Life Extension, Tri Sugar Shield, 60 Vegetarian Capsules
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- Expiration Date: August 2022
- Date First Available: January 2014
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- Product Code: LEX-18036
- UPC Code: 737870180364
- Package Quantity: 60 Count
5.3 x 5.3 x 9.9 cm , 0.09 kgSwitch to Imperial units
- Non GMO LE Certified
- Triple Action Shield From Simple Carbohydrates
- Dietary Supplement
The ingredients in Tri Sugar Shield® all help maintain already-healthy blood sugar levels, but do it in different ways.
Tri Sugar Shield® benefits
- Supports balanced sugar production in the liver
- Encourages healthy insulin sensitivity
- Helps inhibit sugar-digesting enzymes
- Promotes healthy glucose elimination
Compounds in sorghum bran extract help balance the rate of sugar production in the liver and support healthy insulin sensitivity.
Why add phloridzin apple polyphenol?
Phloridzin is a polyphenol compound extracted from apple root bark that may inhibit glucose absorption into the bloodstream.
The Benefits of Mulberry
Mulberry leaf extract targets the alpha-glucosidase enzyme, which turns ingested starch into glucose. It also supports transporter compound GLUT4, which moves glucose out of the bloodstream and into muscle and liver cells. Mulberry promotes insulin sensitivity, as well.
There are several facets of blood sugar health: one is gluconeogenesis or how the liver produces glucose from various sugar precursors. Another is the conversion of starch (such as ingested grain) into glucose. Tri Sugar Shield® is made with three plant extracts that work together to promote healthy glucose metabolism: sorghum bran, white mulberry leaf and phloridzin from apples.
This trifecta works to support balanced sugar production in the liver, encourage healthy insulin sensitivity, inhibit sugar-digesting enzymes and promote healthy glucose elimination.
Sorghum bran extract
Compounds in sorghum bran extract help balance the rate of sugar production in the liver, as well as support healthy insulin sensitivity. Sorghum extract also helps modulate PPAR-gamma, a gene receptor that promotes healthy glucose metabolism. Lastly, sorghum helps inhibit the enzyme alpha-amylase, which releases sugars from starch during digestion.
Mulberry leaf extract
Mulberry leaf extract targets the alpha-glucosidase enzyme, which turns ingested starch into glucose. It also supports transporter compound GLUT4, which moves glucose out of the bloodstream and into muscle and liver cells.10 Mulberry promotes insulin sensitivity as well.
Phloridzin apple polyphenol
Phloridzin is a polyphenol compound extracted from apple root bark. Preclinical studies suggest it may help maintain already-healthy blood sugar levels by targeting carrier proteins SGLT1 and SGLT2. This can both inhibit glucose absorption into the bloodstream and encourage healthy glucose elimination.13
Take before you eat
To get the maximum health benefit, take Tri Sugar Shield® right before eating carbohydrate- or sugar-heavy foods. Do your part to maintain your already-healthy blood sugar. Add Tri Sugar Shield® to your healthy nutritional regimen today.
Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.
Take one (1) capsule twice daily immediately before the heaviest carbohydrate or sugar containing meals/drinks, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin, silica, stearic acid.
Caution: If you are taking blood glucose lowering medication, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Do not exceed recommended dose.
- Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
- When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.
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|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Sorghum bran (Sorghum bicolor)|
extract [providing 270 mg
|White mulberry extract (leaf)|
[providing 7.5 mg 1-deoxynojirimycin]
|Phloridzin [from apple extract (root bark)]||50 mg||**|
|**Daily Value not established.|