• Albion Nutritional Facts

    Albion Human Nutrition is a business to business company, meaning we only sell to our trade partners. We do not sell any product directly to the consumer. This site and its contents are provided as an aid to both educate and promote Albion nutritional products to the consumer.
  • Albion Nutritional Facts

    Albion Human Nutrition is a business to business company, meaning we only sell to our trade partners. We do not sell any product directly to the consumer. This site and its contents are provided as an aid to both educate and promote Albion nutritional products to the consumer.
  • Albion Nutritional Facts

    Albion Human Nutrition is a business to business company, meaning we only sell to our trade partners. We do not sell any product directly to the consumer. This site and its contents are provided as an aid to both educate and promote Albion nutritional products to the consumer.
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  • Your Body
    Craves It

    Take a look at the ingredient label on your multivitamin bottle. It likely contains a variety of minerals such as Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, and
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  • Albion Chelates
    (key-lates)

    Fortunately, science and patented technology can help by creating an organic molecule in a form the body can assimilate. These special organic forms of mineral
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  • Science Makes
    the Difference

    Long known as The Mineral People™, Albion is in the business of making very specific molecules backed by sound science and research. We’ve been making
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  • Highest
    Standards

    Albion holds itself to the industry’s highest standards for quality and manufacturing, producing amino acid chelates in a facility that is:* ISO 9001:2008 certified* cGMP
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Trace Minerals Fight Against Free Radicals—Part 2

Brian fuction image. Zinc and manganese are two minerals that act as potent antioxidants that help fight against free radicals.

Zinc:

A recent study published in Chemico-biological Interactions examined the role of zinc in oxidative stress demonstrated that zinc supplementation can help to reduce oxidative injury. Its findings suggest that zinc can be considered as an antioxidant by virtue of its thiolate groups and its ions that are released in the presence of oxidative stress.

Manganese:

According to Oregon State’s Linus Pauling Institute’s Micronutrient Information Center, manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) is the principal antioxidant enzyme in the mitochondria. Because mitochondria consume over 90% of the oxygen used by cells, they are especially vulnerable to oxidative stress. The superoxide radical is one of the reactive oxygen species produced in mitochondria during ATP synthesis. MnSOD catalyzes the conversion of superoxide radicals to hydrogen peroxide, which are then reduced to water by other antioxidant enzymes.

Another study by C. Keen published in Present Knowledge in Nutrition reported that manganese helps protect cells from destruction by a high concentration of superoxide radicals.

 

Look for the next newsletter from Albion Human Nutrition: Trace Minerals Fight Against Free Radicals: Part 3.

All chelates are not created equal.

Albion amino acid chelates are unique because they are:

• Hypoallergenic
• Vegetarian and Vegan friendly
• BSE-free
• Non-GMO
• Nutritionally Functional
• Chelated Minerals
• Chemically validated
• Clinically researched