Grape Seed Extract
Grape Seed also contains within it, Procyanidolic Oligomers (or PCO's). PCO's are known for prevent the degradation of important tissues by inhibiting the enzymes that normally do damage to them.
While Vitamins C and E are thought to be great sources of Antioxidants, in truth, the Antioxidants present in these nutrients are usually excreted from the body not long after consumption. However, the antioxidants provided by Grape Seed Extract will stay in the body up to 3 days, in some cases.
The health benefits of Grape Seed Extract were first discovered in the 20th century when French diets were being studied. Even though their diets were extremely high in fat; which should have put them all at risk for heart disease, they somehow remained resistant to it. It was then hypothesized that their love for red wine may have been part of the reason that they were kept so healthy. In other words, Grape Seed Extract helps keep the cardiovascular system very healthy.
What Does Grape Seed Extract Powder Actually Contain?
There are very many ingredients in Grape Seed powder which are meant to promote general health such as Polyphenols, and protein which have been mentioned above, as well as others like lipids, carbohydrates, and flavonoids. One particular component of Grape Seed Extract which is unique is Procyanidin (which was nicknamed Vitamin P by its founder, a name that did not end up taking off). Despite the fact that the name Vitamin P never took, it is quite an important nutrient helping to maintain comprehensive oral health as well as health of bones, hair, skin, and other body tissues. The skin is protected well in particular as Procyanidin protects it from damaging rays.
Grape Seed Extract also has Resveratrol; an antioxidant that is particularly useful in helping with cardiovascular health, and is likely responsible for the low rates of heart disease amongst the French.
Health Benefits Provided by Grape Seed Extract
Grape Seed Extract contains several different types of antioxidants which keep the immune system healthy and running smoothly. On top of that it also has antioxidants that specifically help with heart health by preventing heart disease and other cardiovascular problems including high cholesterol.
Supplement FactsServing size: 200 milligrams
Serving per container: *
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value**|
|Grape Seed Extract 200mg||*|
|Standardized to contain >95% Proanthocyanidins 180mg||*|
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet
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As a dietary supplement, take 50mg to 200mg daily, or every other day, or as directed by physician.
Serving Size & Timing
Grape Seed Extract should be taken in servings of 250 mg two times per day, depending on intended effect. No more than 500 mg per day should be taken unless specifically told to do so by a medical professional. Grape Seed Extract should be taken every other day to maintain balanced levels of this chemical in the body.
CONCENTRATION OF GRAPE SEED EXTRACT
There are no fillers of any kind present in this supplement, and it is considered food grade and vegan friendly.
There are many ingredients in Grape Seed powder meant to promote general health such as polyphenols, lipids, carbohydrates and flavonoids. One unique component of Grape Seed Extract is Procyanidin. This nutrient helps maintain comprehensive oral health as well as health of bones, hair, skin and other body tissues. Grape Seed Extract also has Resveratrol, an antioxidant that is particularly useful in helping with cardiovascular health.
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT SIDE EFFECTS
While some have reported minor issues such as headache, itchiness of scalp, dizziness and even nausea, these reports are rare and all occur in subjects who have taken above the recommended dosage. If allergic to grapes, this supplement should be avoided.
Grape Seed Extract will blend surprisingly well when mixed with water or juice. It can even be taken with or on food. Servings larger than 100mg of the supplement will probably be a bit too bitter for most to tolerate. Those with sensitive stomachs or taste buds may want to consider having gel caps filled with this extract in order for accurate consumption. This product should be stored in an area that is free from light, heat and moisture.
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There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.
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