Activate your longevity genes
Activate your longevity genes
For you if you are interested in promoting longevity and other resveratrol benefits.
The active ingredient in Optimized Resveratrol can:
- Encourage youthful gene expression similar to calorie-restricted diet
- Promote mitochondrial function and healthy insulin sensitivity
- Support a healthy inflammatory response
- Help protect against oxidative stress
The best-in-class formula of Optimized Resveratrol combines 250 mg of resveratrol with complementary active plant compounds to promote healthy aging.
Health benefits at a glance:
Life Extension has identified certain compounds that mimic the benefits of a calorie restricted diet, a process that slows down aspects related to ageing.
These compounds include trans-resveratrol (which researchers contend is the most active constituent), quercetin, whole grape extract, but also certain compounds found in berries, like trans -pterostilbene and now fisetin.
Why it works:
Resveratrol may be the most effective compound for maintaining optimal health and boosting longevity. Resveratrol is a substance produced by a plant called Vitis vinifera when it is attacked by moulds. Because more and more pesticides are being used in modern wine making, the level of resveratrol in wine has plummeted.
Red wine contains resveratrol, but the quantity varies depending on its origin, the time of harvest and other factors. Nowadays, red wine contains only 1-3 mg of resveratrol per litre, even the most robust ones. After years of relentless research, a resveratrol extract is now available as a dietary supplement.
The science behind the product:
Resveratrol and grapeseed extract
Research funded by Life Extension showed that a combination of low-dose (20 mg) resveratrol plus grapeseed extract mimicked many of the favorable changes in the way genes of calorie-restricted animas are read.
Other studies indicate that higher doses may be needed to obtain all of resveratrol’s positive benefits, such as healthy insulin sensitivity, enhanced mitochondrial function, reduced inflammation and protection against the effects of an unhealthy lifestyle.
Potentially effective doses have a wide range: from 20 to 250 mg daily and higher. The resveratrol potency may be based on your current state of health and/or your desire to reach a healthier and longer human life span.
Fisetin and quercetin
The formula Optimized Resveratrol also delivers quercetin and fisetin, botanical compounds that complement resveratrol.
Fisetin, found in strawberries, has the capability to "switch on" powerful cell signalling molecules that support youthful gene expression, protect DNA and healthy cells. Fisetin also supports ageing neurons in the presence of oxidative stress. What is more important is that it works in synergy with resveratrol
Researchers have uncovered compelling evidence of fisetin’s ability to stabilise resveratrol and extend its effects. Thus, naturally, we added it, along with these other four calorie restriction mimics, to the most advanced resveratrol formulation.
Quercetin is an important bioflavonoid that also helps inhibit oxidative stress and promotes a healthy inflammatory response, promotes cardiovascular health and helps maintain already-healthy blood pressure.
How to use:
Please take according to the dosage and use guidelines under supplement facts, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Serving size 1 vegetarian capsule
Amount per serving:
|Trans-Resveratrol [from Japanese knotweed (root)]||250 mg|
|Quercetin (as quercetin dihydrate)||150 mg|
|Grape (fruit) and wild blueberry (fruit) blend [providing polyphenols, anthocyanins, OPCs]||85 mg|
|Fisetin [from wax tree extract (stem)]||10 mg|
Vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable stearate, silica, maltodextrin.
Dosage and use:
Take one (1) capsule daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not exceed recommended dose.
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
If you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating, please consult with your medical practitioner first.
A food supplement should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store tightly closed in a cool and dry place.