Edward A. Taub, M.D., whom CNN touts as a pioneer of Integrative Medicine, developed the Nature's Code brand and products. Among many wellness products, Nature's Code produces multivitamins for customers with varying nutritional needs based on their age and gender. These multivitamins come in packet of several pills and are designed to be taken in 90 day cycles.
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Nature's Code vitamins come in 90 day "systems" which are basically 90 day supplies of individual packets containing several vitamins. Nature's Code has vitamin packets designed for men, women, men over 50 and women over 50. Nature's Code also designs packets for specific health needs. There is a system for antioxidant delivery, a supplement designed to help men with prostrate health, a supplement for menopausal health and a system with coenzymeQ10.
The Nature's Code multivitamin is among the most popular vitamin products from Nature's Code. This multivitamin contains a host of vitamins, including vitamins A, C, E, D, K and B complex. The most prominent vitamins, in terms of percentage of recommended daily value are vitamin B12 at 10,000 percent, vitamin C at 1,667 percent and vitamin E at 1,333 percent. This multivitamin also contains important minerals such as calcium, magnesium and zinc. One packet of Nature's Code multivitamin contains 120 percent recommended daily value of calcium and magnesium and 100 percent of zinc.
There are nutritional benefits that come with the vitamins and minerals in Nature's Code multivitamin. Unlike many multivitamins, Nature's Code contains every single vitamin in the B complex. Vitamin B1 and B2 help the body produce energy and also influence enzymes that affect the nervous system and heart. Vitamin B3 helps keep the skin, digestive system and nervous system healthy. Vitamin B5 helps your body grow and develop correctly. Vitamin B6 aids the immune system and also helps your body produce red blood cells. Vitamin B7 helps your body produce hormones and break down carbohydrates. Vitamin B9 aids the cells in your body to produce and maintain DNA. Vitamin B12 also plays a role in helping the body develop red blood cells and can provide an energy boost.
According to an interview with founder Edward A. Taub, M.D on CNN, Nature's Code products are licensed to sell exclusively on QVC. The prices for Nature's Code vary based on their use. As of 2010, the 90 Day Antioxidant Delivery System costs $63.30 for a 90 day supply. The 90 day system with coenzymeQ10 costs the same with an available payment plan. The Nature's Code supplement for prostate health costs $38.36 and the Nature's Code menopause vitamin product costs the same.
The Nature's Code multivitamin contains a very high amount of vitamin B12. While this may give you a welcome energy boost, your body cannot possibly use this much B12. Since B12 is a water soluble vitamin, your body should be able to excrete excess amounts through the urinary tract without medical complications. According to MayoClinic.com, multivitamins are not necessary for adults who eat a well balanced diet. The cost of supplements can add up, so you may be able to save money by eating well.