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What Makes Isotonix® Isochrome Unique?
Isotonix Isochrome is a distinctive combination of essential compounds that includes vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes and Co-enzyme Q10. Isotonix Isochrome provides nutrients that help support healthy blood sugar maintenance. The key ingredients included in Isotonix Isochrome assist in the body's production of energy.*
Isotonix Isochrome provides a powerful dose of chromium, which has been shown to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels and healthy levels of blood cholesterol. Chromium also aids in supporting healthy metabolic rates and muscle performance.*
Isotonix Isochrome is delivered in isotonic form which provides rapid absorption and superior delivery. Isotonix Isochrome is best taken with a meal.
Primary Benefits of Isotonix® Isochrome:
- Helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels
- Supports insulin activity
- Helps to maintain cardiovascular health
- Helps with energy and stamina
- Promotes muscle health and strength
- Helps in weight management
Key Ingredients found in Isotonix® Isochrome:
Chromium picolinate is an essential trace mineral which promotes efficient functioning of insulin, which is important because good insulin activity is critical for hunger control, supporting metabolism, building and retaining muscle and vital organ tissue. Chromium picolinate is good for individuals trying to lose weight since it helps retain muscle mass. When muscle tissue is lost, it may reduce the metabolic rate.*
Chromium arginate is a form of chromium that is bonded with the essential amino acid Arginine. Like chromium picolinate, it too can support normal insulin activity and the metabolism of protein, fat and carbohydrates.
Together with chromium picolinate, chromium arginate helps to support cardiovascular health by helping to maintain normal insulin sensitivity. It also helps maintain healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels, preserve lean muscle mass and control sugar cravings.*
Coenzyme Q10 belongs to a family of substances called ubiquinones, and is a fat-soluble, wax-like substance that is part of the respiratory chain. It is synthesized in the cells and is involved in electron transport and energy production in mitochondria where about 95 percent of the total energy required by the human body is generated. In the cellular system, CoQ10 functions to generate energy from oxygen, in the form of ATP. CoQ10 also exhibits activity as a free radical scavenger and an antioxidant. The antioxidant activity in the mitochondria and cell membranes protects against peroxidation of lipid membranes.*
Coenzyme Q10 can be found in spinach, broccoli, nuts, meats and fish. In the body, it is found in highest concentration in the cells of the heart, liver, kidney, spleen and pancreas, which all require vast amounts of energy. Supplementation with CoQ10 may be most beneficial for adults because the levels of CoQ10 in the body tend to peak around the age of 20 and then decline with age.
L-carnitine is an amino acid that is found in nearly all cells of the body. L-carnitine supports fat metabolism in the heart, organs and tissue. L-carnitine occurs naturally in animal products and only very small amounts are found in plants, with a few exceptions, such as avocado and some fermented soy products. It also plays an essential role in the transportion of long chain fatty acids into the mitochondria of the cell, which results in additional energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP). L-carnitine is synthesized in the body, mainly in the liver and kidneys, from the essential amino acids L-lysine and L-methionine.*
Lipase is a fat-digesting enzyme that supports the body's normal breakdown of dietary fats into an absorbable form. Lipases, such as human pancreatic lipase, support the normal conversion of triglyceride substrates found in oils from food to monoglycerides and free fatty acids. Some lipases also work within the interior spaces of living cells to support the normal degradation of lipids.
Frequently Asked Questions about Isotonix® Isochrome:
Why is fructose in Isotonix® Isochrome?
Fructose is the sweetest of all naturally-occurring sugars. It helps to make Isotonix Isochrome pleasant tasting with fewer calories. Consuming fructose does not produce the extreme highs and lows in blood sugar levels that ordinary table sugar might.
What is the best time of day to take Isotonix® Isochrome?
Because Isotonix Isochrome contains CoQ10, a fat soluble co-enzyme, Isotonix Isochrome is best taken with a meal.
Is chromium picolinate safe?
Yes. Over 35 clinical trials have been conducted to analyze chromium picolinate and its effects.
Can you get L-carnitine from any food sources?
Yes, L-carnitine can be found in meats, vegetables and grains. It typically comes in higher concentrations in red meats such as beef or lamb, and in lower concentrations in white meats and vegetables.
What are the other ingredients in Isotonix Isochrome useful for?
Isotonix Isochrome also includes boron, potassium, and vitamins B2 and B6. Potassium is a mineral that helps maintain fluid balance in the body, promotes normal nerve transmission, muscle relaxation, glycogen and protein synthesis and proper heartbeat. Vitamin B2 promotes glycogen synthesis, supports energy production, and supports the normal breakdown of fats while functioning as a cofactor in activating vitamin B6 and folic acid. Vitamin B6 helps to promote protein metabolism and the normal break down of glycogen, supports the conversion of linoleic to arachidonic acid and promotes the normal synthesis of brain chemicals, niacin, antibodies, red blood cells, DNA and elastin.
Scientific Studies Which Support Isotonix® Isochrome:
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product(s) is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.