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AOR Boron - Supports Bone Health - 3 mg 90 Vcaps

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Supports Bone Health
• Maintains normal skeletal structure
• Maintains normal prostate health
• Prevents urinary excretion of calcium and magnesium
• Reduces inflammation

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Supports Bone Health
• Maintains normal skeletal structure
• Maintains normal prostate health
• Prevents urinary excretion of calcium and magnesium
• Reduces inflammation

An Important Trace
Boron
is a trace mineral with important roles in many biological functions. It is needed for proper bone health and has a major role in brain and cognitive function. It is required for the synthesis of sex hormones including estrogen and testosterone and is involved in the health of the prostate gland.

Bone Health
Boron
has an important role in bone health, since it supports the proper metabolism of calcium, magnesium and vitamin D. It reduces the loss of calcium and magnesium from the body, and it appears to take over magnesium’s role in bone formation when magnesium levels are low.

A Little Goes a Long Way
Besides preserving metabolic function, boron also has anti-cancer potential. Most studies have focused on its potential for prostate cancer, although it has been shown to block cellular growth of a number of cancer cell types. It also has anti-inflammatory properties, and may be able to provide relief in inflammatory conditions such as arthritis. While boron’s properties are still not fully appreciated, many scientists believe it to be an essential ultratrace nutrient, and it is clearly important for optimal health.

Boron has a number of important functions that have only recently been discovered and have yet to be fully appreciated. There have been a number of animal and human studies supporting an essential role for boron in the hormonal influence of estrogen and testosterone as well as bone metabolism. It is also purported to have anti-carcinogenic potential as well as preserving cognitive function. Although boron is not currently considered an essential element in the diet of humans, many scientists believe it merits the status as an essential "ultratrace" element.

Boron’s Effect on Cancer
Much of the recent research on boron’s anti-carcinogenic potential has focused on prostate cancer. One study compared dietary patterns of 76 men with prostate cancer to those of 7,651 men without it. Boron was shown to reduce the incidence of prostate cancer development by 64%. The greater the quantity of boron-rich foods these men consumed, the greater their reduction in risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Boron’s effect on Bone Metabolism
Large numbers of human experiments show that boron is vitally involved in bone metabolism. In situations of adequate calcium supply but deficient magnesium resources, boron appears to substitute for magnesium during the process of bone formation. Boron's effect on bone appears to be mediated by its ability to reduce the urinary excretion of calcium and magnesium, an ability that is due to its actions in the kidney. As stated above, this calcium-preserving effect of boron becomes pronounced in circumstances in which dietary magnesium is low. Therefore, boron acts as a backup system for magnesium in order to preserve calcium in the blood and reduce urinary calcium loss. Boron also appears to enhance vitamin D.

Anti-inflammatory Implications
Boron
has been shown to inhibit two enzymes that mediate the inflammatory cascade and are pertinent to therapies directed against inflammatory conditions. Such anti-inflammatory capabilities of boron are clearly pertinent to its anti-cancer effect, because the reduction of these enzymes leads to a decrease in prostaglandins and other unfavorable eicosanoids such as leukotrienes. Such products represent a vital stimulus for angiogenesis and cancer growth. We also now know that there are many parallels between the medical applications of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and the biological properties of boron.

Arthritis
Prostaglandins and leukotrienes are mediators of inflammatory conditions such as degenerative joint disease and osteoarthritis. They have been implicated in causing problems with joint swelling, restricted joint motion, and other arthritic complaints. Boron can relieve arthritic conditions, which are essentially conditions of inflammation. These findings are clinically supported by evidence showing that areas of the world with low levels of boron in the soil have a higher percentage of people suffering from arthritis in comparison to regions with higher soil levels of boron. In a study of 20 patients with osteoarthritis, the 50% who received a daily supplement of 6 mg of boron all reported improvement (less pain on movement), compared to only 10% who reported likewise in the control group. In another study, it was revealed that bones adjacent to joints with osteoarthritis tend to be less mineralized and have significantly lower concentrations of boron.

Cognitive Function
It is now commonly accepted that the routine use of NSAIDs significantly reduces the incidence of Alzheimer's disease. Given their aforementioned similarities, it stands to reason that boron may also have a positive effect on cognitive function. Studies have found that boron appears to play a significant role in human brain function and cognitive performance, and that it is an essential nutrient.

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Additional Information

ProductSKU 624917040524
Ingredients Contains: 90 Vegi-Caps
Serving Size: 1 Capsule

Amount per Serving:

Boron Citrate (may also contain carbonate) 3 mg


Other ingredients:

microcrystalline cellulose. Capsule: hypromellose, sorbitol, silicon dioxide, water.


AOR guarantees that no ingredients not listed on the label have been added to the product. Contains no wheat, gluten, corn, nuts, dairy, soy, eggs, fish or shellfish.

Suggested Use: Take one capsule daily, or as directed by a qualified health consultant.

Main Applications
• Prostate health
• Skeletal Support
• Joint Support

Source: Pharmaceutical synthesis.

Cautions: None known.

Pregnancy / Nursing: No studies have been conducted; avoid.

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