MEA July 2017

MEAMARKETS / July 2017 27 Company: Salaam Nutritionals Name: Saimah Arshad Email: [email protected] Web Address: Address: PO BOX 348103 Sacramento, CA 95834 Fun Dietary Supplements g • Repair and maintain bones and teeth; • Synthesise neurotransmitters and; • Block, some of the damage caused by free radicals by working as an antioxidant along with vitamin E, beta- carotene and many other plant-based nutrients. This damage can contribute to the aging process and the development of cancer, heart disease and arthritis. Vitamin D Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin. Fat-soluble vitamins are stored in the body’s fatty tissue. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium. Calcium and phosphate are two minerals that you must have for normal bone formation. In childhood, your body uses these minerals to produce bones. If you do not get enough calcium, or if your body does not absorb enough calcium from your diet, bone production and bone tissues may suffer. Vitamin D deficiency can lead to osteoporosis in adults or rickets in children. Vitamin E Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin and is also an antioxidant. This means it protects body tissue from damage caused by substances called free radicals, which can harm cells, tissues, and organs. They are believed to play a role in certain conditions related to aging. A sufficient intake of vitamin E is important as it • Functions as an antioxidant, protecting cells, tissues, and organs from damaging effects caused by ‘free radicals’, which are responsible for the aging process and can lead to various health conditions such as heart disease, cancer, and inflammatory conditions; • Inhibits damaging blood clotting, potentially blocking blood flow and; • Regulates the opening of blood vessels, important for unhindered blood flow. To find out more about the products we offer, please visit our website at: salaamnutritionals. com/products to find out more.