Boron is a trace element that can be found in certain types of fruits and vegetables. It is often linked with bone health because it helps regulate and metabolise calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and vitamin D which all help your body to produce strong, healthy bones.
Boron is not stored in the body but it is still has many important uses. As mentioned above, it contributes to good bone health whilst also offering protection from certain health conditions. The list below outlines the main roles of boron in the body:
- Assisting in the activation and metabolism of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and vitamin D (which support strong, healthy bones).
- Assisting in the production of oestrogen in women.
- Enhancing testosterone levels in men.
- Improving brain function and cognitive performance.
- Maintaining healthy cell membranes.
- Preventing blood clots.
- Preventing bone related conditions such as arthritis (inflammation of the joints) and osteoporosis (porous bones)
- Protection from fungal infections.
- Protection from heart disease.
- Reducing the loss of calcium and magnesium in the urine (which contributes to good bone health).
- Supporting proper embryonic development in pregnant women.
40fYME® International D3 with Cofactors (5000iu) contains 3mg of Boron.