FYI by Garden of Life was formulated to provide the body with the building blocks needed to rebuild and support healthy cartilage and connective tissue,
as well as to control and increase normal joint function and mobility throughout the body. FYI is carefully blended using the Poten-Zyme
process to enhance absorption and improve assimilation.
What's in FYI ?
Systemic Enzyme Blend
Protease Blend-a blend of protein digesting enzymes including 5 different proteases which distinguish themselves for their ability to function in
a wide rang of pH environments and temperature conditions. These enzymes
have shown to posses valuable therapeutic actions. Bromelain-a powerful protein digesting enzyme from pineapple
contains valuabletherapeutic agents. Bromelain
is helpful in reducing the pain, swelling, and tenderness associated with
- Papain-is a well balanced
mixture of protein digesting enzymes isolated from Papaya. Papain is valuable
for normal joint function and mobility as well as the ability to reduce the tissue
- Lipase-a potent fat digesting
- Amylase-a carbohydrate digesting
enzyme may be beneficial for treating joint immobility.
- Cellulase-an enzyme that
breaks down plant fiber is known for its use in alleviating chronic pain
- Chicken Collagen Type II-contains
normal joint function and mobility properties and has been clinically demonstrated to decrease
pain and discomfort stemming from joint disorders. The compounds inherent
in Chicken Collagen Type II provide the structural support of healthy
joints by promoting new cartilage synthesis and by reducing oxidative
damage to the joints. Chicken Collagen Type II contains naturally occurring chondroiton and glucosamine sulfates which help to bring water,
shape, and cushioning back to the cartilage.
- Wild Oregano Concentrate-contains
28 antioxidants and 4 known potent COX-2
- Ginger Extract-Ginger
reduces prostaglandins that sensitize pain receptors at nerve endings,
thereby demonstrating powerful analgesic (or pain reducing) effects.
- Poten-Zyme Cat's Claw Extract-has
been extensively used by Peruvian Ashaninka Indians to treat a wide range
of illnesses. Cat's Claw contains
potent phytochemicals called Quinovic Acid Glycosides. Studies indicate
that some of it's constituents can improve normal joint function and mobility.
- Poten-Zyme Turmeric Extract-an
Indian spice that demonstrates powerful joint function and mobility properties and
is a potent antioxidant. .
- Rhododendron Caucasicum Extract-known
as the snow rose grows high in the Caucasian mountains of the Republic
of Georgia. The smaller antioxidant molecules found in Rhododendron extract
showed higher antioxidant values, compared to extracts containing OPCs
such as pycnogenol and grape seed extract. .
- Laminaria and Ulva Extract
-edible brown and green sea vegetables which contain large amounts of protein, vitamins, and polysaccharides. These
sea vegetables contain Glucuronic Acid.