Healthy arteries and blood vessels carry essential nutrients and oxygen to all cells in our body supporting the optimum metabolism of tissues and organs needed for our general well being and longevity.
Over our lifetime the heart beats about 2.5 billion times. Because of this continuous pumping function, the cells of the heart muscle and our blood vessel system have high requirements for vitamins and other essential nutrients. Several of these key nutrients are needed by the vascular cells to produce collagen, elastin and other structural components of the blood vessel walls.
These extracellular components are critical for maintaining optimum strength and integrity of the blood vessel walls as well as assuring elasticity and the optimum contraction relaxation cycle of the arteries. Nutrients such as vitamin C and the amino acid lysine are essential for the synthesis and proper biological structure of collagen. Since these nutrients are not produced in the human body, their deficiencies are likely. It is important that these key nutrients work together with other cellular components to support healthy function of the cardiovascular system.*
Key synergy nutrients:
Folic acid, Vitamin A (beta-carotene), Vitamin D, vitamin C, Selenium and Copper are needed to support the normal function of the immune system
Vitamin C, Lysine, Proline, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Copper and other nutrients support the optimum structure and function of collagen, important for healthy blood vessels, bones and cartilage, gums, teeth and skin
Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6 and B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Inositol and other contribute to the normal functioning of the nervous system
Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Zinc and Selenium and Pycnogenol® are important antioxidants protecting the cells against oxidative stress