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Our immune system is designed to defend our body against bacteria, viruses, infections and diseases. It can be incredibly efficient when properly supported and healthy.
 
All self supplements are formulated with the most trusted and recognized multi-functional vitamins, minerals and micro-nutrients to support a healthy Immunity and Total Body Wellness. 

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Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that can protect against cell damage and support your immune system by improving the quality of your skin (epithelial barrier function). It has been shown to enhance the function of cells like phagocytes that attack bacteria and viruses. It has also been shown to aid in the reduction of severity of the common cold, and even prevent it under certain conditions. Also known as ascorbic acid, is necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues. It's involved in many body functions, including formation of collagen, absorption of iron, the immune system, wound healing, and the maintenance of cartilage, bones, and teeth.1  Vitamin C should not be consumed in excess of 2,000 mg per day.  

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Vitamin C sources include Citrus fruits, Kiwi, Bell Peppers, Brussels Sprouts and Spinach.

1 medium orange has ~70mg of Vitamin C or 78% of the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 450 mg per serving. 

Zinc is a mineral needed for the proper growth and maintenance of the human body. It is found in several systems and biological reactions, and it is needed for immune function, wound healing, blood clotting, thyroid function, and much more. Its deficiency has been shown to negatively affect your immune system.† 

 

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Zinc sources include Pumpkin Seeds, Grass fed Beef, Lamb, Eggs, Beans, Garlic and Spinach.

Pumpkin seeds are rich in Zinc The Recommended daily Allowance (RDA) is 11 mg (for adults).. We include 40 mg per serving. 

Vitamin D2, sometimes called the "sunshine vitamin", vitamin D is vital to supporting a healthy immune system. Deficiency in vitamin D is often associated with increased autoimmunity as well as an increased susceptibility to infection and colds. The best known actions of vitamin D are to promote calcium homeostasis and overall bone, teeth and muscle health.† 

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Vitamin D sources include good old Sunshine, Sardines, Dairy Products, Eggs and Mushrooms. 

The chantarelle mushroom is rich in Vitamin D. The Recommended daily Allowance (RDA) is 20 mg.. We include 75 mg per serving. (For comparison purpose only. Our Vit-D is 100% vegan!)

Elderberry flowers and berries are packed with antioxidants and vitamins that may boost the immune system. They can help reduce inflammation, stress, and help protect your heart. Some experts recommend elderberry to help prevent and ease cold and flu symptoms with an added side benefit that it has a great natural flavor.† 

 

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Elderberries: There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 400 mg of 4:1 extract per serving. 

Reishi mushroom, also commonly referred to as the Mushroom of Immortality, has antioxidant properties and may enhance immune response. Reishi mushroom contains complex sugars known as beta-glucans which have been used to help enhance the immune system, reduce stress, improve sleep, and lessen fatigue.6,7 † 

 

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Reishi: There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 25 mg of organic mushroom per serving. 

IMMUNITY & ENERGY BOOSTERS

Echinacea extract seems to have a positive effect on the immune system, your body's defense against germs. Research shows it may help in the production of white blood cells, which fight infections and fend off colds. †  

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Echinacea: There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 200 mg of extract per serving. 

Shiitake mushroom is one of the most popular and trusted choice of mushroom to help boost immune systems due to its high content of nutrients, such as B vitamins, vitamin D, selenium, niacin, beta-glucans and 7 of the 8 essential amino acids.8   

 

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Shiitake: There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 25 mg of organic mushroom per serving. 

Lion's Mane mushroom is a super-source of beta-glucan and may enhance the immune system, in part by reducing inflammation (particularly intestinal) and preventing oxidation.9 Lion’s mane mushroom is also often called “Nature’s Nutrient for the Neurons” due to its impressive ability to stimulate nerve growth factor (NGF) production. While NGF is largely tied to its significance with neurological function, it is also effective in many other areas, including our immunity.†  

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Lion's Mane: There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 100 mg of organic mushroom per serving. 

