Determining your needs is the first step to choosing the right supplement. Metabolic rates vary due to age, genetics, lifestyle and prior health issues. With calcium supplements, it is important that you determine the elemental calcium content, rather than the total content, before making a purchase.
The most effective weight-loss programs are long-term endeavours, involving new dietary habits, fitness regimes and lifestyle changes. It’s important to remember that there is no quick fix for permanent weight loss. Those who shed weight rapidly tend to experience the “yo-yo effect,” where weight fluctuates up and down.
With the incidence of irreversible blindness on the rise in Canada, lutein is increasingly important as daily diet supplement. Lutein is a carotenoid and an important element in reducing macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of severe vision loss in Canada, affecting 2.1 million Canadians according to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. The macula is the primary region of the eye that receives light.
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While Super Vita-Vim™ is formulated for people who need more than the average nutritional insurance to address an active and stressful lifestyle, Adult 50+ Vita-Vim™ contains a premium, balanced blend of 43 essential vitamins, minerals and insurance nutrients formulated for anyone in the 50-plus age range.
Jamieson has long been aware of the contaminants associated with marine-sourced raw materials. Since this product and our other fish oil supplements were introduced, we have conformed to Health Canada, FDA and WHO regulations concerning contaminants, like PCBs, heavy metals, pesticides and dioxins. Our raw materials are routinely tested for said contaminants.
Jamieson has long been aware of the potential contaminants associated with marine-sourced raw materials. Since Omega-3 Select and our other fish oil products were introduced, we have conformed to Health Canada, FDA and WHO regulations concerning contaminants like PCBs, heavy metals, pesticides and dioxins
Jamieson’s Prenatal Multivitamin provides required nutrients for a developing baby, and it supports normal metabolism and the physical well-being of an expectant mother. Please be assured that all of the ingredients included in this product are safe for pregnant women.
As your safety is our priority, we strongly suggest that you seek the attention of a healthcare practitioner familiar with your medical records for a specific diagnosis and a product best suited for your needs. However, you may want to review the following products with a physician to see if any would be suitable for you: Omega-3 Brain 1,000 mg prevents age-related cognitive decline and may be useful in the treatment of ADHD (attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder).
Jamieson’s extensive line of joint care products can help relieve the pain caused by osteoarthritis, age-related degenerative joint diseases and acute joint injuries. Before choosing a product, however, you should visit your healthcare practitioner for a complete diagnosis of your condition and to discuss your treatment options, including the use of glucosamine.
You may find these vegetarian-friendly products helpful:
Shellfish-Free Liquid Glucosamine 1,500 mg — Wild Cherry
Liquid glucosamine helps relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). By building healthy cartilage and protecting against the deterioration of cartilage, glucosamine helps reduce joint pain associated with OA.
Before we can recommend a specific supplement for you, we strongly recommend that you consult a healthcare practitioner. If you are currently under any medication or have been diagnosed with a medical condition, please read all product packaging carefully and consult with your own physician or qualified healthcare profession before taking any vitamin, mineral, dietary, nutritional, herbal or homeopathic supplement.
Echinacea is a wildflower native to North America and it was traditionally used by the Native Americans to treat wounds, burns, infections and toothaches and snake and insect bites. Of the many species of echinacea plant only a few are used medicinally. Echinacea angustifolia and Echinacea purpurea offer many of the same benefits but have slightly different properties.
Product quality and consumer safety are Jamieson priorities, which is why our fish oil products, including Cod Liver Oil, Salmon Oil and the complete line of Omega formula, begin with only premium natural sources. Our comprehensive selection process ensures that only the purest materials from the world’s finest resources are used in each supplement and that the raw materials are tested, tracked, checked and monitored through a rigorous chain of custody.
Sulfonamides or sulfa drugs (containing the ingredient sulfamethoxazole) are synthetic antimicrobial agents and should not be confused with sulfur, sulfites and sulfates, which are generally not closely related to sulfamethoxazole and are unlikely to cause adverse effects in people with a sulfa allergy (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/sulfa-allergy/AN01565).
