Why should everyone take a multiple vitamin-mineral supplement?
Nutrition experts agree that, due to the state of the current food supply and because few Americans eat the recommended five servings daily of health-giving fruits and vegetables, a multiple vitamin-mineral formulation should be taken daily. Even the Journal of the American Medical Association, not known as a supporter of dietary supplements, has finally agreed that everyone should take a multi. A multi could be considered "dietary insurance," a small price to pay to be sure you get all the essential nutrients daily, even if you don't eat right. Even greater health benefits can be realized if you eat a healthy diet in addition to taking a multi.
Al's Formula is a comprehensive multiple vitamin-mineral formula designed to support the metabolic functions of the mature man. Al's Formula contains saw palmetto extract, extra zinc, and the amino acids alanine, glycine, and glutamic acid for nutritional support of the prostate.
Pure betaine and hawthorne extract are included to promote cardiovascular function. Al's Formula does not contain iron, as iron is generally not necessary and potentially harmful for some older men. Like all multiple vitamin-mineral supplements, Al's Formula contains the active forms of vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5'-phosphate), vitamin B6 (pyridoxal 5'-phosphate), vitamin B12 (adenosylcobalamin and methylcobalamin), and folic acid (folinic acid and L-5-MTHF).
Vitamin A (12,500 IU from Mixed Carotenes and 2,500 IU as Palmitate) 15,000 IU.
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 850 mg.
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) 1,600 IU.
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl) 400 IU.
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1) 100 mcg.
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCl) 40 mg.
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium) 11 mg.
Niacin (130 mg as Niacinamide and 30 mg as Niacin) 160 mg.
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate) 16.9 mg.
Folate (500 mcg as Calcium Folinate and 500 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt ) 1 mg.
Vitamin B12 (225 mcg as Adenosylcobalamin and 225 mcg as Methylcobalamin) 450 mcg.
Biotin 400 mcg.
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 413 mg.
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate-Malate) 300 mg.
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate-Malate) 285 mg.
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate) 30 mg.
Selenium (as Selenomethionine) 200 mcg.
Copper (as Copper Picolinate) 1.5 mg.
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate) 6 mg.
Chromium (as Chromium Chelidamate Arginate) 200 mcg.
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Picolinate) 100 mcg.
Potassium (as Potassium Citrate-Malate) 90 mcg.
Saw Palmetto extract (fruit) (Serenoa repens) 160 mg.
Choline Citrate 100 mg.
Glycine 100 mg.
L-Alanine 100 mg.
L-Glutamic Acid 100 mg.
Hawthorn extract (flowering tops) (Crataegus laevigata) 50 mg.
Boron (as Boron Picolinate) 3 mg.
Vanadium (as Vanadium Picolinate) 100 mcg.
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Silicon Dioxide, Leucine.
Serenoa standardized to Fatty Acids 85%. Crataegus standardized to Vitexin-2"-0-rhamnoside 1.8%.