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Jarrow Formulas SAM-e 200 -- 20 Enteric-Coated Tablets


Jarrow Formulas SAM-e 200
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Jarrow Formulas SAM-e 200 -- 20 Enteric-Coated Tablets

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Jarrow Formulas SAM-e 200 Description

  • Promotes: Joint Strength, Liver Detoxification, Mood and Brain Function
  • Highest Concentration of Active S,S Form
  • Natural - Full Potency
  • In Foil Blister Pack
  • Enteric Coated Tablets
  • Gluten Free - Vegan

SAM-e 200 is manufactured under low temperature and low humidity and is enteric-coated to ensure a biologically active product.

Contains More of the Active S,S Form. Found in all living cells, SAM-e is a metabolite of methionine (an essential amino acid). SAM-e is a chiral molecule and consists of two forms: (S,S) SAM-e and (R,S) SAM-e. The biologically active form is the (S,S) structure, while the (R,S) structure is biologically inactive. Jarrow FORMULAS SAM-e is made naturally by microbiological fermentation and then specially processed without solvents to preserve 68-80% (S,S) SAM-e, the highest active level available.

SAM-e has been clinically shown to have the following benefits:

Joint Strength - SAM-e supports the production of healthy connective tissue through transulfuration. In this process, critical components of connective tissue, including glucosamine and the chondroitin sulfates, are sulfated by SAM-e metabolites.

Brain Metabolism - SAM-e methylation reactions are involved in the synthesis of neurotransmitters such as L-DOPA, dopamine and related hormones, epinephrine and phosphatidylcholine (a component of lecithin).

Longevity - Methylation of DNA appears to be important in the suppression of errors in DNA replication. Demethylation of DNA is considered a contributor to the aging process. Proper methylation through substances such as SAM-e positively influences longevity.

Liver - SAM-e metabolism supports the synthesis of glutathione (GSH) and glutathione-dependent enzymes (glutathione peroxidase and glutathione-S-transferase), which are substances important for liver function.


Directions

Take 1 to 2 tablets per day on an empty stomach, or as directed by your qualified health care consultant.
Free Of
Wheat, gluten, soybeans, dairy, egg, fish/shellfish, peanuts/ tree nuts.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Servings per Container: 20
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
S-Adenosyl Methionine (from 400 mg of SAM-e tosylate disulfate)200 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, mannitol, sodium starch glycolate, silicon dioxide, glycerol behenate, magnesium stearate (vegetable source), enteric coating (methacrylate copolymers), titanium dioxide, magnesium silicate, triethylcitrate, riboflavin, glycerol palmitostearate, and medium chain triglycerides.

Suitable for vegetarians/vegans.

Warnings

Individuals using prescribed medications such as antidepressants, including Seratonin Re-Uptake Inhibitors and MAO Inhibitors should consult a physician before using. Individuals with Parkinson's disease, bi-polar disorder or manic depression should not use SAM-e.

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What is the MIND diet?

The MIND diet is a combination of the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension -- or "DASH" -- diet. Both food regimens are known for being heart-friendly, but they also appear to protect the brain. With the Mediterranean diet, you eat whole foods and minimally processed foods, such as: This diet also allows you to indulge in small amounts of meat, eggs and dairy products, plus a modest amount of alcohol. The DASH diet centers on fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products. You can eat whole grains, poultry, fish and nuts, but are asked to avoid large portions of:
  • Fat, especially saturated fat
  • Red meat
  • Sodium
  • Added sugars
  • Sugar-sweetened beverages
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How to get the most from the MIND diet

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