LVDTX is a comprehensive blend of synergistic nutrients that support the health of the liver, an organ involved in detoxifying the blood, metabolizing fat and storing vitamins.
Choline acts as an important methyl donor in numerous metabolic reactions. It is considered an essential nutrient needed for cell membrane integrity and to facilitate the movement of fats into and out of cells. Choline is also a component of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and is required for normal brain function. Choline is available as choline bitartrate (a soluble salt) or as phosphatidyl-choline in lecithin.
Inositol has similar properties to choline in its lipotropic effect and is found in most cell membranes.
Methionine is critical for hepatic intracellular concentrations of glutathione. Glutathione and other sulfhydryl peptides are essential in the detoxification of xenobiotic substances and in converting lipid soluble toxic agents to water soluble material for easy excretion via the kidneys.
Betaine not only protects the liver from damage due to excess homocysteine, it also generates adenosylmethionine (SAM), which is the universal methyl donor.
Turmeric contains curcumin, a naturally occurring biologically active group of compounds. Studies have shown that curcumin can function as efficient antioxidants and can help regulate the body’s normal response to inflammatory processes. Turmeric, along with dandelion, milk thistle and artichoke, is traditionally used in herbal medicine.
All Douglas Laboratories products are GMO-free. All allergens are disclosed on the label in accordance with Health Canada labeling guidelines for the 11 major allergens: eggs, milk, mustard, peanuts, seafood, sesame, soy, sulphites, tree nuts, wheat and gluten. Comprehensive allergen procedures are in place to prevent ingredient cross-contamination during manufacturing and storage.