- MFG # 01639
- UPC # 737870163961
Excess levels of the enzyme 5-lipoxygenase or 5-LOX sets in motion inflammatory responses that has been linked to common degenerative effects in aging individuals. Normal aging results in higher-than-desired levels of 5-LOX.
The typical American diet adds to the danger. Foods rich in omega-6 fatty acids like red meat‚ poultry‚ eggs and dairy products‚ along with high-glycemic carbohydrates‚ trigger overproduction of arachidonic acid. In response to high levels of arachidonic acid‚ the body produces the 5-LOX enzyme.
5-LOX breaks down arachidonic acid to pro-inflammatory compounds like leukotriene B4 a molecule that attacks joints‚ arterial walls‚ and other tissues. 5-LOX itself facilitates undesirable cell division changes.
The good news is that extract of the Indian plant Boswellia serrata has been shown to neutralize 5-LOX. Used for centuries to help with inflammatory issues‚ boswellia acts a natural 5-LOX inhibitor‚ intervening at the cellular level to block its unwanted effects. Confirmatory data reveal that a compound contained in boswellia called AKBA (3-O-acetyl-11-keto-ß-boswellic acid) is the key to its beneficial action. The problem is that boswellia is not readily absorbed into the blood.
For this reason‚ a patent-pending‚ standardized form of boswellia called AprèsFlex™ is being introduced that absorbs into the blood 52% more than previously available boswellia extracts. Each 100 mg vegetarian capsule of 5-LOX Inhibitor with AprèsFlex™ is standardized to provide 20% of active AKBA from boswellia. Most people need only one capsule a day.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
Servings Per Container 60
Amount Per Serving
AprèsFlex™ (Boswellia serrata) extract (gum resin) [std. to 20% 3-O-acetyl-11-keto-ß-boswellic acid (AKBA) (20 mg)] 100 mg
Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose‚ vegetable cellulose (capsule)‚ silica‚ vegetable stearate.
To inhibit the 5-lipoxygenase enzyme‚ take one capsule daily with or without food‚ or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Do not exceed recommended dose.
When using nutritional supplements‚ please consult your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- GMO Free
- Made in the USA
- Vegetarian Product
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Overall Rating for 5-LOX Inbibitor with ApresFlex 100 mg 60 Vegetarian Capsules
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from Columbus, NJ
Life Extension makes great products. I like the capsules because I can divide them in half to see if it can be tolerated.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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