Kent MacLeod, R.Ph. B.Sc.Phm., founded NutriChem (formerly Nutri-Chem Pharmacy) in 1981. Two years later, at the request of several patients, Kent developed the first version of a nutritional supplement for Trisomy 21 known as MSB.
For a more detailed history of MSB, follow this link to receive a free copy of Kent MacLeod’s book: Down Syndrome and Vitamin Therapy: Unlocking the Secrets of Health, Behaviour and Intelligence.
MSB was specifically designed to support the nutritional needs of individuals with Down syndrome, and will continue to do exactly that. Research in Trisomy 21 is continuously evolving and so does the MSB formula. We are currently on our 8th formulation of MSB. The most recent version, MSB Methyl Plus 4th Generation was upgraded with special emphasis on methylation support based on recent studies.
One size does not fit all!
NutriChem specializes in personalized health solutions; most clients with Down syndrome benefit from having a customized vitamin and mineral formula.
This is achieved through extensive blood work, urine analysis and a comprehensive consult with a NutriChem clinician. Click on the following link for more information on our Body Chemistry Balancing (BCB) Test and on how to get started with customizing your formula for any nutritional issues.
To see the process of making custom formulas, watch this short video.
NutriChem products and custom formulations, including MSB, are manufactured in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices standards in our licensed Health Canada Site facility.
As with all of NutriChem’s products, all of the ingredients in MSB are high quality pharmaceutical grade, meeting or exceeding all U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Reference Standards.
We follow proper safety procedures at all times.
Once manufactured, all NutriChem products, including MSB, go through extensive quality and safety testing at a 3rd party, independent facility. This includes microbial and heavy metal testing.
Some of the high quality ingredients in our most current version of MSB, called MSB Methyl Plus 4th Generation, include:
It is well established that there is an important balance between zinc and copper in the body. For this reason, Health Canada suggests that any supplement that contains zinc should also contain copper.
If a customer wants a copper-free MSB formulation, NutriChem offers a compounded version without it at no extra cost. See the heading above, “Why Customize?” to learn more about customized MSB formulas.
NutriChem is very transparent with who we are and with our quality and safety.
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