Solgar Homocysteine Modulators help to reduce homocysteine levels and promote a healthy cardiovascular system.* Â
Protect your Heart and Mind
Homocysteine is made in the body as the result of protein metabolism. In healthy individuals, homocysteine build-up is prevented by either the conversion of homocysteine back to the amino acid methionine or into the harmless compound, cystathionine.Â The conversion of homocysteine to methionine is dependent upon an adequate supply of methyl groups. These methyl groups are found in certain nutrients (eg. folic acid, B12 and trimethylglycine), which can act as methyl donors. The conversion of homocysteine to cystathionine is dependent upon vitamin B6.Â Research has shown that elevated levels of homocysteine in the blood may significantly increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and age-related cognitive disorders. Â
Solgar Homocysteine Modulators
Trimethylglycine (TMG)Â â€“ a phytonutrient extracted from sugar beet. It donates methyl groups to homocysteine to form methionine and may lower cholesterol and total blood lipids
Vitamin B6Â â€“ needed for conversion of homocysteine into cystathionine. Studies show those with low blood levels of B6 are five times more likely to have a heart attack
Vitamin B12 and folic acidÂ â€“ deficiencies in these nutrients lead to high homocysteine levels. These important B vitamins act as methyl donors to facilitate the conversion of homocysteine back to methionine
SUGGESTED USE:Â As a dietary supplement for adults, take two (2) vegetable capsules daily, preferably with a meal, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or have any medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking any dietary supplement. Discontinue use and consult your healthcare practitioner if any adverse reactions occur. Keep out of reach of children. Store at room temperature. Do not use if outer bottle seal is missing or damaged.
Solgarâ€™s KOF-K certification #K-1250
Vegetarian and Kosher
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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