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Many aging individuals find themselves under assault from rising blood sugar levels. Despite a healthy diet and exercise, blood sugar levels can rise due to a number of factors including excess gluconeogenesis where by the liver produces glucose from protein. Another issue is the rapid conversion of any starch, including whole grains, into glucose. The result is that even health-conscious, active people can experience higher-than-desired blood sugar levels as they age.1,2
An all-natural, multi-pronged approach has been designed to support the natural balance of key glucose pathways. Tri Sugar Shield® provides three plant-derived nutrients that—through their rich array of complementary mechanisms3-18—afford an unrivaled level of optimal, broad-spectrum support for healthy glucose metabolism in aging individuals within normal range.
Life Extension® Tri Sugar Shield® contains the following three nutrients:
Sorghum Bran Extract
Sorghum has long been cultivated in Asia (and now is grown in Africa, India, China, Australia, and the USA) and helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels, among those in the normal range, by modulating four different mechanisms:
Mulberry leaf extract
Mulberry leaf has been used in Chinese traditional medicine for centuries. Mulberry leaf extract targets three different mechanisms:
Phloridzin is a natural polyphenol found in various fruit trees.14 Phloridzin helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels, among those in the normal range by:
By targeting all of these diverse glucose pathways, Life Extension® Tri Sugar Shield® delivers the widest possible support to help naturally stabilize already healthy glucose levels.
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If you are taking blood glucose lowering medication, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.
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