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Insulate Plus is presented in a 100% veggie capsule and contains the following carefully selected herbs and minerals in therapeutic dosage:
- Gymnema Sylvestre is a herb of Southeast Asian origin and is a well-known and highly respected Ayurvedic remedy that is also known as the 'sugar killer' as it is said to remove the taste for sweet foods. More recently, Gymnema Sylvestre has been shown to help in the maintenance of healthy blood glucose. (Shanmugasundaram ER, Rajeswari G, Baskaran K, et al. "Use of Gymnema sylvestre leaf extract in the control of blood glucose in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus". J Ethnopharmacol. 1990;30:281-294). Furthermore, Gymnema sylvestre has been linked to pancreatic rejuvenation in animal studies. (Shanmugasundaram ER, Gopinath KL, Radha Shanmugasundaram K, et al. "Possible regeneration of the islets of Langerhans in streptozotocin-diabetic rats given Gymnema sylvestre leaf extracts". J Ethnopharmacol. 1990;30:265-279).
- Galega Officinalis (Goat's Rue) was traditionally used in medieval Europe to help support pancreatic health and encourage healthy insulin levels and this has more recently been confirmed by clinical trials (Muller H, Reinwein H. "Pharmacology of galegin". Arch Expll Path Pharm. 1927; 125:212-28). Studies have also suggested that this potent herb has been shown to help the body in maintaining balanced glucose in the bloodstream. (Petricic J, Kalodera Z. Galegin in the goats rue herb: its toxicity, anti-diabetic activity and content determination. Acta Pharm Jugosl. 1982; 32(3):219-23).
- Ginkgo Biloba dates back about 200 million years! It has survived mainly in Oriental temple gardens, where it is highly prized for its medicinal properties in Chinese Traditional Medicine. Studies have proven Ginkgo biloba as a natural antioxidant with regards to cardiac health (Shen J-G, Zhou D-Y. "Efficiency of Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) in antioxidant protection against myocardial ischemia and reperfusion injury". Biochem Mol Biol Int 1995;35:125-134). Furthermore, this herb has been shown to have great supportive capabilities with regards to healthy blood glucose levels. (Huang, S. Y., Jeng, C., Kao, S. C., Yu, J. J., and Liu, D. Z. "Improved haemorrheological properties by Ginkgo biloba extract (Egb 761) in type 2 diabetes mellitus complicated with retinopathy". Clin.Nutr. 2004;23(4):615-621).
- Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) In the twelfth century, Abbess Hildegard of Bingen wrote of bilberry's usefulness for inducing menstruation. In recent times, several active constituents have been isolated from the berries and leaves of the bilberry plant, including anthocyanoside flavonoids (anthocyanins), vitamins and pectins, which are found in the berries, and quercetin, catechins, tannins, iridoids, and acids, which are found in the leaves. Bilberry also has excellent anti-oxidant properties due to high levels of anthocyanosides, further increasing the health benefits of this remarkable herb. Regular use of Bilberry helps to promote healthy vision and support the tiny blood capillaries which carry oxygen to the eyes. A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of bilberry extract in 14 people with diabetic retinopathy or hypertensive retinopathy found significant improvements in the treated group. (Bone K. "Bilberry-The vision herb". MediHerb Prof Rev . 1997;59:1-4).
- Chromium Picolinate Chromium Picolinate is a mineral supplement and highly absorbable nutritional form of chromium - an essential nutrient for sugar and fat metabolism. The adequate daily dietary intake for chromium is 50 to 200 micrograms, but most diets contain less than 60% of this intake! The FDA agrees that chromium may be of benefit in reducing the risk of insulin resistance and possibly of Type 2 diabetes. In one controlled study, subjects were administered a placebo or 100 or 500 micrograms of chromium picolinate two times per day for four months. Those subjects receiving 100 micrograms twice per day demonstrated no significant improvements, while the group receiving 500 micrograms twice per day saw highly significant improvements in the glucose/insulin system. (Anderson RA. "Nutritional factors influencing the glucose/insulin system: chromium". J Am Coll Nutr. 1997; 16(5):404-10). (Martin J, Wang Z, Zhang X, Wachtel, D, Volautova J, Matthews D, Cefalu W. "Diabetes Care". Volume 29;8: 2006)