Herbs and trace minerals combine to support healthy glucose metabolism, facilitate glucose transport and support glycogen storage. This formula supports healthy liver function and promotes balanced fat and glucose metabolism. Milk thistle helps maintain normal levels of superoxide dismutase (SOD) and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) enzymes which decrease oxidative stress.
*Glucose Px supports glucose metabolism. Jambul is a relative of the clove spice and the seeds of Jambul help maintain natural levels of superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase enzymes while promoting advanced glycosylation end products. Taraxacum and Silybum in this formula are both excellent herbal tools to support the liver, the main organ involved in glucose storage and metabolism. Helping the liver metabolize glucose and fats helps to clear them from the blood stream and assist their entry into cells where they can be optimally metabolized and utilized. Opuntia, the prickly pear cactus is a nourishing and anti-inflammatory plant with many benefits in normalizing blood lipids and sugars. Juice and extract from Opuntia are used worldwide as beverages and medicines for supporting healthy metabolism of fats and sugars.
Glucose Px offers potent nutritional support with the addition of valuable minerals important in the metabolism of blood glucose. Vanadium in its organic form, such as the BGOV compound in this sophisticated formula is recognized as a safer and more absorbable form of vanadium, which research has estimated to be up to 50% more active than the inorganic forms. This formula also contains 900 mcg of chromium to support optimal glucose and fat metabolism. Lipoic acid is noted to be a powerful systemic antioxidant thought to be well absorbed and enters every tissue due it’s solubility in both aqueous and lipid substances.