Why is folic acid important when trying to conceive?
An intake in folic acid intake increases maternal folate status and contributes to a reduction in tiredness and Fatigue, the normal psychological function, and the processes of normal homocysteine metabolism, amino acid synthesis, cell division and blood formation. A low maternal folate status is a risk factor in the development of neural tube defects in the developing foetus.
How do the activie ingredients in Viridian Fertility for Women support a woman of reproductive age?
To understand how the active vitamins & minerals in Viridian Fertility for Women work, we should look at them individually;
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) & Vitamin B12 respectively contribute to the regulation of hormonal activity, to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue, the energy-yielding metabolism, to normal psychological function and the functioning of the nervous system. Vitamin B6 also contributes to the normal function of the Immune System, to normal homocysteine metabolism and red blood cell formation.
Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of bones, cartilage, Skin, gums and teeth. Vitamin C also enhances Iron absorption and the normal energy-yielding metabolism. Vitamin C also contributes to normal psychological function and the functioning of the nervous system.
Vitamin E (an antioxidant) has a role in the protection of cells from oxidative Stress. This 'oxidative stress' appears to be a major factor in many human diseases..
Zinc is a mineral essential to many body processes including the maintenance of normal cognitive function, vision, fertility and reproduction, Skin, Hair & Nails and the immune system.
Iron is essential for the healthy production of haemoglobin and red blood cells. Viridian Fertility for Women contains iron bisglycinate, a form of iron that is gentle on the digestive system.
Selenium provides Immune Support and contributes to normal thyroid function and to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Copper contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, the maintenance of normal connective tissues, to the normal pigmentation of Hair and skin, the normal function of the nervous and immune systems, and for the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Chromium contributes to the maintenance of normal blood glucose levels.