PON-1 Boost Ingredients

The PON-1 SNP is supported by ingredients that help maintain healthy lipid levels, manage PON-1 activity and support overall cardiovascular health.

Mushroom Extracts (Polysaccharides)

  • Reishi mushroom contains compounds shown to support healthy lipid levels in animals.74,75
  • *Similar effects wre seen with Maitake76,77 and Shitake79,78 mushrooms.

Vitamin E

  • Numerous epidemiological studies (e.g. Nurses’ Health Study) have shown correlations between increased consumption of Vitamin E from diet and/or supplementation and a healthy heart.79,80
  • Vitamin E functions as an antioxidant in preventing the oxidation of LDL.
  • Animal studies have shown that Vitamin E supports healthy lipid metabolism and increased PON-1 activity.81,82
  • Vitamin E has been shown to help reverse exercise-induced reduction of serum PON-1.83

References:

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  • 81. Jeon SM, et al. J Biochem Mol Toxicol. 2005. 19(5):336-46.
  • 82. Motta S, et al. Vet J. 2009. 181(3):288-95.
  • 83. Tsakiris S, et al. Eur J Clin Nut. 2009. 63:215-221.

This information is for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

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