Antioxidants are natural compounds found in some foods that help neutralize free radicals in our bodies. Free radicals are substances that occur naturally in our bodies that attack the fats, protein and the DNA in our cells, ultimately causing different types of diseases by accelerating the aging process. Therefore, antioxidants play an important role in our overall health.
Grapeseed extract is an excellent source of specific polyphenol antioxidants called OPCs, which are clinically proven to fight free radicals and provide many healthy-aging benefits. Grapeseed extract supports production and stability of collagen and elastin - two proteins that are very important to connective tissue health. Grapeseed extract also supports cardiovascular health and a healthy immune system.
While all parts of red grapes contain some proanthocyanidins, including the juice, skins and seeds, the highest source of small molecule and highly bioactive oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs) are found in red grape seeds. Misleading marketers market their white grape products and lower quality red grape products as red grape seed extracts. For the purpose of dietary supplements, only red grape seed extracts have the overwhelming science behind them.
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for humans and certain other animal species. Its also a cofactor in at least eight enzymatic reactions, including several collagen synthesis reactions. Ascorbate (a form of Vitamin C) may also act as an antioxidant against oxidative stress. It is required for a range of essential metabolic reactions in all animals and plants. Furthermore, it is made internally by almost all organisms but not humans. Humans must absorb Vitamin C from diet. A major deficiency of vitamin c can cause the most severe symptoms of scurvy.
AndorraLife Nature C is the new form of Vitamin C, clinically proven superior to standard vitamin c supplements.It contains vitamin C-lipid metabolites for enhanced delivery, absorption and utilization throughout your body. Nature C also improves blood plasma and tissue retention of vitamin C.
Green Tea Extract
Green tea extract is an herbal derivative from green tea leaves. Containing antioxidant ingredients mainly green tea catechins (GTC) green tea and its derivatives are sought-after amongst people who pursue good health. The Indian and Chinese have used the green tea for hundreds of years for a wide variety of health related functions. These cultures have used green tea to treat headaches, aching body parts to improve life expectancy and more.
Pine Bark Extract
Pine bark extract is made from the bark of the maritime pine tree, which contains naturally occurring OPCs. Pine bark extract is used for its antioxidant properties and multiple anti-aging benefits, such as:
- Supports health health,
- Provides joint support,
- Skin care, eye and vision support,
- Mitigates chronic venous insufficiency (blood circulation).