Douglas Labs Bioflavonoid Complex
Bioflavonoid Complex supports circulation and has antioxidant properties. Bioflavonoids are also capable of binding to metal ions, which prevents these metals from acting as catalysts in the body to enhance free radical production.
What it is best for:
Bioflavonoids (also called flavonoids) are a class of phytochemicals that are potent antioxidants, which scavenge many potentially damaging free radicals. Free radicals are unstable chemicals formed in the body during metabolism and from exposure to environmental sources, such as pollution and cigarette smoke.
Free radicals are produced during energy metabolism and are necessary for immune function, but when an excessive number of free radicals are formed, they can attack normal cells, especially their membrane lipids and proteins. This, in turn, is thought to contribute to a degradation of the structure and function of these cellular components
Why it works:
Another aspect of the antioxidant properties of bioflavonoids is their synergy with vitamin C. The bitter tasting flavanones hesperidin and naringin, from the white albedo layer of citrus peels, have been shown to extend the nutritional functions of vitamin C.
Bioflavonoids are also capable of binding to metal ions, which prevents these metals from acting as catalysts in the body to enhance free radical production.
Many bioflavonoids, especially rutin and quercetin, support the health of the body¬s circulatory system by helping maintain capillary blood flow and proper vascular permeability, integrity, and resiliency.
Bioflavonoids are also involved in a wide array of other biochemical functions, such as immune function, platelet aggregation, enzyme activity, and the normal metabolism of collagen, cholesterol, and histamine.
Douglas Labs Bioflavonoid Complex is a convenient dietary supplement designed to provide antioxidant bioflavonoids derived from natural sources. Each tablet supplies a combination of mixed citrus bioflavonoids rich in hesperidin and naringin flavanones, as well as quercetin and its glycoside, rutin. Bioflavonoid Complex is essentially free of citric acid to which some people may be sensitive.
Bioflavonoid Complex by Douglas Labs contains:
Serving Size: 1 count
Servings Per Container: 100
Amount Per Serving
Citrus Bioflavonoids ...500mg*
Orange Bioflavonoids ...200mg*
Lemon Bioflavonoids ...200mg*
* Daily Value not established
Other ingredients: Cellulose, vegetable stearate, silica, hesperidin and currants.
Does not contain:
Yeast, wheat gluten, soy protein, milk/dairy, corn, sodium, sugar, starch, artificial coloring, preservatives or flavoring.
How you use it:As a dietary supplement, adults take 1 count daily or as directed by your healthcare professional.
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