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Genestra - Multi Glyco Vitamin-Mineral Supplement

Genestra - Multi Glyco Vitamin-Mineral Supplement

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Info: 120 Tablets

This isn't just a standard multi-vitamin with some key minerals in a convenient one tablet a day format (although it is that). It's a comprehensive multivitamin, mineral, botanical and glandular formulation made from a synergistic combination of Alfalfa, Eleuthero, Kelp, Licorice, cattle and pork gland extracts, and more, to support the endocrine, immune, integumentary, musculoskeletal, and nervous systems and the adrenal gland in carrying out their functions. It can support Energy production, Vision, Hair and Skin maintenance, and Thyroid functioning, and aid in Bone Health, Glucose Metabolism* (as well as assist in metabolizing carbohydrates, fats and proteins), and indeed aid one's Overall Health.

Product Notes:

* This contains chromium which supports healthy glucose metabolism by mediating the actions of insulin, which include regulating glucose uptake in cells and promoting its storage as glycogen.

See e.g.:

Vincent, JB, Bennett, R. (2007). "Potential and purported roles for chromium in insulin signaling: The search for the holy grail." Chapter 7 of JB. Vincent (Ed.), The Nutritional Biochemistry of Chromium (III) (pp. 139-160). (Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier B.V.)

Newsholme, P, Cruzat, V, Arfuso, F, Keane, K. Nutrient regulation of insulin secretion and action. The Journal of Endocrinology, 221(3): R105-R120.

Or the small "Natural Tips for Lowering Blood Sugar" article in our Diabetes - Blood Sugar category.


Each tablet contains:
Beta-carotene (vitamin A): 3000 mcg / 5000 IU
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid): 200 mg
Thiamine (thiamine mononitrate): 35 mg
Riboflavin: 35 mg
Niacinamide: 335 mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride): 35 mg
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin): 20 mcg
Biotin: 100 mcg
Pantothenic Acid (calcium d-pantothenate): 100 mg
Iodine (from Kelp): 90 mcg
Zinc (zinc aspartate): 15 mg
Selenium (selenomethionine): 50 mcg
Manganese (manganese citrate): 8 mg
Chromium (chromium nicotinate): 200 mcg
Bovine (Bos taurus) Adrenal: 50 mg
Porcine (Sus scrofa) Pancreas: 50 mg
Bovine (Bos taurus) Liver: 50 mg
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Leaf/Stem: 50 mg
Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus) Root: 10 mg
Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Root: 10 mg

Non-medicinal ingredients: Cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, silica, hypromellose, glycerin.

Guaranteed to contain no added wheat, starch, yeast, gluten, corn, soy, sugar, artificial colouring or flavouring, preservatives or dairy products.

Suggested Usage:

Adults: Take one tablet daily with a meal, a few hours before or after taking any other medications, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Consult your healthcare practitioner for use beyond one month. Store in a cool, dry place.


Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; or if you have hypokalemia, high blood pressure, a kidney or cardiovascular disorder, or a history of systemic lupus erythematosus; or if you are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives or other medications which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance. Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have a liver disorder or any type of acute infection; or if you are taking blood thinners, birth control medication; or if you are undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80036321.

UPC Code: 883196113910