Immune Care

Beta-Glucan | Lemon & Raspberry Flavor

In our modern world, we are constantly exposed to stress and pollutants that can weaken our immune system. We formulated ConCordix Omega-3 & Multivits Strong Defense with 8 key nutrients to support a strong immune system. We only use high-quality omega-3 DHA & EPA from sustainable sources that are certified by Friends of the Sea. Our sugar-free Smart Chews have a delicious flavor. There is no fishy taste or unpleasant fish reflux due to our patented ConCordix technology combined with premium ingredients.

Supplement facts

  • Beta-glucan 125 mg
  • Vitamin K2 22.5 mg
  • Vitamin A 200 mcg-RE
  • Vitamin D3 5 mcg
  • Vitamin E 3 mg-TE

• Serving Size: 1 Smart Chew
• Flavor: Tropical Mix
• Color: Orange

Health benefits

Omega-3 Healthy Inflammation, Heart, EPA Joint, & Cognitive Health

Vitamin A Supports Immune Function, Maintains First Line of Defense in the Epithelial Cells Lining the Skin & GI Tract

Vitamin E Antioxidant Protection of Cell Membranes

Vitamin D3 Promotes Balanced Immunity, Strong Bones, Healthy Blood Pressure & Inflammation

Vitamin B6 Supports Cellular Immunity, Cardiovascular, & Cognitive Health

Vitamin B9 Supports Immunity T-Cells, Cardiovascular & Cognitive Health

Vitamin B12  Supports Cellular Immunity, DNA Synthesis & Cognitive Function

Our ConCordix technology allows for high payloads, particularly oil-soluble nutrients. For example, one ConCordix Smart Chew can hold up to 750mg of marine oil. One can only imagine a sea of possibilities with ConCordix.

Enhanced absorption

Our patented dosage system packages lipid nutrients in billions of microscopic oil droplets that are stabilized in an emulsion. This technology increases lipid nutrient absorption by 44%. Our unique design is specific to ConCordix Smart Chews which allows the option of combining both lipid with water-soluble nutrients in one convenient dose.

Nutrient absorption

Our GI tract has multiple folds that contain pits which hold finger like projections called villi. These pits, folds and villi increase the gut’s surface and is what allows for optimal nutrient absorption.

Likewise, mother nature strategically packages nutrients in foods to optimize their surface area. For instance, a piece of salmon contains evenly distributed microscopic oil droplets that significantly increases surface area of the nutrients that are exposed to the gut.

We took a cue from nature and created a patented technology which packages lipid nutrients in microscopic oil droplets that are stabilized in an emulsion. This unique design is specific to our Smart Chews. You won’t find our patented emulsification system in any other delivery system in the market today.

Sugar-free & natural flavors

ConCordix Smart Chews utilize plant-based sweeteners which provide multiple health benefits. Our sugar-free flavor system addresses health concerns such as dental care, weight-loss, and diabetes.

Nutrient stability & earth-friendly packaging

Our thoughtful packaging is made from sustainable material which is designed to effectively protect nutrients from oxidation. Cartons that house the aluminum blister packs are made from recycled material. The blister packs individually seal each Smart Chew, protecting each dose from humidity, light, and air oxidation with no exposure to the elements until ready to be consumed. Light-weight and convenient, our packaging is conducive to an active lifestyle.

Beta-glucan

Beta-glucan is an essential food constituent. It is a type of fiber mainly found in (bakers) yeasts. Beta-glucan consists of D-glucose monomers linked by a β-glycosidic bond. Studies suggest that beta-glucan may reduce chronic diseases, cancer, allergies, gastrointestinal disorders, and immune-related diseases. Derived from fungi and bakers yeast, beta-glucan consists of a (1,3)-β-linked backbone with small numbers of (1,6)-β-linked side chains, and is essentially known for its immune-modulating effects. In addition, bakers yeast as source for (1,3/1,6) beta-glucan was approved in 2008 as ‘Generally Recognized as Safe’ (GRAS) by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA).

Immune system

The key role of beta-glucan is to reinforce the ability of the innate immune system so that it quickly recognizes and responds to an invading pathogen which is essential for controlling infection and keeping the body healthy. Importantly, beta-glucan activates the innate immunity with subsequent effects on the adaptive immunity activation, without overstimulating the immune response.

Other effects

There is scientific evidence that beta-glucans may reduce hay fever and infections in general and infections after surgery. Beta-glucans also might extent the life in some patients with advanced cancer when given longer than 1 year. Oral administration of beta glucans maintains normal blood cholesterol by preventing the absorption of cholesterol from food in the stomach and intestines. As a result, low density lipoprotein (LDL; eg, bad cholesterol) is diminished suggesting that beta-glucans reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease.

A comprehensive review of beta-glucans and their effects on the immune system is available as a White Paper at Vitux AS.

