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GLUCOTUNE - Balance & Defence is formulated to support healthy blood sugar levels, cardiovascular health, immune health, and cognitive function. The combination of ingredients is based on synergistic activities that maximize the blood sugar balancing effects.
[GLUCOTUNE: gluco from -glyk(ýs)- (Greek meaning sweet); -glucose- (sugar, C6H12O6 produced by plants), -tune- (English meaning to adjust to make it function properly)]
Our muscles use sugar (glucose) derived from food for energy and insulin helps cells using the sugar circulating in the blood. Insulin also controls the release of fat from fat tissue into the bloodstream. Our muscles, and other tissues, become less sensitive to insulin as we age. The production of insulin also decreases with aging.
Because of the lesser insulin production and lesser sensitivity to insulin the sugar and fat will remain in the bloodstream at elevated levels for longer periods. This poor control of blood sugars and fat can lead to diabetes. Diabetes is basically a long-term (chronic) illness that affects how your body converts food into energy, and it can lead to a variety of other health issues such as chronic kidney failure, damage to the feet and eyes, cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Some of the signs and symptoms of diabetes are thirst, hunger, fatigue, irritability, weigh-loss, frequent urination, blurred vision, slow healing sores, and frequent infections. Type 1 diabetes can develop at any age, and type 2 diabetes, is more common in people older than 40. Diabetes can reduce life expectancy as it increases the risk of several serious health conditions.
The ancient Egyptians spoke of a disease that appears to have been type 1 diabetes more than 3,000 years ago. It included thirst, increased urination, and weight loss. A variety of natural herbal remedies have been discovered to help controlling blood sugar levels and thereby decrease the risk of diabetes.
GLUCOTUNE Blood Sugar Balance comprises several natural ingredients that can aid the body in maintaining healthy glucose levels through various mechanisms.
Supports reduced blood sugar, reduced inflammation, reduced thrombosis (clot production), reduced LDL cholesterol, and increased HDL cholesterol (237,238).
reduces inflammation via reduction of oxides LDL (ox-LDL) which decreases the risk of developing insulin resistance (237,238).
Combats thrombosis via reduced levels of intracellular adhesion molecules (237,238).
Increases HDL cholesterol via increased lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase activity (an enzyme associated with HDL production) (237,238).
Reduces blood sugar levels, improves insulin sensitivity, reduces inflammation, increases HDL cholesterol, reduces LDL cholesterol, and may combat carcinogenesis (235,236)
Improves insulin sensitivity via increased glucose uptake by GLUT-4 vesicles (cells that transport glucose into cells) and improved pancreatic beta cell production of insulin (236).
May inhibit cancer cell growth by inducing apoptosis, cell cycle arrest, autophagy and inhibiting cancer stem cells (235).
Supports blood sugar regulation and cardiovascular health (166).
Decreases levels of fasting plasma glucose, total cholesterol, LDL-C, triglyceride levels, and an increase in HDL-C levels (166).
Supports blood sugar regulation by improving insulin sensitivity and enhanced glucose uptake (166).
White Mulberry Leaf
Supports cardiovascular health, antioxidant function, and may combat cardiometabolic disease (241).
Supports cardiovascular health via reduced blood pressure, reduced atherosclerosis activity, and reduced inflammation (241).
Supports antioxidant function via high levels of 1-Deoxynojirimycin (DNJ), phenolics and flavonoids (241).
Supports urinary health and antioxidant function (240).
Combats diarrhea, cramps, and muscle inflammation (176).
Decreases muscle soreness and increases muscle strength (177).
Yarrow Flowers Powder
Supports antioxidant function and combats inflammation (239).
Supports antioxidant function via high contents of Apigenin (flavonoid) which scavenges free radicals and combats inflammatory cytokines (239).
Supports anti-inflammatory, anti-allergenic, and antimicrobial properties (177).
Supports healthy detoxification.
Alpha Lipoic Acid
Supports immune health, cardiovascular health, blood sugar regulation, reduced body fat, and improved cognitive function (158).
Supports blood sugar regulation via increased glucose uptake in insulin-sensitive and insulin-resistant muscle (158).
Supports cardiovascular health via increased nitric oxide production and decreased glycation of red blood cells (decreased HA1C) (158).
Supports cognitive function via enhanced memory, focus, and reduction of neurodegenerative disease (158).
Supports immune health via increased free radical scavenging capabilities and increased glutathione (master antioxidant) levels (158).
Vanadium/ Vanadyl Sulfate
Supports blood sugar regulation via improved insulin sensitivity and pancreatic beta-cell function (cells that produce insulin) (227).
Supports hydration, increased energy, antioxidant function, and increases fat metabolism during aerobic exercise (242,243).
Supports antioxidant function via combating reactive oxygen species (243).
Increases fat metabolism during exercise via enhanced mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation (cells using fat as fuel) (242).
Supports conversion of food into cellular energy, hair health, skin health, and cognitive function (213,214).
Enhances glucose breakdown into skeletal muscle tissue (213,214).
Supports immune, cardiovascular, skin, cognitive, fat burning, and digestive health (97, 98).
Supports immune health via increased oxidant, free radical scavenging, and fueling neutrophilic (immune cell) activity in chemotaxis, phagocytosis, and microbial killing (97,98).
Supports fat burning by increasing carnitine biosynthesis (molecule required for mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation) (97,98).
Supports accelerate bone healing after a fracture, increase type I collagen synthesis, and reduce oxidative stress (inflammation) (98).
Supports immune function, cognitive health, cardiovascular health, and bone health (204,205,206,207,208)
Supports immune health via neutralizing free radicals and reactive oxygen species, and increased T lymphocyte-mediated immune function (204).
Supports cardiovascular health via reduced cholesterol (204).
Supports cognitive function via reduced oxidative stress, inflammation, and DNA damage of neuronal tissues (208).
Supports optimal nerve function, muscle contractions, cardiovascular, bone health, and decreased anxiety (90,91).
Supports biological reactions such as ATP fueled reactions and pancreatic insulin secretion (90,91).
Supports reduction systolic blood pressure, fasting glucose, triglycerides, and healthy HDL levels (90,91).
Reduces peripheral cortisol levels in the CNS and supports relaxation and decreased anxiety (90,91).
Supports immune function, skin health, cognitive function, and vision (172,173).
Supports stimulation of the innate and adaptive immune system (172,173).
Supports the activation of lymphocytes and activation of innate and T cell mediated immunity (172,173).
Supports cognitive function by modulation of neuronal signaling in areas of the brain associated with memory and learning (hippocampus) (172,173).
Supports enzymatic antioxidant reactions, increased bone mineral density, and blood sugar regulation (148,149).
Supports insulin function, reduced cholesterol, improved blood sugar regulation, and may lower cholesterol (218,219).
1. Uses third-party independently tested ingredients that are made in the USA, GMP certified, and made in an FDA registered facility.
2. Uses high-quality nutraceuticals in an effective evidence-based and efficaciously dosed formula.
Other formulas on the market
1. Source cheap ingredients from heavily polluted soils. Even “organic” supplements not third-party tested have been removed by FDA due to high levels of heavy metals.
2. Uses cheap sources of nutraceuticals that contain high amounts of fillers, heavy metals, and is formulated without evidence-based dosages.
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