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TMG

500 mg, 60 liquid vegetarian capsules
Item# 01859

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TMG

Promotes a healthy heart

500 mg, 60 liquid vegetarian capsules
Item# 01859

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Your Price: $9.75 Save 25%

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  • TMG
  • 500 mg, 60 liquid vegetarian capsules
  • Item Catalog Number: 01859

Trimethylglycine (TMG) is also called glycine betaine, but the name trimethylglycine signifies that it has three methyl groups attached to each molecule of glycine. TMG was discovered to be beneficial to heart health back in the 1950s.1-5 TMG operates along a pathway similar to that of vitamin B12. It is a “methyl donor,” providing extra methyl groups to hasten the conversion of homocysteine back to methionine.6 When a TMG methyl group is donated to a molecule of homocysteine, it converts to the non-toxic amino acid, methionine.7,8 Research showing TMG’s ability to promote healthy levels of homocysteine, alone or in conjunction with other nutrients, confirms its status as an important nutrient for cardiovascular health.9-17 For example, in a recent cross-sectional survey study, participants who consumed >360 mg/d of TMG had, on average, 10% lower concentrations of homocysteine and 19% lower concentrations of C-reactive protein than those participants who consumed <260 mg/d.18

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  18. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Feb;87(2):424-30.

SUPPLEMENT FACTS

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 2 vegetarian liquid capsules

Servings Per Container 30

Amount Per Serving

Trimethylglycine (TMG) (as betaine anhydrous)

1000 mg

Other ingredients: glycerin, vegetable cellulose (capsule), purified water.

Dosage and Use
  • Take two (2) capsules in the morning with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. 
  • TMG should be taken with co-factors B6, B12, and folic acid.
Caution

If muscle tension or headaches occur, reduce dose or discontinue product, and inform your physician if they do not subside.

Warnings
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