Policosanol and Cholesterol
Background of Policosanol?
Policosanol belongs to a family of wax-like phytochemicals prevalent throughout nature. This substance is used in the dietary supplement industry sourced from several foods that include: sugar cane, rice bran, beeswax, broccoli, spinach, alfalfa and oats. Policosanol has been studied extensively and several human trials have been published in local and international medical journals. Clinical trials show policosanol is safe, effective, and free of side-effects.
Policosanol: Proven Safer Than Statins
Statin drugs all have a high dose-related toxicity. If cholesterol producing enzymes are inhibited too much, they can cause many dangerous side effects. Policosanol has shown itself to be just as effective as statin treatments without showing any toxic effects. Statin drugs directly inhibit the cholesterol-producing enzyme while policosanol regulates the production of the enzyme and enhances our body's ability to remove and process LDL (bad) cholesterol from the blood and cells.
What Is The Best Way To Promote Healthy Cholesterol Levels With Policosanol?
The easiest and best way to achieve and maintain healthy cholesterol levels is using LipidShield™, the breakthrough scientifically formulated and doctor recommended cholesterol fighting Nutraceutical product. LipidShield™ is formulated with 20mg of a 99.9% replica of Cuban sugar cane policosanol(the most studied and effective form). New Health Corp™, the makers of LipidShield™, have run extensive analysis on the ingredients of LipidShield™ individually and as a final product to give you the optimal dosage. Our suppliers and doctors are the most reputable available consistently developing the safest, most effective, all natural cholesterol treatment.
Sugar cane derived policosanol is a new face on the cholesterol scene in the United States but is a popular hypocholesterolemic in other countries. The main policosanol form in sugar cane is octacosanol, a long-chain fatty alcohol found in the waxy film that covers the leaves and fruit of the plants that contain it.
Policosanol is a hypocholesterolemic compound that protects LDL cholesterol against oxidation, inhibits thromboxane, discourages blood clot formation when inhibits platelet aggregation, and increases exercise tolerance. Policosanol, at clinically evaluated dosages, has shown cholesterol-lowering properties comparable to low to medium dosage levels of the statins. According to several studies, policosanol has also shown antiplatelet effects, it prevents lipoprotein peroxidation, and beneficially affects atherosclerosis development. It has good tolerability and a low rate of clinical and laboratory adverse effects.
Policosanol is an effective alternative to lowering cholesterol for many people. In a study, 20 mg a day (over a 6- to 12-week period) resulted in the following lipid improvements: LDL cholesterol reduced about 28%, total cholesterol about 20%, and HDL increased by 7-10%. Triglycerides were unaffected. During the course of the trial, participants continued on a low cholesterol diet. In other studies policosanol was shown to lower triglycerides as well as lowering total and LDL cholesterol and raising HDL cholesterol.
The diversity of beneficial effects from policosanol represents an effective alternative of natural source to lowering cholesterol for those seeking and in need of lipid-lowering resources who, are reluctant to use chemically derived drugs and would prefer a natural alternative.
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