- combines the most widely-studied natural compounds for preventing cardiovascular problems;
- helps combat hypertension as well as problems with circulation and blood clotting;
- fights atherosclerosis and little-known risk factors.
This preventive formulation is aimed at anyone at risk of cardiovascular problems, whether as a result of certain diseases (diabetes, atherosclerosis, heart arrhythmia), an unhealthy lifestyle (poor diet, lack of exercise, smoking, abdominal fat, alcohol consumption, chronic stress) or simply the body's normal ageing process (decline in heart function, age-related changes to blood vessels, etc.). From the age of 40 onwards, there's a sharp increase in the risk of problems linked to the heart and circulation. Triple Protect has been developed to prevent these problems by acting on the following biological mechanisms:
The formulation's efficacy is due to the complementary and synergistic effects of its natural ingredients, all of which have demonstrated key benefits in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular problems.
Homocysteine is a sulphur-containing amino acid which is produced via dietary protein. However, it is important to know that like conventional risk factors, an increase in circulating homocysteine levels is now considered a major determinant of cardiovascular disease and thrombosis. Pyridoxal-5-phosphate, an optimal form of vitamin B6, 5-methyltetrahydrofolate and methylcobalamin, a form of vitamin B12 preferred to cyanocobalamin, are all recognised treatments for lowering homocysteine levels and thus reducing risk of cardiovascular disease, and all three have been added to Triple Protect.
Quercetin is undoubtedly the best-known of the flavonoids. This famous anti-ageing substance, which is largely responsible for the therapeutic effects of ginkgo and hypericum, lowers blood pressure in people with hypertension, reduces levels of ‘bad' LDL-cholesterol in overweight individuals and inhibits platelet aggregation, a mechanism involved in atherosclerosis. In just the last few years, it has also been associated with reducing the fragility of capillaries.
It is difficult to conceive of a more effective natural formulation than Triple Protect for protecting against diseases and symptoms related to circulation, coagulation and cardiovascular problems and their complications. Each of its ingredients has been included in its most active and absorbable form, based on the very latest scientific research. But it is undoubtedly the synergistic combination of all these elements that makes it a truly exceptional product.
In Western countries, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women and the over-65s. In France, for example, it claims 150,000 lives each year, often suddenly and without warning. Yet prevention is not only possible, it is at the forefront of the latest scientific knowledge thanks to Triple Protect. Note: it is, however, advisable to consult your therapist before taking this product, especially if you have been prescribed blood pressure-lowering or anticoagulant drugs. In the absence of any such contraindication, beneficial effects are felt rapidly when used regularly three to six months, and this can be repeated depending on the results.
When we think about cardiovascular-protective supplements, magnesium springs to mind with its recognised and convergent effects. It helps to both prevent atherosclerosis (by reducing absorption of lipids in the gut during meals, as well as by increasing levels of ‘good' cholesterol) and lower blood pressure. With scientifically supported and recognised effects, an elevated daily intake of magnesium is indeed recommended by US medical authorities for preventing and treating hypertension. This is why SuperSmart has chosen the most actively-absorbed form (magnesium bisglycinate chelate) for its Triple Protect formulation.
Our formulation also contains R-alpha lipoic acid, which is converted in the body into dihydrolipoic acid. This powerful antioxidant can regenerate other endogenous antioxidants such as vitamins E and C and glutathione, thus helping to prevent damage to blood vessels from oxidative stress. A number of studies have also shown that it increases insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetics who are at greater risk of cardiovascular problems.
Also included in Triple Protect is an extract of maritime pine bark standardised in proanthocyanidins or oligo-proanthocyanidins (OPC). This too is invaluable in preventing circulation-related problems. Studies show it has a slight effect in both lowering systolic blood pressure and increasing physical capacity, reduces several risk markers for cardiovascular disease such as inflammation, improves microcirculation, decreases the capillary permeability that contributes to oedema and relieves symptoms related to venous insufficiency.
A number of mechanisms are responsible for all these benefits: we know, for example, that proanthocyanidins increase the resistance of elastin in blood vessels to elastase, and recycle ascorbyl and tocopheryl radicals thus maintaining levels of vitamins C and E, and increases nitric oxide levels in vascular endothelial cells, producing a vasodilatory effect. To complete the formulation, SuperSmart has added four innovative ingredients, based on the latest scientific research:
|Daily dose: 3 capsules
Number of doses per pack: 30
|Vitamin B6 (pyridoxal-5-phosphate)||30 mg|
|Quatrefolic® acid (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid (from 370mcg of 54-59% glucosamine salts and (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid)||400 mcg|
|Vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin)||60 mcg|
|Vitamin K2 MK-7 (menaquinone-7)||90 mcg|
|Magnesium bisglycinate||150 mg|
|Extract of garlic clove standardised to 3.4% allicin||350 mg|
|Extract of pomegranate seed standardised to 40% ellagic acid||150 mg|
|NattoKinase 20,000 FU/g (2000 FU)||100 mg|
|R-alpha lipoic acid||70 mg|
|Extract of maritime pine bark standardised to 95% proanthocyanidins||50 mg|
|Extract of Huperzia serrata standardised to 1% Huperzine-A||15 mg|
|Other ingredients : Acacia gum, white rice bran.
Quatrefolic®, Gnosis, Italie.
Diet plays an important role in preventing hypertension, diabetes, and obesity, which are additional risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Here are our choices for the 10 best foods for protecting your heart!
Arterial hypertension, too often ignored and poorly managed, is one of the main causes of cardiovascular problems and affects 20% of adults. Here we explore the condition.
Antioxidant substances are able to combat the harmful effects of free radicals, and thus offer multiple benefits for our health. Below we list five excellent reasons to stock up on antioxidants and protect your body to the max.