Homocysteine Resist 100vcaps by Life Extension
Homocysteine Resist provides a potent dose of 250 mg of vitamin B6 along with 400 micrograms of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (the biologically active form of folic acid) and 500 micrograms of vitamin B12.**
- For Longer Life
- Maintains Healthy Arteries
- Dietary Supplement
- Lowers homocysteine
Life Extension has long warned about the dangers of high homocysteine and has advised taking vitamin B6, folic acid, and vitamin B12 to help maintain healthy arteries.
Many doctors and blood laboratories consider homocysteine levels of 5–15 micromoles per liter (µmol/L) of blood to be “normal.” However, recent reports indicate that maintaining a homocysteine level lower than the 12 µmol/L can help maintain cardiac health. Because there is no “safe” level of homocysteine, Life Extension recommends keeping levels even lower, preferably below 8 µmol/L.
Studies have shown that folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 promote healthy homocysteine levels and support endothelial function. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in elderly people, folic acid combined with vitamin B12 supplementation significantly reduced plasma homocysteine concentration by 36%.
For those seeking to lower their homocysteine, Homocysteine Resist provides a potent dose of 250 mg of vitamin B6 along with 400 micrograms of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (the biologically active form of folic acid) and 500 micrograms of vitamin B12.**
Grape Seed Extract
999 mg, 100 vegetarian capsules
Item Catalog Number: 01435
Take one (1) capsule daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
|Dosage and Use|
Vitamin B deficiency occurs in 30% of seniors and 55% of the elderly and is correlated with elevated homocysteine levels. Do not use this product if your homocysteine levels are at or below acceptable levels. Consuming more than 2000 mg of vitamin B6 daily can result in loss of muscle coordination, tingling sensations in the extremities, and degeneration of nerve tissue. Similar effects may be experienced if more than 200-300 mg of B6 is consumed per day over course of months or years, especially if taken without other B complex vitamins. Consult your physician before using this product if you are taking levodopa (L-dopa).
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Grape Seed Extract and Red Wine
Alcohol consumption did not begin with humans, but is found as far down the evolutionary scale as fish, which become inebriated after eating overripe fruit falling into the water. Grape seed proanthocyanidins have been reported to possess a broad spectrum of pharmacological and medicinal properties against oxidative stress. Grape seed proanthocyanidin extract (GSE) provides excellent protection against free radicals in both in vitro and in vivo models.64 Grape Seed Extract significantly prevented and postponed development of cataract formation in rats with hereditary cataracts65 and radiation-induced cataract.66 Improvement in myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury in vitro has been reported.67-69 Activin, a new generation antioxidant derived from grape seed proanthocyanidins, reduced plasma levels of oxidative stress and adhesion molecules (ICAM-1, VCAM-1 and E-selectin) in patients with systemic sclerosis.
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