Tri Sugar Shield 60 caps by Life Extension

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Many aging individuals find themselves under assault from rising blood sugar levels. Despite a healthy diet and exercise, blood sugar levels can rise due to a number of factors including excess gluconeogenesis where by the liver produces glucose from protein. Another issue is the rapid conversion of any starch, including whole grains, into glucose. The result is that even health-conscious, active people can experience higher-than-desired blood sugar levels as they age.**

An all-natural, multi-pronged approach has been designed to support the natural balance of key glucose pathways. Tri Sugar Shield provides three plant-derived nutrients that—through their rich array of complementary mechanisms—afford an unrivaled level of optimal, broad-spectrum support for healthy glucose metabolism in aging individuals within normal range.**

Life Extension Tri Sugar Shield contains the following three nutrients:

Sorghum Bran Extract

Sorghum is a grass plant found in Southern Asia that helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels, among those in the normal range, by modulating four different mechanisms:

  • Balances the rate of sugar manufacture in the liver (gluconeogenesis).**
  • Promotes insulin sensitivity.**
  • Regulates PPAR-gamma, a metabolic thermostat controlling glucose metabolism.**
  • Regulates the enzyme alpha-amylase, which in turn controls the release of sugar found in starch.**

Mulberry leaf extract

Mulberry leaf has been used in Chinese traditional medicine for centuries. Mulberry leaf extract targets three different mechanisms:

  • Targets the alpha-glucosidase enzyme to regulate conversion of starch into glucose.**
  • Supports glucose transporter GLUT4 that moves glucose out of the bloodstream and into muscle and liver cells.**
  • Promotes insulin sensitivity.**

Phloridzin

Phloridzin is a natural polyphenol found in various fruit trees. Phloridzin helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels, among those in the normal range by:

  • Targeting carrier protein SGLT1, in turn helping to block the absorption of glucose into the bloodstream.**
  • Targeting carrier protein SGLT2, in turn supporting glucose elimination via urine.**

By targeting all of these diverse glucose pathways, Life Extension Tri Sugar Shield delivers the widest possible support to help naturally stabilize already healthy glucose levels.**

Tri Sugar Shield

60 vegetarian capsules

Triple Action Shield from Simple Carbohydrates

Item Catalog Number: 01803

Suggested Use:

Take one (1) capsule twice daily immediately before the heaviest carbohydrate or sugar containing meals/drinks, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
  Amount Per Serving %Daily Value
Calcium (as dicalcium phosphate) 20 mg 2%
Sorghum bran (Sorghum bicolor)
extract [providing 270 mg
proanthocyanidins]
300 mg **
White mulberry extract (leaf)
[providing 7.5 mg 1-deoxynojirimycin]
150 mg **
Phloridzin [from apple extract (root bark)] 50 mg **
**Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients

Vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin, silica, vegetable stearate.

Warnings

Caution: If you are taking blood glucose lowering medication, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not exceed recommended dose.
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.

Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.

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**DISCLAIMER: Information on this page is not intended as a substitute for advice provided by a competent health care professional. You should not use this information in diagnosing or treating a health problem. No claim or opinion expressed on this web site is intended to be, nor should be construed to be, medical advice. If you are now taking any drugs, prescribed or not, or have a medical condition, please consult a competent physician who is aware of herb/drug interactions before taking any herbal supplements. The information presented herein has not been evaluated by the FDA or the Department of Health and is not intended to diagnose, prevent or treat any disease or illness.

 

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