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For your cholesterol is a natural supplement with live cultures and omega 3 especially to help you maintain normal cholesterol levels. This extensively researched supplement is safe to take on an ongoing basis and is free from side effects associated with cholesterol lowering medication.
What's it for?
Live cultures & Omega 3 for the maintenance of normal cholesterol levels.
Who's it for?
For anyone concerned about their cholesterol levels.
Daily dose (2 capsules) provides:
1.2 billion 'AB-Life' live cultures per hard capsule. 300mg of ALA (omega 3) per soft capsule.
As a food supplement 'For your cholesterol' can be taken with the following recommendations:
Take one hard capsule and one soft capsule every day.
Take with food, preferably with breakfast.
For best results, take daily for at least three months.
May be used on an ongoing basis.
Safe to take alongside statins or other cholesterol lowering medication.
Note: The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 2g of alpha-linolenic acid as part of a balanced diet.
It is not recommended to give live cultures to patients who: are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the Intensive Care Unit, have blood in the stool, have central venous catheters; or to post-surgical patients with open wounds, or infants with short bowel syndrome; unless under a doctor's care.
Full ingredients per hard capsule
Filler: maltodextrin; 'AB-LIFE®' Live cultures: (Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7527, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7528, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7529); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide; anti-caking agent: silicon dioxide.
Full ingredients per soft capsule
Omega 3: Cold pressed virgin flaxseed oil (300 mg of Alpha-linolenic acid); protection of Omega 3: extra virgin olive oil, Vitamin E (D alpha tocopherol); capsule: bovine gelatine (contains sulphites); humectant: glycerine.
Fatty acid typical concentration per capsule:
Alpha-linolenic acid (Omega 3) 345 mg
Linoleic acid (Omega 6) 105 mg
Oleic acid (Omega 9) 123 mg
Palmitic acid 33 mg
Stearic acid 30 mg
The soft capsules are not suitable for vegetarians.
Like the rest of the OptiBac Probiotics range, 'For your cholesterol' does not require refrigeration.
Store out of direct sunlight.
Clinically trialled and tested
Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) has undergone numerous clinical trials demonstrating its efficacy at helping to maintain normal cholesterol levels, and the ability of this particular omega 3 (ALA) to support health has been validated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Our high quality ALA is sourced from cold pressed virgin flax seed oil.
The live cultures in this supplement (‘AB-Life’ Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7527, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7528, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7529) have undergone a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled clinical trial which was been published in the British Journal of Nutrition in May 2013. What’s more these strains from OptiBac Probiotics have been tested and shown to survive environmental stressors and gastric acidity, to survive to reach the gut alive.
How does 'For your cholesterol' work?
This combined live cultures and omega 3 supplement supports blood cholesterol levels by utilising 6 different mechanisms of action – acting on both the liver’s natural production of cholesterol as well as absorption of dietary cholesterol in the gastro-intestinal tract.
Take OptiBac Probiotics 'For your cholesterol' every day to naturally help maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
Can I take ‘For your cholesterol’ alongside other medicines and supplements?
In short Yes!
'For your cholesterol' is absolutely safe to take alongside any medicine or food supplement.
Many people who take medication such as statins may also wish to take this product. This is absolutely fine. ‘For your cholesterol’ does not interfere with the efficacy of statins, and its mechanisms of action are completely different to those of statins. Live cultures are confined to within the gut, whereas statins act upon the liver to decrease production of cholesterol.
In the clinical trial which has been completed on the strains in ‘For your cholesterol’ no side effects were reported. In addition the mechanisms of action of these particular live cultures are slow and steady which greatly reduces the risk of side effects and interactions with medicines and other natural supplements. To read more about this see - are there any side effects from taking probiotics?
Code - T/77245
Caution: If you have a medical condition, consult your health practitioner before taking any supplements. Always read the label first.