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Minerals

Just as vitamins are essential for human health, so too are minerals. There are two distinct types of mineral (food or non-food): macro-elements, which are present in the body in large amounts – in the region of tens of grams, and trace elements, which are present in much smaller amounts - just a few grams. All of these minerals have multiple functions within the body including: regulation of muscle tone, bone mineralisation (largely dependent on phosphorus and calcium in bone tissue), regulation of blood glucose via support for the hormone system, as well as for organs such as the liver, pancreas and primarily the kidneys, and fluid balance which is also a physiological function.

Orotates are the mineral salts of orotic acid, an endogenous amino acid produced during metabolism of the nucleic acids DNA and RNA. Orotic acid is also found in small amounts in foods such as whey, yogurt, carrots and Jerusalem artichokes. Dr Hans Nieper believed that orotic acid is a component of a natural system of electrolyte carriers that distribute minerals throughout the body. Indeed, orotic acid significantly increases their bioavailability. Discover our diverse range of dietary supplements rich in minerals and vitamins.

Calcium D-GlucarateCalcium D-Glucarate

For the natural elimination of excess oestrogen and toxins

$36.00
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Calcium Orotate Calcium Orotate

Combined with 50mg magnesium orotate for greater efficacy

$28.00
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Calcium-AEP 500 mgCalcium-AEP 500 mg

Integrity factor of cell membranes.

$31.00
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-60%
Crominex 3+Crominex 3+

Helps reduce body fat mass while preserving lean muscle mass. Safe and effective with excellent bioavailability

$7.20$18.00
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Indium Energy 24 mgIndium Energy 24 mg

Stimulating and rejuvenating trace mineral !

$69.00
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Iron Bisglycinate 25 mgIron Bisglycinate 25 mg

A highly bioavailable and well-tolerated form of iron

$14.00
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-35%
L-OptiZinc® 30 mgL-OptiZinc® 30 mg

methionine-bound zinc

$13.65$21.00
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L-Selenomethionine 200 mcgL-Selenomethionine 200 mcg

The most bioavailable form of selenium

$19.00
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Magnesium Malate 800 mgMagnesium Malate 800 mg

A patented form with improved bioavailability for chelating excess toxic aluminium 20% magnesium, 69% malic acid

$20.00
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Magnesium Orotate 500 mgMagnesium Orotate 500 mg

Highly-bioavailable form of magnesium

$34.00
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-35%
Magnesium Threonate 500 mgMagnesium Threonate 500 mg

An innovative new form of magnesium with exceptional brain-regenerating capacity

$44.85$69.00
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Mg Cl2 544 mgMg Cl2 544 mg

Magnesium chloride in the proportions recommended by Professor Delbet.

$15.00
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-40%
MultiMineral ComplexMultiMineral Complex

Complete, balanced, bioavailable mineral formulation Essential minerals at effective doses, in the most bioavailable forms

$17.40$29.00
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-40%
Natural Iodine 500 mgNatural Iodine 500 mg

A natural source of iodine with multiple benefits

$13.20$22.00
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OptiMagOptiMag

8 synergistic forms of magnesium for optimum bioavailability New, more absorbable and better-tolerated formulation

$29.00
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Potassium Bicarbonate 1350 mgPotassium Bicarbonate 1350 mg

For acid-base balance and cardiovascular protection

$27.00
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Potassium Orotate 150 mgPotassium Orotate 150 mg

Most easily-assimilated form of this essential mineral

$19.00
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Zinc L-carnosine 37,5 mgZinc L-carnosine 37,5 mg

Patented zinc-carnosine complex, protects the stomach from numerous irritants

$25.00
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Zinc Orotate 50 mgZinc Orotate 50 mg

Participates in a multitude of cellular and enzymatic processes

$17.00
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Why supplement with minerals?


Current dietary models do not always meet the nutritional needs of all individuals, particularly those for minerals. Given that bioavailability of minerals declines as we get older, the situation is only exacerbated with ageing; recommendations can become complex and there is a need for personalisation. Indeed, a number of studies showed that intake of magnesium, zinc, selenium and chromium in older people was lower than recommended amounts, unlike iron intake which was generally adequate (recommended daily amounts of iron are lower for women over 50 because menstruation ceases after the menopause).

This decline in intake is worrying because minerals play a role in all the body’s vital activities, particularly maintaining strong immunity. Fortunately, improvements in diet can be backed up by supplementing with mineral salts, which have been repeatedly shown to offer benefits in preventing and combatting inflammation and infection. In addition, maintaining optimal mineral levels may be crucial for brain function and preventing brain diseases such as Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease.
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