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Protandim

Postby Liberation » Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:03 am

Anyone knows about Protandim? Any experience?

It seems to me that Protandim contains common substances (Milk Thistle Extract containing 80% silymarin, Bacopa Extract containing 45% bacosides, Ashwagandaha root powder, Green Tea Extract containing 98% polyphenols, Tumeric Extract containing 95% curcumin) that are easly available on the market in a spice or food supplement form. So, I am just wondering what is so unique in this product.

The company states that Protandium increase the glutathion level by 300%, which would be a good thing for MS patients; however, the article I found in wikipedia, questions many of the statements of the Company:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protandim
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Re: Protandim

Postby NHE » Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:22 pm

For $50/30 day supply, you could do a lot better at a site like vitacost.com getting the same supplements at much higher dosages.

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Re: Protandim

Postby NHE » Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:58 am

Here are some thoughts on protandim's ingredients.
chronic-cerebrospinal-venous-insufficiency-ccsvi-f40/topic19565.html#p188961

It's just not very impressive.

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Re: Protandim

Postby Rayboy » Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:26 am

Hello Liberation, NHE,

On the thread linked below I just added 2 days ago the answer I received from PhD Jack Van Larssen in the Netherlands. He is the author of a study which demostrated in Vitro (cell cultures from rats and human brains) that Protandim is much more efficient than BG12 or other Nrf2 transcription factor mediators (sulforaphan, tbhq). Then he states that this has not, or most probably will not at least in the short term, been proved in animal models or humans. He also states that BG12 acts modulating the immune system, and this effect is not known to Protandim so far.

bg-12-dimethyl-fumarate-f52/topic20813.html
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Re: Protandim

Postby NHE » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:20 pm

Warning: Protandim recalled due to risk of metal fragments.

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm33 ... ovdelivery
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