What Are True Chelates
For minerals to properly form coordinate covalent bonds with the amino groups of amino acids, they must be mixed in liquid solution. These bonds cannot form in a dry environment by simply mixing ingredients together in powdered form. True chelates need to be small enough in molecular weight to be absorbed by the body (not more than 800 daltons).
True chelates are absorbed better than mineral salts and are better retained in body tissue. Chelates are better tolerated than non-bound mineral salts. Since they are better tolerated and absorbed they are less likely to cause loose stools or other gastrointestinal discomfort. The ligands the minerals are chelated to are important as the chelated compound will remain chelated throughout the gut and into the bloodstream.
Mineral salts from non-true chelate's break apart far sooner, usually in the stomach, leaving the body with the extra compound to deal with and the mineral in ionic form. Ionic minerals can interfere with the absorption of other minerals such as iron and zinc whereas chelated minerals do not. Albion minerals are mainly chelated with the amino acid glycine due to its low molecular weight. Glycine is very safe, even in high doses. It helps to slow the degeneration of muscle tissue as it helps to synthesize creatine. Glycine is involved in energy production, formation of amino acids for the immune system, CNS function, liver detoxification, and prostate health.
Multiple Mineral, Mineral Packs & Foods
Broad based, high potency based on the latest research, these products contain a wide variety of vitamins and minerals for most needs.
- intraMIN - Liquid Multi Mineral Formula
- intraMax - Liquid Multi Vitamin & Mineral Formula
- Twice Daily Essential Packs - Convenient & Effective Multi
- Metabolic Support Pak or Metabolic Synergy - For those with blood sugar issues, hypoglycemia, diabetes and endocrine disorders
If you prefer to drink your vitamins and minerals we suggest either PaleoMeal or Vitavesence.
Individual Minerals and Mineral Complexes
This section includes high potency pharmaceutical grade mineral and mineral complexes based on the latest nutritional research. If you do not find what you are looking for let us know, we can probably get it.
These products come from the best of the professional supplement companies. Generally these products are far superior to what you will generally find in a health food store, drug store or from a multi-level marketing company. No hype, just professional products that meet label claims, are free of toxic tag alongs and do what they claim.
Hair Mineral Analysis
This section includes the option to do a Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis. The TMA is one of the most cost effective methods for testing a variety of mineral levels, ratios and toxic metals. While there are many methods for doing this, the TMA is the least expensive and non-invasive. Based on your analysis a personalized report and supplement program is provided.
To test for the common problem of iodine deficiency and possible hypothyroid do the Iodine Test.
Toxic Metals Testing
If you are concerned about toxic metals we recommend doing the Provoked Toxic Element Clearance Test.
If you are uncertain as to which products or programs to use or which tests to take; or, if you would like additional help:
- Contact us with a brief question.
- Arrange a phone consultation with Dr. Forrest.
Call ( 408) 354-4262
Boron 2 mg 60 vcaps | Pure Encapsulations - Boron nutritionally promotes the proper utilization of many vitamins, minerals, and hormones which are crucial to the optimal functioning of the human body*(hide)
C-M-K Citrate 100 caps | Progressive Labs - Three important minerals (calcium, magnesium and potassium) that work together synergistically for better absorption and bioavailability*(hide)
Chromium #5 Liquid Minerals | BodyBio - Chromium is essential for the normal function of insulin and it is also important for lipid metabolism*(hide)
Comprehensive Urine Elements Profile | Genova Diagnostics - test which measures urinary excretion of 15 nutrient elements and 20 toxic metals(hide)
Consultation with Dr. Forrest - Dr. Forrest, MA, MH, DC, is a licensed chiropractor in California. His is available for in-office visits and informational/educational phone/Skype consultations and Zyto and EVOX Biometric Body Scans. You are welcome to draw on his over 28 years of clinical experience.*(hide)
Copper #4 Liquid Minerals | BodyBio - Copper is essential for collagen stability, iron absorption and the prevention of free radical damage*(hide)
E-lyte Balanced Electrolyte Concentrate | BodyBio- Liquid Minerals dietary supplement that cleans and replenishes the blood by balancing the essential electrolytes, which is vital. *(hide)
Electrolyte Stamina Tablets 90 tabs | Trace Minerals Research - ideal for sports performance, people working in high temperatures, and anyone expecting to experience high levels of fluid loss*(hide)
Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis (HTMA | Analytical Research Labs - simply stated, is a screening test that measures the mineral content and mineral ratios of your hair. However, a hair tissue mineral analysis is much more than a test for minerals.*(hide)
intraMAX | Organic Liquid Vitamin Supplement | Drucker Labs - Our best multi vitamin. A comprensive. liquid, natural organic supplement that tastes good.*(hide)
Iodine #9 Liquid Minerals| BodyBio - Iodine is essential for the production of thyroid hormones*
Iodine Loading Combination Test | Hakala Research is a measurement of whole body sufficiency for iodine. It is especially helpful is testing for thyroid condtions.(hide)
Ionic Boron 2 oz | Trace Minerals Research - Ionic Boron is a rich, concentrated liquid dietary supplement that provides boron in an ionic form–the form most widely recognized by the body*(hide)
Liquid Minerals Set | BodyBio- Liquid Minerals This set contains Potassium, Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, Chromium, Manganese, Molybdenum & Selenium*(hide)
Magnesium #3 Liquid Minerals | BodyBio - Magnesium is a co-factor of well over 300 enzymes in the human body. It is essential for nerve and muscle function*(hide)
Manganese #6 Liquid Minerals | BodyBio - Manganese is essential for carbohydrate, bone and lipid metabolism*
Molybdenum #7 Liquid Minerals | BodyBio - Molybdenum is an essential trace element, and functions as a cofactor of various enzymes involved in the detoxification*
MTK plus - Liquid Minerals Test Kit | BodyBio- Liquid Minerals test bottles for liquid minerals 1-8, taste test scale with rating information PLUS BodyBio's Liquid Minerals 1 - 8.*(hide)
Potassium #1 Liquid Minerals | BodyBio - Potassium is essential for healthy cell function, nerve transmission and pH balance
Selenium #8 Liquid Minerals | BodyBio - Selenium is essential for the production of thyroid hormones and is an important component of antioxidant enzymes.*(hide)
Iodine 6.25 mg 90 caps
Neo40 Professional Nitric Oxide Booster
- • Neo 40 helps improve circulation and the cardiovascular system
- • NEO 40 raises Nitric Oxide
- • ED is caused by low Nitric Oxide
- • Now available in 30 or 60 lozenges
- • NEW Proessional Strength version available
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