drinkwel is specially formulated to replenish nutrients that are commonly depleted by alcohol. Alcohol's empty calories (with their zero nutritional value) replace other nutrients in the diet, which depletes the body's existing vitamins and slows absorption and retention of new nutrients. People who drink regularly are more prone to certain vitamin deficiencies.
Biotin is a key supporting vitamin needed for the proper function of other B Vitamins.
d-Alpha Tocopherol is the most active form of Vitamin E, and one of the most powerful biologically active antioxidants.
Folate is essential for accurate cell division because it helps build DNA.
Niacin not only helps provide the body with energy, it is also essential for the maintenance of healthy skin, nerves and the gastrointestinal tract.
Pantothenic Acid not only helps convert food to energy, but also helps the body produce red blood cells and hormones.
Riboflavin acts as a coenzyme in energy production by metabolizing carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
Thiamine is an essential coenzyme in energy production, and is required for proper nervous system function.
Vitamin B6 is involved in more bodily functions than almost any other nutrient, working with over 60 enzymes to promote both physical and mental health.
Vitamin B12 must be present for new cells to form, yet only microorganisms and bacteria can make it - we cannot.
Vitamin C is one of the five most important antioxidants, and is critical for maintaining general well-being.
drinkwel's specialty formula helps maintain your body's mineral balance, which can be off-set by alcohol consumption. Keeping minerals in balance in every tissue, cell and organ in the human body is critical to maintaining overall health. Minerals effect every cell in your body - they regulate your metabolism, help your body maintain a normal acid-base balance, and can even prevent disease. Drinking affects the absorption, elimination and concentrations of many important minerals, including Magnesium, Zinc, and Selenium.
Chromium is a mineral that helps produce many enzymes the body depends on.
Copper is an essential trace mineral present in all the body's tissues, though most of it is stored in the liver.
Magnesium is an essential mineral needed by every cell in the body; it participates in more than 300 biochemical reactions.
Manganese is an essential trace mineral found in all forms of life.
Selenium is an essential trace mineral that interacts with Vitamin E to protect cells against oxidation by toxic chemicals.
Zinc is an essential trace mineral that helps maintain healthy skin and bones; it is needed by hundreds of enzymes to trigger important reactions in the body.
drinkwel includes a mix of superfruits and botanicals. Specifically, Milk Thistle and Artichoke Leaf to help support liver function, and Goji, Acai, and Acerola to provide the body with antioxidants that help neutralize free radicals.
The Acai Berry has been renowned for centuries in the Amazon rainforest, often referred to as "Nature's perfect food". It promotes cell regeneration, has anti-inflammatory properties and contains antioxidants to fight free-radicals.
The Acerola Cherry's high level of polyphenol antioxidants can support the body against certain types of cancer, heart disease and high blood pressure.
Bupleurum has been widely used for over 2,000 years in Asia and is used today in China and Japan to treat liver inflammation and liver problems.
Globe artichoke is a species of thistle that has a powerful effect on the production of bile and fat-digesting enzymes, which stimulates liver functions.
Goji berries are an antioxidant-rich superfruit, revered in Asia since the 1st century B.C. for their youth-preserving, protective and mood-elevating properties.
Green Tea reportedly contains the highest concentration of powerful polyphenol antioxidants.
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine Kudzu Flower has a dispersing effect on alcohol toxicity in the body.
Milk Thistle has been used medicinally for over 2,000 years in the treatment of liver and gallbladder disorders.
Rhodiola Rosea is an adaptogenic herb that can increase the activity of mood-related neurotransmitters.
Schisandra is an adaptogenic herb used in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Betaine is essential to proper liver function, cellular replication and detoxification reactions.
drinkwel includes Amino Acids that help the body process alcohol induced toxins. Amino Acids play a central role in the body's biochemistry - they help build cells and repair tissue, carry oxygen throughout the body, and form antibodies to combat invading bacteria & viruses. Your body needs Amino Acids to function normally, but drinking may cause a drain on the body's fund of free form Amino Acids.
Theanine is a unique and naturally-occurring amino acid found almost exclusively in Green Tea.
Taurine is an antioxidant found in almost all body tissue, including vital organs such as the heart and the brain.
NAC helps synthesize glutathione, an all purpose antioxidant and detoxifier produced in the liver.

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