Maintains healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels.*
Berberine is a bioactive compound that can be extracted from several different plants. it belongs to a class of compounds called alkaloids. Berberine has a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine where it was used sto treat various ailments. One of the main actions of berberine is to activate an enzyme inside cells called AMP-activated protein kinase. This enzyme plays a major role in regulating metabolism. Many studies have shown that berberine can significantly reduce blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes and has been shown to be as effective as oral diabetes drugs.
It seems to work through multiple different mechanisms;
It decreases insulin resistance, making the blood sugar lowering hormone insulin more effective. It increases glycolysis, helping the body break down sugars inside cells. It decreases sugar production in the liver. It slows the breakdown of carbohydrates in the gut.
Studies have shown berberine to be effective as a weight loss supplement. It lowers cholesterol and triglycerides, which may reduce your risk of heart disease. It has been shown to have potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. It has been shown to fight harmful microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.*
Bitter melon is also known as wild cucumber and becomes more and more bitter as it ripens. Bitter melon is linked to lowering the body's blood sugar. It has properties that act like insulin, which helps bring glucose into the cells for energy.*
Banaba leaf extract contains over 40 beneficial compounds offering a variety of benefits. The ability to lower blood sugar levels appears to be the most potent and sought after. It lowers blood sugar levels by increasing insulin sensitivity and enhancing glucose uptake. Banaba leaves also contain a high content of antioxidants. Recent studies have shown banaba leaves may inhibit the formation of fat cells and fat molecules.*
Each capsule contains:
500 mg Berberine HCL
100 mg Bitter Melon Fruit (10:1 extract)
25 mg Banaba Leaf (1% extract)(Lagerstroemia speciosa)
Certificate of Analysis available upon request.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent any disease.