Turkey Tail mushroom contains a wide variety of phenol and flavonoid antioxidants like quercetin and baicalein which help promote your immune system health by reducing inflammation and stimulating the release of protective compounds. PSK and PSP are powerful polysaccharopeptides found in turkey tail mushrooms that may strengthen the overall health of your immune system. Additionally, Turkey tail mushroom may positively impact gut bacterial balance by enhancing the growth of beneficial bacteria while suppressing harmful species.10 

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Turkey Tail: There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 25 mg of organic mushroom per serving.

Yerba Mate: There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 400 mg per serving.

Yerba Mate (ilex paraguariensis) is considered an adaptogenic herb which contains saponins, natural compounds with anti-inflammatory properties. In addition, it provides small amounts of vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, potassium, manganese and zinc. In fact, it contains more antioxdants than Green Tea. These antioxidants can strengthen your immune system and promote health.11 The impressive health benefits of drinking yerba mate include increased energy, mental alertness and enhanced weight loss.12  †  This mind and body stimulant's energy comes from is xanthine, which is like having the best part of coffee without the crash or jittery effects.†   

 

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IMMUNITY & BRAIN ENHANCE 

Alpha GPC (glycerophosphocholine) is a cholinergic compound that is used for its nootropic and cognitive-promoting properties, enhancing learning ability and considered to aid enhance power output and growth hormone production in athletes. It may support cellular membranes, and aid in cognitive decline. Alpha-GPC seems to increase a chemical in the brain called acetylcholine which is important for memory and learning functions.13 †   

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Alpha GPC sources of choline include beef liver, fish, eggs, nuts, cauliflower and broccoli.

There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 400 mg per serving. 

L-Tyrosine is an amino acid, which are the building blocks of proteins. It is often used to support better learning, memory, and alertness, especially during stressful situations.14 † 

 

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L-Tyrosine sources include dairy products, meats, fish, eggs, nuts, beans, oats, and wheat. 

There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 500 mg per serving.

L-Theanine is an amino acid found in tea leaves and first identified by Japanese scientists in 1949. It promotes relaxation and sleep by elevating levels of GABA, seratonin and dopamine neurotransmitters that help regulate emotions, mood, concentration alertness and relaxation, as well as energy, appetite, and other cognitive skills. It is believed to have an effect on reducing levels of chemicals like coricosterone that are linked to memory loss, stress and anxiety and age-related cognitive damage. L-Theanine also appears to trigger the release of alpha-waves, which enhances relaxation, focus, and creativity without sedating.14  

 

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L-Theanine sources include tea and some types of mushrooms. 

There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 200 mg per serving. .

Vitamin B-12 sources include green cabbage, shiitake mushrooms, poultry, meat, fish and dairy products.

The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) is 2.4 mcg. We include 25 mcg per serving. 

Vitamin B-12 (pyridoxine) deficiencies have been associated with dementia, low cognitive function, anemia, mood disturbances, fatigue, and nerve damage among other things.18

 

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Vitamin B-6 (methylcobalamin) is required for the proper function of sugars, fats, and proteins in the body. It is also required for the proper growth and development of the brain, nerves, skin, and many other parts of the body.16 It may indirectly help with brain function by lowering levels of homocysteine, as high levels of this protein in the body have been linked with a higher incidence of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and cognitive decline.17

 

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Vitamin B-6 sources include cereals, beans, vegetables, liver, meat, and eggs. 

The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) ranges between 1.2 and 2 depending on gender and age. We include 5 mg per serving.

Acai Berry extract is native to the rainforests of South America, and an abundant source of the antioxidant anthocyanin, which has been shown to improve memory, lower oxidative stress and inflammation and promote cognitive health.19 

 

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Acai: There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 400 mg per serving. 

IMMUNITY & UNWIND SUPPORT 

Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) dates back over 3,000 years in India used as an Ayurvedic treatment for anxiety, energy and ageing. Ashwagandha is commonly used for people with anxiety, nervous stress and difficulty sleeping.20 

 

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Ashwagandha: There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 350 mg per serving. 

