Carbo Defense™ is a wide-spectrum formulation which helps prevent and counteract the negative effects of excess carbohydrates in the diet. The ingredients in Carbo Defense™ reduce the conversion of carbohydrates into fat reserves, slow down their absorption into the small intestine, improve the body's sensitivity to insulin and regulate glucose metabolism in general. A formulation like Carbo Defense™ can help you control your weight, reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and combat the ravages of ageing (which we know are to some degree associated with excess carbohydrates). Carbo Defense™ is ideal for plugging any gaps' in a low-carb diet, or for boosting its beneficial effects when strictly adhered to. Carbo Defense™ contains a veritable and scientifically-supported arsenal of weapons' that:
¤ reduce blood glucose and stimulate glucose transport across cell membranes, mimic the action of insulin, and reduce weight and body fat, as shown in animal studies (banaba extract standardised in corosolic acid);
¤ control carbohydrate cravings, reduce postprandial glycaemia and levels of glycated haemoglobin and generally improve pancreas function (Gymnema sylvestre extract);
¤ normalise insulin function and regulate blood sugar levels (chromium polynicotinate, see );
¤ stabilise blood sugar and improve glucose tolerance (Coccinia indica extract);
¤ inhibit the activity of amylase, the enzyme which converts starch into fast-release sugars, and reduce oxidation of LDL-cholesterol (green tea and oolong tea extracts);
¤ lower blood glucose, improve its transport into cells, improve sensitivity to insulin, and possibly control cholesterol and triglycerides (bitter melon extract Mormodica charantia);
¤ block absorption of starch, reduce absorption of glucose, improve sensitivity to insulin and reduce oxidative stress with a powerful protective effect on the liver (Salacia reticulata);
¤ significantly improve (up to 20 times in vitro) glucose metabolism, activate enzymes which stimulate insulin receptors and inhibit enzymes which de-activate them, improve metabolism of glucose and of lipids in vivo and reduce triglycerides, total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol in vivo, according to studies conducted by the US Dept of Agriculture (cinnamon extract standardised in flavonoids);
¤ improve insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetics and reduce blood glucose and insulin levels (vanadium sulphate).
Take one or two vegetarian capsules at the start of each meal (three to six a day).
Precautions: Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. This product is a nutritional supplement and should not replace a varied, balanced diet. Keep out of childrens' reach. Store away from direct light, heat and humidity. As with any nutritional supplement, you should consult a health professional before taking this product if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or have a health problem.