Chromium is an essential trace mineral that is best known for its role as an insulin co-factor.* Chromium is therefore critical for the maintenance of healthy glucose and carbohydrate metabolism; however, it is also important for the utilization of fat and protein.* Scientific studies also indicate that it may play a role in cardiovascular health.* As part of a healthy diet and exercise program, Chromium Picolinate may help to maintain healthy blood sugar levels already within the normal range and may also help to support a healthy body composition.* Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a vitamin-like compound that plays a central role in cellular energy production.* CoQ10 is found throughout the body, but is especially concentrated in the heart, liver, and kidney and production has been found to decline with age. CoQ10 works as a potent free radical scavenger in cell membranes, as well as within blood vessels.* Years of scientific research have shown that CoQ10 helps to maintain a healthy heart and vascular system.* NOW® CoQ10 is Pharmaceutical Grade. NOW CoQ10 products contain only the natural, all-trans form of CoQ10 produced by fermentation. Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is a common flowering plant found throughout the temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere. Dandelion Root has a long history of use by Native American, European, and Asian herbalists. Dandelion Root has many naturally occurring compounds including inulin, sesquiterpenes, and phenolic compounds such as flavonoids, minerals, and phytosterols. Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Selenium is an essential trace mineral that is found naturally in Brazil nuts, organ meats, seafood, and wheat germ. From the FDA's website: "Selenium may reduce the risk of certain cancers. Some scientific evidence suggests that consumption of selenium may reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer. However, FDA has determined that this evidence is limited and not conclusive. Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Zinc is essential to the normal function of many organs and systems within the body including the skeletal, immune, neurological, and endocrine systems.* Zinc is a necessary mineral co-factor for hundreds of enzymatic reactions related to protein and carbohydrate metabolism, RNA/DNA synthesis, and intercellular signaling.* It is also known to play a critical role in the body’s defense against oxidative processes and is especially helpful for maintenance of healthy aging.* Natural color variation may occur in this product.