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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a group of structurally similar fat-soluble vitamins that are required for the complete synthesis of proteins involved in blood coagulation, and for controlling binding of calcium in the bones and other tissues. Without vitamin K, blood coagulation is seriously impaired, and uncontrolled bleeding occurs. Preliminary clinical research indicates that deficiency of vitamin K may weaken bones, potentially leading to osteoporosis, and may promote calcification of arteries and other soft tissues.

Vitamin K includes two natural vitamers: vitamin K1 and vitamin K2:

Vitamin K1

Vitamin K1, also known as phylloquinone, is made by plants, and is found in highest amounts in green leafy vegetables. It performs the classic functions of vitamin K, including its activity in the production of blood coagulation proteins.
Bacteria in the gut flora can convert K1 into vitamin K2.

Vitamin K2

Vitamin K2 or menaquinone, has a similar mechanism of action as vitamin K1. It is suggested that it plays a key role in bone strength and arterial health.
EFSA has acknowledged the following beneficial effects as a basis for health claim:
• Vitamin K contributes to normal blood clotting
• Vitamin K contributes to the maintenance of normal bones

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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an essential fat-soluble bioactive, also known as retinol. There are 2 forms of vitamin A available in the diet: preformed and provitamin A. Preformed vitamin A comes from animal sources, with high concentrations in fish oils, eggs and milk. Provitamin A comes from plant sources and is mainly found in the form as carotenoids with the most important one: beta-carotene. The body converts these provitamin carotenoids into vitamin A.

Both preformed vitamin A and provitamin A must be metabolized intracellularly to retinal and retinoic acid, the active forms of vitamin A, to support the vitamin’s important biological function. Vitamin A plays a key role in several bodily functions including:

Vision

Vitamin A is critical for vision as an essential component of rhodopsin, a protein that absorbs light in the retinal receptors. Vitamin A maintains vision because it continuously forms new rhodopsin. Retinoic acid, is a substitute of vitamin A and supports the conjunctival membranes and cornea.

Growth and development

Vitamin A is involved in genetic regulation of cell formation and differentiation and intercellular communication. It is critical during the (neurological) development of the foetus.

Immune system

Vitamin A also supports the immune system and helps to protect against infections and invading antigens.

Skin and mucous membranes

The skin is a mechanical immune barrier, and sufficient concentrations of vitamin A available, maintain skin health.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has acknowledged the following beneficial effects of preformed vitamin A and provitamin A as a basis for health claims:
• Normal cell differentiation
• Normal function of the immune system
• Maintenance of normal skin and mucous membranes
• Maintenance of normal vision
• Normal metabolism of iron

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods such as fish. When the skin is exposed to the sun, the human body is able to synthesize vitamin D from ultraviolet rays. It is involved in many different biological processes including, bone health, immune system and cell division.

Bone health

Vitamin D plays a key role in promoting calcium absorption in the intestine and maintaining adequate blood calcium and phosphate concentrations to enable normal bone mineralization. In this way, vitamin D is important for the proper functioning of the skeleton, and may prevent that bones to become brittle as in osteoporosis.

Other effects

Vitamin D has beneficial effects on muscle function and strength. The vitamin is also involved in cell growth, neuromuscular and immune function and reduction of inflammation. There is accumulating epidemiologic data that a low vitamin D status is inversely associated with disorders such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has acknowledged the following beneficial effects as a basis for health claims:
• Vitamin D contributes to the maintenance of normal muscle function
• Vitamin D contributes to the normal function of the immune system and healthy inflammatory response
• Vitamin D contributes to the normal absorption/utilisation of calcium and phosphorus and maintenance of normal blood calcium concentrations
• Vitamin D contributes to the normal cell division
• Vitamin D contributes to the maintenance of normal bones
• Vitamin D contributes to the maintenance of normal teeth

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Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a generic term covering all tocopherols and tocotrienols which qualitatively exhibit the same biological activity as α−tocopherol. Therefore, vitamin E refers to α-, β-, γ- and δ-tocopherols, plus α-, β-, γ- and δ-tocotrienols.

Antioxidant

Vitamin E is long recognised as the body´s major lipid soluble antioxidant, and thus is fundamental in maintaining the integrity and functionality of the cellular membranes of all cells of the human body. As an antioxidant, vitamin E acts within cell membranes, constructed from unsaturated fatty acids and protects the cell membranes from oxidation. In doing so, the vitamin is oxidised itself and must be ‘recycled’ back to its active form, typically by vitamin C.

Due to its role as an antioxidant, vitamin E may play a key role in the protection against conditions associated with increased oxidative stress, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, disorders involving chronic inflammation, cancer, and neurologic disorders.

Other effects

In addition to its antioxidant function, research demonstrated specific roles of vitamin E in signal transduction, gene expression, and regulation of cellular functions, including immune response. There is substantial evidence that vitamin E has a role in the prevention of atherosclerosis by inhibiting low density lipoprotein (LDL) oxidation and anti-inflammatory actions.
EFSA has acknowledged the following beneficial effects as a basis for health claim:
• Vitamin E contributes to the protection of cell constituents from oxidative damage

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