The key cholesterol lowering
ingredient in each of these formulas is policosanol derived from
Policosanol has been proven
safe in clinical trials of more than 30,000 persons
Side effects of policosanol
are rare and minimal.
cholesterol levels typically drop by 25-30% during the first 8-12 weeks of
HDL cholesterol levels typically
increase by 15 to 25% after only two months of use.
Additional Benefits of
Does NOT affect liver
function or sexual drive as statin drugs often do
Lowers risk of arterial blood
clots that can cause a heart attack or stroke
This cholesterol supplement
may prevent and reverse atherosclerotic lesions
claudication (pain in the leg muscles due to inadequate blood
Policosanol 10 mg
Some doctors like to start their patients with 10 mg and
then increase to 20 mg later if necessary. In the clinical studies the dosage ranged from 10 mg
to 40 mg.
The researchers found that a 40 mg dose did not
cause any side effects but the cholesterol lowering effect was not
significantly better than taking 20 mg. In Clinical trials the
following results were achieved with a 20 mg per day dose:
Policosanol 20 mg Extra Strength
a convenient one a day capsule that is easy to swallow. It is
recommended that it be taken in the evening as more cholesterol is
produced at night.
is the most powerful and comprehensive
cholesterol lowering formula. It contains 4
nutrients that reduce heart disease risks.
Policosanol, which has
been proven to be effective for improving cholesterol in studies
of nearly 30,000 persons over many years.
Niacin is well
known for reducing LDL
cholesterol and has the added benefit of increasing the good HDL cholesterol.
CoQ10 strengthens and
provides energy to the heart.
Grape Seed Extract adds a
powerful antioxidant component that keeps cholesterol from
oxidizing and clogging the arteries.
If these ingredients
were purchased separately they would set you back $50.00 or more
for a 30 day supply.
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So what product should you choose? It depends on your goals but the
Policosanol Extra Strength and the CHOLEST-CHECK have been the
best sellers. I've used all of these supplements with good results and
don't hesitate to recommend them.
The supplements we
We only recommend
the best heart supplements that we can find...ones that we and/or our family and friends personally use.
Since my 6 way heart by pass operation in 1990 my wife Bernie and I take
heart health nutrition very seriously.
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Vital Life Nutritionals
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and the GMP seal is displayed on the label.
supplements are tested to insure proper dissolution and absorption. You can
rest assured that Vital Life Nutritionals won’t end up in your urine and what
you see on the label is in the bottle!