Amino Acid Chelates

On February 23, 2011, in Fat Solubles, Minerals, Vitamins, Water Solubles, by Andrea

All too often, we look at the Daily Value of a vitamin’s label to measure the worth, but rarely look at the ingredients list.  Some vitamins are beginning to turn to amino acid chelates as a source for some micronutrients found in vitamins we take each day — sometimes without us knowing they are there.  Some companies boast higher absorption rates with these chelates, while others boast better gastrointestinal tolerance.  Many patients have no clue what a chelate even is, much less the benefits of them.

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