Filter | Antioxidant Formula : Claims And References

Our claims are based on 30+ years of NIH funded research all backed by science. We don't only say this, we support it. This is why we include a list of references so you can learn more about the powerful health effects of our supplements as well as fact check our claim that our statements can all be scientifically validated. 
  1. This supplement is an extremely potent and highly absorbable formulation that provides enhanced support against free radicals.11,12,13
  2. The amount of each ingredient was carefully selected to provide the implied benefit based upon careful scientific and clinical studies.
  3. N-acetyl cysteine is a potent antioxidant supporting the body against free radicals. 
  4. Vitamin E at 400 IU/day has been shown to supplement a healthy heart
  5. Vitamin C is an outstanding water soluble antioxidant
  6. Selenium has been show to support the antioxidant function of glutathione S-transferase
  7. The herbs gotu kola,28,29,30 ginseng31,32,33,34 and ginkgo biloba35 are excellent for maintaining general health 38,39,40 and have the support wellness
  8. Grape seed extract37 is an outstanding antioxidant and has been shown to be 20 times more powerful than vitamin C and 50 times as powerful as vitamin E.

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