In 2003, the Life Extension Foundation® introduced a purified resveratrol supplement that was later documented to favorably alter some of the changes in gene expression that cause us to age. On January 25, 2009, CBS News 60 Minutes featured an in-depth report on the multiple benefits that resveratrol may confer in slowing and even reversing certain aspects of aging.
What differentiates Life Extension®’s resveratrol: It provides 100% standardized trans-resveratrol plus a full spectrum of natural compounds from the grape that have demonstrated remarkable biological properties. Most products currently on the market contain varying quantities of trans- and cis-resveratrol, and fail to provide enough trans-resveratrol for optimal results. In addition, Life Extension has added pterostilbene, which researchers have found works in a synergistic fashion with resveratrol to activate one’s “longevity genes. ”
Research funded by Life Extension has shown that a combination of low-dose (20 milligrams) resveratrol plus grapeseed extract induced many of the favorable gene expression changes seen in calorie-restricted animals. Other studies, however, have indicated that higher doses may be needed to obtain all of resveratrol’s positive benefits including:
¦Enhanced mitochondrial function
¦Reduced expression of inflammatory factors
¦Protection against the toxic effects of a high-fat diet
Life Extension has meticulously evaluated published studies on resveratrol and pterostilbene to establish doses people might need to take to duplicate these remarkable laboratory findings. The results of Life Extension’s analysis yield a wide range of potentially effective doses of resveratrol and pterostilbene.
GrapeSeed Extract with Resveratrol & Pterostilbene provides 20 mg of trans-resveratrol plus 100 mg of grapeseed extract. The pterostilbene content of this formula (125 micrograms) is equivalent to over 5 cups of blueberries.
1 vegicap, 60 servings per container
Proprietary Blend: 100 mg Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins1 from Masquelier’s OPC2 grape seed extract (Vitis vinifera) [98% average content of polyphenolic compounds, procyanidolic value 90%] Typical profile: (to equal 98% average content of polyphenolic compounds) Proanthocyanidins 65%; OPC-precursors (catechin, epicatechin) 30%; Gallic acid 3% Contains rice.
Rice flour, vegetable cellulose (capsule), vegetable stearate.
Take one capsule daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Does Not Contain
This product contains no milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp), soybeans, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, or corn. Contains no sugar, artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not exceed recommended dose. Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged. If you have a bad reaction to product discontinue use immediately. When using nutritional supplements, please inform your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Serving Size is 1 vegicap*Daily Value (DV) not established.
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