AKALO Science

About wearable vitamin delivery.

Every year, Americans spend an average of $36 billion on vitamins and swallow roughly 150 billion pills. What these consumers might not know is that nearly 95% of the nutrients in these oral vitamins never make it to the bloodstream - the only place vitamins are effective.  In contrast to oral ingestion, a vitamin patch is able to deliver nutrients to the body continuously over the course of wear. Instead of trying to send vitamins through the hostile gastrointestinal tract, a patch bypasses the digestive system altogether and efficiently delivers vitamins to the skin.

As it specifically relates to alcohol consumption, a fun night of drinking leads to continuous nutrient depletion and requires continuous nutrient replenishment. Continuous nutrient replenishment can be achieved by staying connected to an IV, by ingesting pills every 30 minutes @ 5% efficiency, or... by simply applying a layer of vitamins in the morning and forgetting about it until the next day.

Meet AKALO vitamin patches.

Your discreet and easy option for continuous nutrient replenishment.

Vitamin B1 as an alcohol processor.

AKALO B1 patches contain thiamine, also known as vitamin B1. The B1 in our patches is an essential component in the metabolization of carbohydrates. As soon as alcohol enters your body, it’s treated as a carbohydrate. To effectively process it, your body requires B1. In scientific terms, B1 is an important cofactor enzyme in the production of glutathione which is critical to the neutralization of toxins that come from breaking down alcohol. Given the body’s sensitive stores of B1 and glutathione (meaning quickly used up after a few drinks), and how integral they are in the disposal of the toxins that can cause the symptoms associated with the day after drinking, we must constantly replenish our body with these nutrients. Ongoing replenishment of B1 helps us process each subsequent drink.

Too often, people attempt to treat the negative effects of alcohol after they have already set in.

Vitamin D deficiency.

The human body naturally makes vitamin D in response to exposure to natural sunlight. For many reasons1 you may not get enough natural sunlight, and as a result run low on vitamin D. People who live in sunny climates often spend their days inside or regularly wear sun lotion when outside which can prevent the body from activating vitamin D creation. People who live in northern latitudes or areas that don't receive much sunlight in the winter months often experience “winter blues”. At the extreme, “winter blues” are referred to as Seasonal Affectative Disorder (S.A.D.) in the medical community, and research2 suggests vitamin D deficiency plays a role. There are many studies that show the importance of vitamin D and its role in the human body. Vitamin D is linked to bone health3, mood4, immune health5, cardiovascular health6 and a host of other benefits. The more research scientists perform, the more they uncover how far reaching its role is in a healthy lifestyle; there is broad agreement that vitamin D has a positive effect on the human body. Eating foods such as fatty fish, cheese and eggs can help you to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D when natural sunlight isn’t enough. But if you’re looking for a new approach or your doctor has said that you could benefit from a vitamin D supplement, the AKALO D3 patch brings a new innovative solution to address this everyday problem.

1 https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/benefits-vitamin-d

2 https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/286496.php#1

3 https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements-vitamin-d/art-20363792

4 https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/161618.php#deficiency

5 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3166406/#idm140514243300928title

6 https://www.webmd.com/diet/guide/vitamin-d-deficiency#1

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