Rohtos Labs Shield
The Shield – For your immune system.
Physical strain, diet choices, infections and many other factors generate metabolic waste, which, if accumulated, causes inflammation and affects our level of performance.
Immune Support and Metabolic Waste Management
Shield is formulated to support the body’s immune functions and metabolic waste removal processes. Shield contains a comprehensive blend of essential micronutrients and botanicals that are related to these functions, including vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc, selenium and quercetin.
A key mechanism of action of Shield is to support the level of glutathione in the body. Shield contains a blend of glutathione precursors, co-factors and auxiliary antioxidative compounds to support the production and recycling of glutathione, and to limit its depletion.
Glutathione is a ‘master’ antioxidant used by every cell and tissue in the body that is, despite its relative obscurity, essential to immune cell response and to how the body reacts to inflammation, as well as the mechanism by which our body handles metabolic waste.
Glutathione plays a key role in maintaining the body’s balance between pro- and anti-inflammatory compounds when the metabolic system alters in response to a change in the level of a particular reactive oxygen species.
Glutathione can bind to a range of toxic molecules to form harmless complexes that are then excreted rapidly from the body. This process applies to both molecules originating from outside of the body as well as endogenous ones: hormonal waste, lactic acid buildup in active muscles, inflammatory prostaglandins, fungal toxins and carcinogens like acetaldehyde.
Immune stress, inflammation and excess waste processing deplete glutathione. Supporting glutathione metabolism is a functional supplementation strategy with wide-ranging therapeutic and ergogenic potential.
Compounds in Shield are shown to support optimal Glutathione levels. Glutathione is a requisite of proper functioning of cell-mediated immunity and even moderate changes in the intracellular glutathione level have profound effects on immune cell function.
- Compounds in Shield are shown to support the maintenance of the body’s inflammatory status. Viruses and bacteria, heavy metal toxicity, certain medications, physical exertion and even the normal processes of aging can all cause oxidative damage to cells.
- Compounds in Shield are shown to support the removal of a wide array of waste substances, originating from both outside and inside, by supporting their excretion process from the body.
- Compounds in Shield are shown to indirectly support physical performance capacity. Increasing glutathione through supplementation has been shown to improve lipid metabolism and elimination of lactic acid from muscles during exercise, leading to less muscle fatigue. Glutathione depletion has also been shown to adversely affect cellular energy (ATP) metabolism.
Mechanism of Action
Suitable for controlling inflammation, replenishing the body's antioxidant capacity and supporting the processing of metabolic waste and external harmful substances.
Recommended dosage: 1–3 capsules daily. Duration of effect 8–10 hours.