Thursday, 31 March 2011

Solgar Earth Source Multi-Nutrient Tablets: A Complete Whole Food Multivitamin

There are multivitamins and then there are multivitamins. Solgar Earth Source Multi-Nutrient must be one of the most complete whole food multis on the face of the planet. This multivitamin formula includes whole food concentrates from some of the most nutritionally potent plant foods on earth. These include foods that are bursting with bioflavonoids, chlorophyll, enzymes, carotenoids, nucleic acids and cell salts. The synergistic formula provides antioxidants as well as beneficial phytonutrients.

                                 Who should take it?
Solgar recommends that Solgar Earth Source Multi-Nutrient Tablets are designed for men and women who want to achieve the benefits associated with a multivitamin containing whole food concentrates. Just what "whole food concentrates" are you can see below but there isn't any ingredient which seem to be lacking. This multivitamin is favoured by my daughter who is a young, very active young lady who eats well but nevertheless feels the extra health insurance it provides prevents her from becoming run-down.

Free from
They are Free of yeast, soy and dairy products and are formulated without the use of artificial preservatives, flavours or colours. They are also suitable for vegans.

What are its key features?
Three-a-day formula
All essential vitamins and minerals
B complex
Multi-chelated minerals
Non-constipating iron
Bioflavonoids
Digestive aids
Nutritional factors
Wholefood base and herbal base

How do you take it?
As a food supplement for adults, three (3) tablets daily, preferably at mealtime, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. Do not exceed directions for use.

What are its Ingredients?
Three (3) tablets provide:
Vitamin C [as calcium ascorbate] 1000 mg
Spirulina powder 1000 mg
Calcium
[as carbonate, ascorbate, citrate] 250 mg
Magnesium [as oxide, citrate] 125 mg
Vitamin E [250 IU, as d-alpha tocopheryl
succinate] 168 mg
Barley Grass Powder 110 mg
Iron [as bisglycinate†] 18 mg
Chlorella Powder [as broken cell wall] 100 mg
Wheat Grass Powder 100 mg
Flaxseed [Linseed] Oil Powder 100 mg
Citrus Bioflavonoids [as prep.] 10 mg
Natural Source Betacarotene [as prep.] 5.4 mg
Providing other carotenoids 14 μg
Zinc [as picolinate] 15 mg
Choline [as Bitartrate] 21 mg
Siberian Ginseng Root Powder 50 mg
Rutin [from Dimorphandra mollis pods] 50 mg
Borage Seed Oil Powder 50 mg
Sunflower Seed Oil Powder 50 mg
Active Herb Powdered Base
[Echinacea purpurea root, Milk Thistle Seed,
Ginger Root, Cayenne Fruit] 33 mg
Glycine 45 mg
Boron [as sodium borate, citric acid] 1 mg
Manganese [as gluconate] 4 mg
Thiamin [Vitamin B1, as thiamine mononitrate] 25 mg
Pantothenic Acid [Vitamin B5, as
calcium pantothenate] 25 mg
Iodine [as potassium iodide prep.] 150 μg
Vitamin B6 [as pyridoxine hydrochloride] 25mg**
Niacin [Vitamin B3, as niacinamide] 25 mg
Vitamin B12 [as cobalamin prep.] 240 μg
Riboflavin [Vitamin B2,
as Riboflavin - 5 - phosphate] 27.5 mg
Quercetin Dihydrate 25 mg
Apple Pectin 25 mg
Oat Fibre Powder 25 mg
Inositol 25 mg
Betaine Hydrochloride [from beet molasses] 20 mg
Papain [from papaya-2000 USP units/g] 20 mg
Bromelain Powder [from pineapple-2000GDU/g] 20 mg
Hesperidin [as prep., from orange] 3.5 mg
Vitamin D [400 IU, as D2 prep.] 10 μg
Biotin [as prep.] 48 μg
Chlorophyll Powder [from seaweed] 4 mg
L-Glutathione 5 mg
Lipase 5 mg
Amylase 5 mg
Selenium [as selenomethionine] 24 μg
Folic Acid [as prep.] 400 μg
Copper [as gluconate] 480 μg
Cellulase 2.5 mg
Chromium [as picolinate] 90 μg
Colour: copper complexes of chlorophyllins

Other Information
Made from vegetable stearic acid.


Fully reacted chelates Albion process patent No. 4,599,152 Chelazomes
††
Unique form of chelated iron [iron bisglycinate] formulated for maximum absorption without gastrointestinal irritation or the constipating effects that often accompany iron supplementation. Albion process patent No. 4,599,152 Chelazomes

Tableted with these natural ingredients:
microcrystalline cellulose,
hydroxypropyl cellulose,
silicon dioxide,
magnesium stearate**,
stearic acid**, cellulose gum,
hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose,
anthocyanins
(from grapeskin),
titanium dioxide,
vegetable glycerin.

Caution
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product.

To see our range of Solgar multivitamins, click on the following link: Solgar Health Store.  Or you can visit us at Elixirhealth.co.uk, where you can see our full range of multivitamins, including Solgar's. If you wish to speak to a customer advisor, you an telephone us on 01208 814500 for further information.

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