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Women’s 50+ Multi

with organic greens, vitamins, and minerals
  • Includes coenzyme B vitamins and a whole food greens blend
  • Easy to digest with a blend of digestive enzymes
  • Contains grapeseed, blueberry, lutein, and CoQ10
  • Support for immunity, bone and vision health
  • For the maintenance of good health
  • Non-GMO verified by ISURA TM
  • Contains organic ingredients
  • Vegetarian friendly

Product Summary

VitaDay Women’s 50+ Multi is a comprehensive daily multinutrient formula designed for the health and well-being of women aged 50 and older. This formula features whole food greens, coenzyme B vitamins, enzymes, and antioxidants.

Medicinal Ingredients 1 vegetarian capsule 3 vegetarian capsules
Vitamins
Beta-Carotene 1667 IU (1000 mcg) 5001 IU (3000 mcg)
Vitamin A (palmitate) 1655 IU (500 mcg) 4965 IU (1500 mcg)
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 332 IU (8.3 mcg) 996 IU (24.9 mcg)
Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopheryl acid succinate) 50 IU (33.5 mg AT) 150 IU (100.5 mcg)
Vitamin K2 (menaquinone) as MK-7 (natto bean) 6.6 mcg 19.8 mcg
Vitamin C (calcium ascorbate, dihydrate) 83.3 mg 249.9 mg
Vitamin B1 (benfotiamine, thiamine hydrochloride) 8 mg 24 mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5’-phosphate sodium) 5 mg 15 mg
Niacin (inositol hexanicotinate) 8.3 mg 24.9 mg
Niacinamide 8.3 mg 24.9 mg
Pantothenic Acid (calcium d-pantothenate, pantethine) 16.6 mg 49.8 mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxal 5’-phosphate) 13.3 mg 39.9 mg
Biotin 33.3 mcg 99.9 mcg
Folate (from (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid (MTHF), glucosamine salt, Quatrefolic®) 200 mcg 600 mcg
Vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin, dibencozide) 83.2 mcg 249.6 mcg
Minerals
Calcium (carbonate, citrate) 76.6 mg 229.8 mcg
Magnesium (oxide, bisglycinate) 33.3 mg 99.9 mg
Zinc (citrate) 5 mg 15 mg
Iron (ferrous fumarate, ferrous bisglycinate) 29 mcg 87 mcg
Iodine (potassium iodide) 166.6 mcg 499.8 mcg
Potassium (citrate) 6.6 mg 19.8 mg
Manganese (citrate) 3 mg 9 mg
Copper (gluconate) 500 mcg 1500 mcg
Boron (citrate) 1 mg 3 mg
Chromium (nicotinate) 133.3 mcg 399.9 mcg
Selenium (selenomethionine) 33.3 mcg 99.9 mcg
Vanadium (HVP* chelate) 16.6 mcg 49.8 mcg
Molybdenum (citrate) 13.3 mcg 39.9 mcg
Additional Ingredients
Blueberry Concentrate 36:1 (Vaccinium corymbosum) (fruit) 16.6 mg 49.8 mg
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera) (seed) (80% oligomeric proanthocyanidins) 6.5 mg 19.5 mg
Choline (bitartrate) 13.3 mg 39.9 mg
Inositol (inositol, inositol hexanicotinate) 15.3 mg 45.9 mg
Coenzyme Q10 (microorganism) 6.6 mg 19.8 mg
Indole-3-Carbinol 1.6 mg 4.8 mg
Lutein (Tagetes erecta) (marigold flower) 1.6 mg 4.8 mg
Whole Food Greens Blend 100 mg 300 mg

A proprietary blend of:

Active Greens – Alfalfa Juice Powder***, Artichoke Extract, Black Currant Powder, Broccoli Powder, Spinach Powder, Spirulina, Wheat Grass Juice Powder***, Barley Grass, Arugula

Active Vegetables – Beet Extract, Celery Extract, Tomato Powder, Ginger Extract, Kale, Cilantro Leaf, Parsley, Caperberry, Black Radish, Red Radish, Carrot, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Upland Cress, Daikon, Wasabi Rhizome (Wasabia japonica), Watercress Leaf, Blue- Green Algae Extract (Aphanizomenon flos-aquae)

Active Fruits – Açai Extract, Amla Extract***, Grape Seed Extract, Red Orange Extract, Mango Powder, Pineapple Extract, Grape, Pomegranate, Strawberry, Cranberry, Blueberry, Raspberry, Bilberry, Apple Pectin

Herbal Extracts – Siberian Ginseng Extract, Schisandra Extract, Milk Thistle Extract, Dandelion Extract, Ginkgo biloba Extract, Green Tea Extract

Digestive Enzymes – Alpha-Amylase, Papain, Stem Bromelain, Papaya Powder, Betaine.

