TruePROTECT is an antioxidant combination of vitamin E, beta-carotene, vitamin C, selenium, magnesium and zinc
to protect cellular health and assist with anti-aging and disease prevention. Antioxidants work to protect us from cellular damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are highly reactive compounds created in the body during normal metabolic functions or introduced into the body from the environment, such as chemicals or cigarette smoke. Free radicals are inherently unstable since they contain “extra” energy. To reduce their energy load, free radicals react with certain chemicals in the body and, in the process, interfere with the cells’ ability to function normally. In fact, free radicals are believed to play a role in more than 60 different health conditions including the aging process, cancer and atherosclerosis. Reducing exposure to free radicals and increasing intake of antioxidant nutrients potentially reduces the risk of health problems related to free radicals.
TruePROTECT is also recommended for ADD/ADHD because it contains magnesium and zinc. Zinc is found in the brain's hippocampus and interacts with other chemicals to send messages to the sensory brain center, enhancing memory and thinking skills. It has a significant effect on visual memory, learning, emotional and behavioral state and overall cognitive function. A deficiency may result in learning impairments, poor memory and emotional and behavioral problems. Magnesium deficiency has been linked to attention-deficit disorder and hyperactivity in children. In one study from Poland, children with ADHD were found to be more deficient than control subjects in a number of bio-elements. Of all the bio-elements, magnesium deficiencies were the most pronounced. Magnesium supplements can promote relaxation, focus, attention and restful sleep.