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Life Extension Mega Benfotiamine | 250 mg, 120 vegetarian capsules

Life Extension Mega Benfotiamine | 250 mg, 120 vegetarian capsules

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Life Extension Mega Benfotiamine | 250 mg, 120 vegetarian capsules
Brand: Life Extension

Regular Price: $30.00

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Benfotiamine, a fat-soluble form of vitamin B1 (thiamine), supports healthy blood sugar metabolism and helps protect the bodys tissues against advanced glycation end products and oxidative stress.1 For example, the enzyme transketolase is critical to blood sugar metabolism. Like many
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Benfotiamine, a fat-soluble form of vitamin B1 (thiamine), supports healthy blood sugar metabolism and helps protect the body’s tissues against advanced glycation end products and oxidative stress.1 For example, the enzyme transketolase is critical to blood sugar metabolism. Like many enzymes, transketolase requires a co-factor. In this case, it needs assistance from thiamine. Unfortunately, thiamine is water-soluble, which makes it less available to the interior of the cell. Benfotiamine is fat-soluble and can easily penetrate into the inside of cells. It is also more bioavailable than the water-soluble thiamine.


In a landmark study, benfotiamine effectively increased transketolase activity in cell cultures by an astounding 300%, compared to a mere 20% for thiamine. This robust activation was sufficient to block three of the four major metabolic pathways leading to blood vessel damage.1 Benfotiamine also blocks the activation of the transcription factor known as nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kB), which is implicated in numerous inflammatory conditions.1 


Overall, benfotiamine can activate glucose metabolism and promote healthy blood glucose levels in those already within normal range. Benfotiamine also helps maintain healthy endothelial function2-8 and supports the health of the nerves, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels, and heart.







Supplement Facts






Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule

Amount Per Serving

Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCl)

10 mg

Benfotiamine

250 mg

Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule), dicalcium phosphate, vegetable stearate, silica.

Non-GMO

Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) to four (4) capsule(s) daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Warnings
  • 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.

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Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) to four (4) capsule(s) daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

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