Green Tea Extracts Plus Vitamin D May Boost Bone Health

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Auf einem sonnigen Plateau über Innsbruck in einer großzügigen Parkanlage liegt das Park Igls auf 900 m Seehöhe. 2009 umfassend renoviert und erweitert, bietet das Gesundheitszentrum 51 komfortable Zimmer und Suiten mit Balkon und wunderschönem Blick auf die umliegende Bergwelt. Mit seiner wegweisenden Symbiose aus Schul- und Komplementärmedizin gilt das Park Igls als Vorreiter der Modernen Mayr-Medizin. Nach dem Motto „Gesundheit im Zentrum“ begleitet das hochqualifizierte medizinische Team des Hauses die Gäste zu einer neuen Lebensqualität.
Die Säulen des ganzheitlichen Angebotes sind „Ernährung“, „Bewegung“ und „Regeneration“. Die empfohlene Mindest-Behandlungsdauer von einer Woche beinhaltet eine medizinische Erstuntersuchung, verschiedene medizinische Tests, persönliche Betreuung und die köstliche Moderne Mayr-Cuisine, die mit frischen, regionalen und saisonalen Zutaten zubereitet wird. Das wunderschöne Spa des Hauses schenkt mit Hallenbad, verschiedenen Saunen und großzügigen Ruhebereichen herrliches Wohlbefinden. Ebenso verfügbar sind eine Bäderabteilung mit Kneipp-Circuit, Kybun®-Training und verschiedene Bewegungsangebote im Panorama-Fitness- & Gymnastikraum sowie in der freien Natur. | Park Magazin (Blog)

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Austria’s most distinguished Health Retreat is situated in its own mature park on the outskirts of the famous Olympic village of Igls, 900m above sea level and surrounded by stunning Tyrolean mountains. Park Igls has seen fundamental renovations and extensions in 2009, it offers 51 hugely comfortable rooms & suites with balconies & panoramic views. Following the motto ‘Health is Central’, the dynamic and highly qualified medical team advises and treats guests according to the renowned Modern Mayr Therapy with main focus on detox, regeneration and overall wellbeing. The recommended minimum one week’s stay comprises thorough medical examination, tests, personal supervision and delicious Modern Mayr cuisine, freshly prepared with local, organic produce. The superbly appointed spa offers a stunning indoor pool with hydrotherapy section and saunas plus a wide range of treatments, also available is a Kneipp circuit, physiotherapy, Kybun® training, group exercise & yoga. Spacious, restful and elegant atmosphere. Guests leave with a new equilibrium, healthier body and clearer mind.

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Not too long ago, bone loss was thought to be an inevitable part of aging. Today, we know that although bone loss is a common occurrence in the elderly, making timely changes to diet and lifestyles can minimize the risk of bone loss during the aging process. Extensive research on herbs and nutrients has also introduced to us an endless array of possibilities for manufacturing a wider range of innovative nutritional supplement options for those who want to improve bone health.

The market for bone health supplements is broad and shows great potential for further growth. Both men and women suffer from bone loss. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), by the year 2020, 50 percent of Americans aged 50 and above will suffer from bone loss and will be at risk for fractures. The CDC has also bracketed people who may have a higher risk of suffering from bone loss, and therefore may considered the likely target market for bone health supplements:

·Girls aged 9 to 12

·Post-menopausal women

·Older adults

·Those whose diets are low in calcium

Research Shows Green Tea and Vitamin D May Boost Bone Health

A combination of green tea polyphenols and Vitamin D in the form of 1-alpha-OH-vitamin D3 (alfacalcidol) is believed to have protective effects on bone microstructure and strength. In a study published in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry (October 2010), scientists in Texas conducted an experiment on rats that were administered lipopolysaccharides to induce chronic inflammation. The rats were then administered a combination of green tea polyphenols and alfaclcidol. The study showed that this combination was able to reverse detrimental changes to the bone caused by chronic inflammation. Scientists concluded that green tea polyphenols and alfacalcidol may help to strengthen bone structure and improve bone health.1

In an earlier study, the same research team had found epidemiological evidence showing a link between green tea consumption and prevention of age-related bone loss in elderly men and women. The study published in The Nutrition Research (July 2009) showed a correlation between green tea and bone metabolism. Scientists believe that the bioactive components found in green tea may be beneficial in improving bone mineral density, supporting osteoblastic activities and suppressing osteoclastic activities, thereby decreasing the risk of fractures in the elderly. 2

In addition to supporting bone health, both green tea and Vitamin D3 independently, are known for their numerous health benefits.

·Both green tea and Vitamin D play a role in boosting immune health. Each shows benefits for protecting heart and skin health.

·Green tea is famous for its powerful antioxidants called epigallocatecchin gallate, commonly called EGCG. EGCG helps to support cellular health and exhibits anti-vital and anti-bacterial properties. Because of its thermogenic properties, green tea extracts are popularly used in weight loss supplements.3-5

·Ongoing research on Vitamin D shows that its health benefits go well beyond the scope of bone health. A deficiency in Vitamin D has been linked to several chronic ailments including depression, type II diabetes, chronic weakness and blood pressure.6

Nutricap Labs, a leading vitamin manufacturer, can help you customize your own unique bone health formula using a combination of green tea and Vitamin D. The delivery form can be capsules, tablets or powders. Having nearly a decade of experience as a GMP-certified supplement manufacturer, Nutricap Labs offers you a full range of customizable service options to choose from that are easy on your budget and guarantee the highest level of quality supplements and service. Submit a request for a free vitamin manufacturing quote. Their quote turnaround times are the fastest in the industry. Submit your request today and expect a response within 24 to 48 hours!


1.Protective actions of green tea polyphenols and alfacalcidol on bone microstructure in female rats with chronic inflammation, J Nutr Biochem. 2010 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] )

2.Green tea and bone metabolism., The Nutr Res. 2009 Jul;29(7):437-56 )

3.Cholesterol-lowering effect of a theaflavin-enriched green tea extract: a randomized controlled trial. Arch. Intern. Med. 163 (12): 1448–53. doi:10.1001/archinte.163.12.1448. PMID 12824094.

4.Green tea extract ingestion, fat oxidation, and glucose tolerance in healthy humans. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 87 (3): 778–784. PMID 18326618.

5.Effects of green tea consumption on blood pressure, total cholesterol, body weight and fat in healthy volunteers. Endocrine Abstracts 20: P470.

6.The Human Molecular Genetics (July 2010) issue published “Genome-wide association study of circulating vitamin D levels.

Nutricap Labs is a leading vitamin manufacturer. We primarily manufacture nutritional tablets, capsules, powders, liquids and creams, but we also offer label and packaging design services and order fulfillment services to our customers.

Nutricap Labs is a full service vitamin manufacturer. We primarily manufacture nutritional tablets, capsules, powders, liquids and creams, but we also offer label and packaging design services and order fulfillment services to our customers.

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