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Life Extension Specially-Coated Bromelain

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Life Extension Specially-Coated Bromelain 60 tabs - 500 mg

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A specially coated bromelain formulation has been well-studied for its ability to help reduce the expression of inflammatory factors. Approved for use in Germany since 1993, bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme extracted from pineapple stems. Recent studies suggested its proteolytic activity can contribute to supporting better joint health by aiding in maintaining healthy pathways of chemicals related to normal tissue function.

Now, sufferers of unwanted joint changes can benefit from evidence that specially coated bromelain-based formulations may significantly help promote healthy joint function.

In a number of clinical trials conducted on people needing help with maintaining healthy joint function, results have proven that enteric-coated bromelain formulations were as effective as other approaches in promoting healthy joints and were better tolerated. A double-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial in patients with knee problems showed that bromelain achieved significantly better results than conventional methods (41% vs. 23%, respectively) as assessed by the physicians overseeing the trial. Another study showed that it yielded an overall improvement in general well-being, along with improvement in stiffness and physical function.

The reason bromelain has to be enteric-coated is that it will be used as a digestive enzyme if activated in the stomach. Enteric-coated bromelain tablets pass into the small intestine where they are absorbed into the bloodstream to provide systemic benefits.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Enteric Coated Tablet
Servings Per Container: 60
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
  Bromelain proteolytic enzyme extract from pineapple (Ananas comosus) (stem) [2400 GDU per gram/5200 FIP per gram activity]*** 500  mg ** 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients:

Microcrystalline cellulose, calcium carbonate, croscarmellose sodium, stearic acid, silica, vegetable stearate, enteric coating (methacrylic acid copolymer dispersion NF, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, propylene glycol).

Contains soybeans. Contains corn.

This product contains NO milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp), tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, or rice. Contains NO sugar, and no artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives.

Additional Information

Weight 0.3000
Suggested Use Take one enteric coated tablet 2 times daily on an empty stomach, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Product Warnings Those on anticoagulants or antithrombotic agents should exercise caution in the use of bromelain. Bromelain may increase the bioavailability of tetracycline antibiotics.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Do not exceed recommended dose.

Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.

If you have a bad reaction to product discontinue use immediately.

When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Product Size 60 tabs - 500 mg
UPC 737870120360
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