Health Benefits at a Glance:
Pomegranate contains polyphenols which are some of the most powerful antioxidants that nature can offer, helping to scavenge free radicals, which can damage cells. Moreover, Pomegranate Fruit Extract contains the polyphenol equivalent of 30 pomegranates for higher-than-average availability for promoting heart health.
Why it Works:
Pomegranates contain powerful antioxidants that appear to promote prostate, breast, kidney, liver, joints and heart health as well as mediate high blood pressure. Numerous studies show that pomegranate is one of the most powerful and effective antioxidants that nature has to offer. Moreover, pomegranate extract is absorbed into the bloodstream far more efficiently than other fruit extracts. According to one study, up to 95% is being absorbed, which is far greater than any other polyphenol-containing fruit extract. On top of that, each capsule of Pomegranate Fruit Extract contains the polyphenol contents of 30 pomegranates.
Most plant polyphenols possess remarkable health benefits but are relatively difficult for your body to absorb. However, the unique polyphenols found in pomegranates called punicalagins, are 100% water soluble . Polyphenols from pomegranate promote heart health and also contain active constituents called ellagitannins, which metabolize into beneficial polyphenols like ellagic acid.
The Science Behind the Product:
Clinical studies have demonstrated pomegranate to be one of the most effective inhibitors of free radicals in all of nature [2-8]. It also plays a role in inhibiting the inflammatory cytokine called interleukin-1 beta.
Overwhelming scientific evidence reports outstanding health benefits of punicalagins, which range from promoting cardiovascular health to prostate health [2-8]. Life Extension® has created a standalone pomegranate extract. A proprietary extraction process preserves the pomegranate polyphenols (including the punicalagins) in a concentrated, dry powder form. Therefore, it is now possible to obtain the equivalent health benefits of up to 12.3 ounces of pomegranate juice (or 30 pomegranates) in just one daily capsule.
Pomegranate polyphenols also exert anti-inflammatory effects that further play a role in protecting blood vessels from damage, can support arterial health and help reduce blood pressure .
How to Use:
- Take one (1) capsule daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
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