*HVP: Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein
**EGCG: Epigallocatechin-3-gallate
***organic

*HVP: Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein
**see box for the list of ingredients

Non-medicinal ingredients: Vegetarian capsule (carbohydrate gum [cellulose], purified water), microcrystalline cellulose, organic Oryza sativa (rice) bran extract, organic Oryza sativa (rice) hull powder, organic gum arabic, organic non-GMO sunflower oil, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), chlorella, silica, citric acid, kelp extract, Eucheuma seaweed, Stevia rebaudiana leaf, licorice, garlic powder, copper sodium chlorophyllin.

Recommended adult dose: 3 capsules daily with food, a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products, or as directed by a health care practitioner. For prolonged use, consult a health care practitioner.

Research Information:

Supplementation with vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients can have direct and indirect benefits to numerous bodily systems, including supporting normal antioxidant processes, detoxification, digestion as well as absorption of nutrients, circulation, protein synthesis, and immune function (1).

Vitamins and minerals work synergistically. For example, vitamins C and E refresh each other as part of the body’s antioxidant network. Antioxidants help protect against premature aging related to oxidative damage to DNA and proteins, cellular structural membranes, and lipids (2).

Zinc and vitamin C are essential for healing and immune function, and work alongside vitamin E and other nutrients to support skin health and antioxidant defences. Vitamin C is needed for the immune system and has been shown to reduce the number of colds in people under physical stress (3,4).

Calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus are essential for the development and maintenance of bones and teeth, and vitamins D3 and K2 support the absorption and activity of these minerals (5,6). Vitamin K2 is the most bioavailable, longest lasting, and most bioactive form of vitamin K and has been shown to promote bone health (7).

In one study involving more than 36,000 postmenopausal women, who were followed for an average of seven years, those who received supplemental calcium and vitamin D versus placebo had a 38% lower risk of hip fracture compared to those receiving a placebo (8).

Coenzyme Q10 is an essential cofactor for mitochondrial energy production. Many people over the age of 50 are prescribed statins, which inhibit endogenous CoQ10 production. In one placebo-controlled study, people with mild-to-moderate statin-related muscle symptoms who received 50 mg of CoQ10 twice daily for 30 days had a 33.1% and a 40.3% decrease in pain severity and pain interference, respectively, compared to no change with placebo (9).

B vitamins are essential for the synthesis of neurotransmitters including serotonin, and support the health of the nervous system, skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes, energy metabolism, and red blood cell production (10). For the body to use B vitamins effectively, they must be converted into their metabolically active coenzyme forms. Many people have genetic differences that impair this conversion process, but coenzymated B vitamins are metabolically active nutrients that the body can use directly.

Lutein is a protective pigment that is highly concentrated in the retina. Lutein filters harmful blue light, guards against oxidative damage, and protect against age-related macular degeneration (AMD) (11).

Blueberry concentrate is a source of antioxidants, including anthocyanins, which have been shown to reduce eye strain, support vision, and help prevent macular degeneration (a leading cause of blindness). The high anthocyanin content of blueberries enhances capillary elasticity and permeability of eye tissues and can protect retinal cells from damaging light rays, which is especially important for maintaining eye health for people over the age of 60 when the risk for macular degeneration and retinal detachment increases (12).

References

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  2. Trüeb, R. M. (2009). Oxidative stress in ageing of hair. Int J Trichology, 1(1), 6-14.
  3. Iqbal, K., Khan, A. & Khattak, M. (2004). Biological significance of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) in human health – A review. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 3(1), 5-13.
  4. Hemila, H. & Chalker, E. (2013). Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 1:CD000980.
  5. Chowdhury, R., Kunutsor, S., Vitezova, A., et al. (2014). Vitamin D and risk of cause specific death: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational cohort and randomized intervention studies. BMJ, 348:g1903.
  6. Patrick, R.P. & Ames, B.N. (2014). Vitamin D hormone regulates serotonin synthesis. Part 1: relevance for autism. The FASEB Journal, fj.13-246546.
  7. Knapen, M.H., Drummen, N.E., Smit, E., et al. (2013). Three-year low-dose menaquinone-7 supplementation helps decrease bone loss in healthy postmenopausal women. Osteoporos Int, 24(9), 2499-507.
  8. Prentice, R., Pettinger, M., Jackson, R., et al. (2013). Health risks and benefits from calcium and vitamin D supplementation: Women’s Health Initiative clinical trial and cohort study. Osteoporosis International, 24, 567-580.
  9. Skarlovnik, A., Janić, M., Lunder, M., et al. (2014). Coenzyme Q10 supplementation decreases statin-related mild-to-moderate muscle symptoms: a randomized clinical study. Med Sci Monit, 6, 20:2183-8.
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  11. Dawczynski, J., Jentsch, S., Schweitzer, D., et al. (2013). Long term effects of lutein, zeaxanthin and omega-3-LCPUFAs supplementation on optical density of macular pigment in AMD patients: the LUTEGA study. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol, 251(12), 2711-23.
  12. Liu, Y., Song, X., Zhang, D., et al. (2012). Blueberry anthocyanins: protection against ageing and light-induced damage in retinal pigment epithelial cells. British Journal of Nutrition, 108, 16-27.

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