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                          Astaxanthin is a member of the xanthophyll subcategory of carotenoids                                   NPN:
                          - organic pigments that occur mainly in plants. Like many carotenoids,                                   80061217

                          astaxanthin is a colorful, lipid-soluble pigment. Astaxanthin is found in                               Sizes:
                          microalgae, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp, crayfish, crustaceans, and the                                 60 capsules
                          feathers of some birds. It provides the red color of salmon meat and                                     120 capsules

                          the red color of cooked shellfish. Astaxanthin is a unique carotenoid                                   Each capsule contains:

                          that offers exceptional protection to the cell membrane from lipid                                      Medicinal ingredients:
                          peroxidation. It is 550 times more potent than Vitamin E in this role, and                              Astaxanthin (from Haematococcus
                          40 times more potent than beta-carotene in quenching singlet oxygen                                     Pluvialis microalgae extract) 6mg
                          free radicals. Studies have shown astaxanthin to be effective for ocular,                               Non-medicinal ingredients:
                          gastrointestinal and cardiovascular health. Astaxanthin’s fat-solubility                                Extra virgin olive oil, gelatin softgel
                                                                                                                                  capsule, glycerin, purified water

                                          and low molecular weight allows it to effectively cross the blood-brain                 ADult dosage:
                                          barrier to alleviate oxidative stress in the eyes, brain and central nervous             Take 1 - 2 capsules per day with food,
                                          system.                                                                                  or as directed by your health care
Astaxanthin has also been studied for its efficacy in addressing the conditions imposed by type II                                 practitioner.

diabetes. Studies have demonstrated that astaxanthin was capable of reducing blood glucose levels by                              Caution:
nearly 40% in animals.                                                                                                             Consult your health care practitioner
Astaxanthin has also been studied for its effect on dyspepsia (digestive problems in the upper                                     prior to use if you are pregnant or
abdominal region). An Australian study in 1999 among ten patients with non-ulcerous dyspepsia                                      breastfeeding.
                                                                                                                                   Do not use if seal is broken.

resulted in astaxanthin supplementation (at 40 mg daily for 21 days) reducing gastric pain, heartburn                             Keep out of the reach of children.
and total clinical symptoms by 52% and 78%.                                                                                       Recyclable container and label.
                                                                                                                                  Product of Canada.
                                                                                     Astaxanthin’s anti-oxidant effects are also

Product highlights:                                      beneficial in skin treatments. Studies have

@@Source of antioxidants                                 shown that oral supplementation with astaxanthin reduces skin dryness and fine

@@Provides antioxidants that help protect our cells      lines while improving moisture content and elasticity. Astaxanthin is also known to

   against the oxidative effect caused by free radicals  have protective properties against sunburns.

Fin Iron

                          Finlandia’s Fin Iron has been formulated with ferric ammonium citrate, a                                NPN:
                          non-constipating citrate form of iron, with folic acid and Vitamin B12. Red                              80002103
                          blood cell production is dependent on iron, Vitamin B12 and folic acid.
                          Deficiency of one or more of these nutrients can lead to anemia and low                                 Sizes:
                          red blood cell production. Fin Iron is an ideal combination to support the                               177 ml
                          formulation and maintenance of red blood cells.
                                                                                                                                  Each level teaspoon contains:
                          Iron is an essential trace mineral in human nutrition. It is involved in the                             Medicinal ingredients:
                          entire process of respiration, including oxygen transport and electron                                   Folate (folic acid) 440 µg
                          transport. The principal goal of respiration is the production of biological                             Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) 110 µg
                          energy.                                                                                                  Iron (ferric ammonium citrate)20 mg
                                                                                                                                   Non-medicinal ingredients:
                          Iron deficiency, which can lead to a microcytic, hypochromic anemia,                                     Vanilla, glycerin, potassium sorbate,
                                                                                                                                   sodium benzoate, stevia, water
                          is the most common nutritional disorder in the world. Approximately
                                                                                                                                  ADult dosage:
25% of the world’s population is iron deficient. In addition, iron is necessary for the production of                              Take 1 level teaspoon per day with
                                                                                                                                   food or as directed by your health care
hemoglobin. Iron deficiency can lead to decreased production of hemoglobin. This can result in                                     practitioner.

microcytic and hypochromic anemia. Iron deficiency is known to diminish various aspects of immune                                 Caution:
                                                                                                                                   Consult your health care practitioner
function. Adequate levels help maintain cellular immunity and help to protect against some infections.                             prior to use if you are pregnant or
                                                                                                                                   breastfeeding. Do not use if seal is
Cell-mediated immune response may be impaired when iron deficiency negatively impacts the iron-                                    broken.
                                                                                                                                          Keep out of the reach of children.
requiring enzyme called ribonucleotide reductase, an enzyme that appears to be essential for the                                          Recyclable container and label.
                                                                                                                                          Product of Canada.
proper function of the T-lymphocyte arm of immunity. This formula is ideal to help maintain healthy

                                                     physiological iron stores and supports red blood

Product highlights:                                  cell formation and production. In addition, the

@@May increase red blood cell production             pleasant taste of Fin Iron makes it easy to take.

@@Highly absorbable iron supplement

@@Best tasting iron supplement on the market

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