additionally, zinc has been shown to play important roles in cellular energy production, hormone regulation (thyroid, insulin, growth hormone, as well as prolactin). Without this mineral taste and smell, detoxification, night vision, vitamin A metabolism, bone growth, and muscle maintenance are all compromised.
Not All Forms or Formulations of Zinc are Created Equally
There are a variety of forms of zinc used in common over the count supplement preparations. Some are better absorbed and recognized by the body than others. The following forms of zinc have limited benefit:
What makes Dr. Osborne’s formulation superior?
I formulated Ultra Zinc with both picolinate and citrate forms for superior absorption. In addition, active vitamin B6 and magnesium are added as vital cofactors to improve zinc’s functionality in the body. This is a gluten free zinc supplement and the formula is free from all sources of grain. No MSG, corn, zein, dairy, wheat, yeast, or GMO ingredients.
The label is full disclosure. That means absolutely no fillers, binders or other hidden ingredients are present that are not on the label. Each tab contains 25 mg of pure elemental zinc. Unlike other formulations that list the dose as a combination of zinc plus the binder.