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Douglas Laboratories - Anti-Oxidant - 90 Capsules

Douglas Laboratories - Anti-Oxidant - 90 Capsules
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Potent antioxidant supplement*
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Douglas Laboratories - Anti-Oxidant

Wide Spectrum Antioxidant Protection

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free - 90 Capsules

Douglas Laboratories Anti-Oxidant is a potent antioxidant dietary supplement that includes not only antioxidant vitamins such as vitamin C and vitamin E, but also other nutrients that effectively participate in our body's antioxidant defense systems.

Anti-Oxidant FUNCTIONS

Body cells and tissues are threatened continuously by damage caused by toxic free radicals and reactive oxygen species (e.g., peroxides) which are produced during normal oxygen metabolism, by other chemical reactions, and by toxic agents in the environment. Free radicals, once formed, are capable of disrupting metabolic activity and cell structure. When this occurs, additional free radicals are produced which, in turn, can result in more extensive damage to cells and tissues. The uncontrolled production of free radicals is thought to be a major contributing factor to many degenerative pathologies.

The body's antioxidant defense system is more than the sum of its parts. That's because antioxidants depend on each other for ongoing effectiveness. For example, beta-carotene supports vitamin E, recognized as the body's most valuable fat soluble antioxidant. It prevents oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids by inactivating free radicals, thus stabilizing and protecting cell membranes, e.g. in the lungs, eyes, and arteries. Vitamin E can be regenerated by vitamin C.

Vitamin C is a potent water-soluble antioxidant nutrient, also protecting cells from oxygen free radical damage. It is essential for connective tissue and bone metabolism, capillary health, and immune function. Vitamin C works together with vitamin E. When vitamin E is inactivated by neutralizing free radicals, vitamin C regenerates it back to full activity. In this process, however, vitamin C is oxidized and loses its antioxidant activity. Glutathione reactivates vitamin C, while selenium and B-vitamins are needed to keep glutathione effective.

Glutathione is a naturally occurring tripeptide which is a major component of two anti-free radical enzymes - glutathione peroxidase and glutathione reductase. As such, glutathione offers one mechanism for scavenging toxic free radicals and inhibiting peroxidation thereby slowing down free-radical catalyzed chain reactions. Glutathione can also reactivate (reduce) oxidized vitamin C. Glutathione per se is well absorbed in the intestine, and enters the blood and other extracellular compartments where it exerts much of its beneficial antioxidant effects. However, it can not effectively enter the cell.

Anti-Oxidant INDICATIONS

Antioxidant may be a useful nutritional adjunct for individuals who wish to increase their intake of a wide spectrum of nutritional antioxidants.

SIDE EFFECTS: No adverse side effects have been reported.

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Additional Information
SKU DouglasLabs-7468-90X-6899
Directions

Directions: Adults take 3 capsules daily with meals or as directed by physician.

Storage: Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.

Ingredients
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3 Capsules
Servings per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving %DV
Vitamin A (100% as Beta-Carotene) 12,500 IU 250%
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid/ascorbyl palmitate) 200 mg 333%
Vitamin E 150 IU 500%
Thiamine 40 mg 2667%
Riboflavin 20 mg 1177%
Niacinamide 20 mg 100%
Vitamin B-6 (as Pyridoxine HCl/ Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate) 20 mg 1000%
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 20 mg 200%
Selenium 50 mcg 71%
Bioflavonoids (Lemon) 200 mg *
L-Cysteine 200 mg *
Choline (from 200 mg Choline Bitartrate) 94 mg *
Inositol 200 mg *
L-Methionine 20 mg *
DMG (n,n dimethylglycine) 20 mg *
Glutathione 15 mg *
*Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Cellulose, gelatin (capsule), and vegetable stearate.

No yeast, wheat gluten, soy protein, milk/dairy, corn, sodium, sugar, starch, artificial coloring, preservatives or flavoring.
UPC Code 310539746899
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