Lipid-bound sulfur has proven beneficial for the pain, swelling and stiffness of osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative arthritis or “wear and tear” arthritis. Sulfur is an essential nutrient for the strong yet flexible connective tissues in the joints most affected by OA – hands, knees and hips.
Sulfur deficiency compromises the strength and flexibility of all four connective tissues in joints - cartilage, tendons, ligaments and muscles. Continued >>
Although most Americans get the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of selenium, the late Dr. Gerhard Schrauzer, a world renowned expert and researcher on selenium, said in a 2010 interview: “…for effective cancer risk reduction, selenium supplementation at reasonable levels in adults for example, 100-200 mcg per day, should begin as early as possible and be maintained over the entire lifespan.”
One drop of Lipid-bound Selenium provides 133 mcg. Three drops of Lipid-bound Selenium proves 399 mcg. 400 mcg per day is considered safe upper limit of supplemental selenium. Continued >>
The most common causes of zinc deficiency are decreased absorption, primarily due to compromised gastrointestinal (G.I.) function, and insufficient dietary zinc.
G.I. function is compromised by inflammation, Leaky Gut, low stomach acid, low enzymes and an unhealthy gut microbiome.
Other common causes of zinc deficiency include medications (NSAIDs, acid blockers, antibiotics), a diet high in sugar and carbs, high toxin exposure and stress. Continued >>
The connections between calcium intake, vascular calcifications and cardiovascular events – thrombosis, strokes and infractions – is well established. A meta-analysis of 11 randomized controlled studies found a 31% increase in heart attacks, 20% increase in strokes and a 9% increase in death from all causes if combined dietary and supplemental calcium intake exceeded 805 mg/day, the average intake of the 12,000 participants analyzed. *
High calcium intake, the combination of dietary and supplemental calcium, bears risk of calcium deposits in soft tissues, specifically in coronary arteries in the meta-analysis described above.
The advantage of lipid-bound calcium is that it is taken up by cells where a calcium deficiency is contributing to pathology. It will not accumulate in cells where it is not needed. Continued >>