An expectant mother needs extra calories, protein, vitamins and minerals. Higher daily requirements for most of the essential vitamins and minerals during pregnancy support the developing baby with the necessary nutrients and provide extra energy for the mother later during lactation. Maternal deficiencies will result in decreased health of the mother, as the developing baby generally takes its nutrients at the expense of the mother.
We do not have any scientific evidence with regards to glucosamine chondroitin causing hypertension as a side effect. Jamieson Glucosamine Chondroitin is not known to cause hypertension. There are a number of environmental factors that contribute to developing high blood pressure. These are salt intake, obesity, race, physical activity level, heredity ,diet and stress.
The Fresh Youthful Hydrating Gel-Cream is both a day and a night anti-wrinkle firming formula that promotes skin elasticity and reduces the appearance of fine lines. Fortifed with pro-collagen tetra-peptides, Fresh Youthful Hydrating Gel-Cream will restore your skin’s natural radiance and provide long-lasting hydration. Its patented antioxidants are clinically proven to reduce skin aging.
Thank you for contacting us with regards to your environmental concern. Please be assured that at this time, Jamieson is working to address the issue of bottle size. Due to a number of factors, one of which is customer demand, the bottle size for the product in question, as well as a number of other Jamieson products, was increased. This is in response to a number of complaints received regarding the print size on our label, which was felt by many of our consumers to be illegible.
The product monograph for Slim Down® One outlines how this new product supports a natural weight-management program while keeping you fit and energized. Our unique proprietary formula offers full-spectrum weight-management support thanks to two exclusive all-natural ingredients — ID-alG™ and PhosphoLean™— that turn off hunger and turn down digestion.
Grape Seed helps increase blood flow and circulation, as well as vision. It helps reduce varicose veins and offers antioxidant protection from free radical damage. Jamieson's Grape Seed 5,000 mg product may help slow premature aging by helping reduce damaged collagen, resulting in more youthful skin tone.
Michelle Latinsky (BASc., RD), Jamieson's Nutrition Specialist, answers your question:
There aren't really any foods that will specifically bring your stress level down, but certain foods can help ease the symptoms — lack of sleep, fatigue/lack of energy, frequent colds, poor digestive health and cravings — that frequently accompany stress.
Jamieson produces a full line of probiotic supplements. Whether you take a product containing one billion active cells, such as the Jamieson Probiotic Sticks, or five billion active cells found in Jamieson's Super Strain Acidophilus, you will benefit from the stabilizing effect that these good bacteria have on your intestinal ecoystem.
* Category/Purpose Definitions -
Coating Agent -
Coats the tablet protecting it from air and moisture decomposition. Aids in the desired release of substances, masks any unpleasant odors or tastes of ingredients, and offers aesthetic properties, i.e. gloss. Also acts as a smooth surface for tablet.
A component of film coating, to enhance spread of the tablet coat. (fluidity). It also reduces the need for high pressure used during manufacturing. Improves gloss of final product.
Agent Mixing of two or more unblendable mixtures – improves its characteristics, making it more stable. End product may be liquid emulsion or semisolid emulsion.
Acts as a lubricant to prevent ingredients from sticking to each other, improving flow properties of powder mixture.
Acts to attract and hold water, to prevent formulations from drying out.
Acts as a carrier of active ingredients, with oily properties.
Act as sweeteners, to improve product taste in mouth.
Tablet Binder / Diluent-
Binders are often given a negative perception, being regarded as fillers. But these ingredients are necessary to bind and keep the product together (adhesion). They also acts as bulking agents, this is important so that a specific amount of active can be contained in the tablet.
Important excipient to ensure that the tablet breaks up into smaller particles when it comes into contact with fluid, making it more easily absorbed.
Important excipient to ensure that any equipment coming in contact with the product remains lubricated for proper operation.
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