L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid required to produce proteins and important neurotransmitters in the  brain such as serotonin, which helps regulate mood and sleep.21  

 

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L-Tryptophan sources include turkey, bananas, cheese, chocolate, dried dates, fish, tofu and tree nuts.

There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 500 mg per serving. 

Melatonin sources include Goji berries, walnuts, almonds, pineapple, bananas and oranges.

There is no Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). We include 2.5 mg per serving.

Melatonin is a hormone produced naturally by the pineal gland at night and helps promote sleep. It is also researched in relation to its effect to increase gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) to treat calming and anxiety. 22 

 

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Magnesium is an essential dietary mineral that is widely used for anxiety and stress. Sometimes referred to as“the original chill pill”, it is vital in over 600 enzymatic reactions,  yet it is also one of the most common nutritional deficiencies even in developed countries.23 One way magnesium counters stress is by binding to and stimulating GABA  (gamma-aminobutyric acid) receptors in the brain.24 Low GABA is associated with numerous stress-related disorders including generalized anxiety, panic attacks, irritable bowel syndrome, and involuntary movement syndromes. Magnesium is also reported to restrict the release of stress hormones and act as a filter to prevent them from entering the brain.25

 

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 Magnesium sources include green leafy vegetables, such as spinach, legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole grains.

 

The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) is between 310-420 mg depending on age and gender. We include 300 mg per serving.

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References: *All quantities are estimated based on DV's for products where that is available, however for ingredients without official DV's, quantities are based on our internal assessment of generally recommended daily servings or values from publicly available online sources. 1. https://www.webmd.com/diet/features/the-benefits-of-vitamin-c#1; 2. https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-982/zinc#:~:text=Zinc%20is%20needed%20for%20the,thyroid%20function%2C%20and%20much%20more.; 3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3166406/; 4. https://www.webmd.com/diet/elderberry-health-benefits#:~:text=most%20healing%20plants.-,Benefits,ease%20cold%20and%20flu%20symptoms.; 5. https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/cold-guide/echinacea-common-cold#:~:text=Extracts%20of%20echinacea%20do%20seem,slight%20benefit%20in%20preventing%20colds.; 6. https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/integrative-medicine/herbs/reishi-mushroom; 7. https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/reishi-mushroom-uses-and-risks#1; 8. https://www.mushroom-revival.com/mushrooms-boost-immune-system/#:~:text=Mushrooms%20to%20Boost%20Immune%20System%3A%20Shiitake&text=Shiitake%20is%20an%20excellent%20choice,the%208%20essential%20amino%20acids.; 9. medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323400#:~:text=Immune%20function,of%20the%20intestinal%20immune%20system; 

10. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/turkey-tail-mushroom#section5; 11.https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/8-benefits-of-yerba-mate#:~:text=May%20Boost%20Your%20Immune%20System,health%20(%2023%20%2C%2024%20);   12. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-are-the-health-benefits-of-yerba-mate/ ; 13. https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-1087/alpha-gpc; 14. https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-1037/tyrosine  15. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/sleep-newzzz/201708/what-you-need-know-about-l-theanine; 16 .https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-934/pyridoxine-vitamin-b6 ; 17. https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/vitamin-b6/  18. https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements-vitamin-b12/art-20363663 ;  19. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/305576#:~:text=Cognitive%20function&text=Specifically%2C%20the%20antioxidant%20anthocyanin%2C%20which,to%20enhance%20and%20improve%20memory; 20. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/inner-source/201401/ashwagandha-anxiety; 21.https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/l-tryptophan-uses-and-risks#1; 22.https://www.healthline.com/health/anxiety/melatonin-for-anxiety#research; 23. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25540137/  24. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11447329/; 25. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/evolutionary-psychiatry/201106/magnesium-and-the-brain-the-original-chill-pill 

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