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Life Extension Benfotiamine with Thiamine 100mg Vegicaps 120

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✓ Benfotiamine can activate glucose metabolism and promote healthy blood glucose levels in those already within normal range.

✓ Benfotiamine also helps maintain healthy endothelial function.

✓ Benfotiamine with Thiamine is a low-cost dietary supplement that can help maintain blood sugar levels in those already within normal range and support the health of the nerves, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels, and heart.

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Benfotiamine, a fat-soluble form of vitamin B1 (thiamine), supports healthy blood sugar metabolism and helps protect the body's tissues against advanced glycation end products and oxidative stress.

For example, the enzyme transketolase is critical to blood sugar metabolism. Like many enzymes, transketolase requires a co-factor. In this case, it needs assistance from thiamine. Unfortunately, thiamine is water-soluble, which makes it less available to the interior of the cell. Benfotiamine is fat-soluble and can easily penetrate into the inside of cells. It is also more bioavailable than the water-soluble thiamine.

In a landmark study, benfotiamine effectively increased transketolase activity in cell cultures by an astounding 300%, compared to a mere 20% for thiamine. This robust activation was sufficient to block three of the four major metabolic pathways leading to blood vessel damage.1 Benfotiamine also blocks the activation of the transcription factor known as nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kB), which is implicated in numerous inflammatory conditions.

Overall, benfotiamine can activate glucose metabolism and promote healthy blood glucose levels in those already within normal range. Benfotiamine also helps maintain healthy endothelial function. Benfotiamine with Thiamine is a low-cost dietary supplement that can help maintain blood sugar levels in those already within normal range and support the health of the nerves, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels, and heart.

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Ingredients

Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule

Amount Per Serving

Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as thiamine HCl)

25 mg

Benfotiamine

100 mg

Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule), silica, vegetable stearate.

Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) capsule four times daily, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
DisclaimerThis product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition. Results may vary from individual to individual. While we try to ensure that product information is correct, on occasion manufacturers may alter their ingredient lists. Please check the bottle for the most up to date information.
TypeCapsule
GenderUnisex
Suitable forVegetarian
Age Range15-35, 36-49, Over 50
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