- Promotes Long-Lasting Antioxidant Activity to Reduce Oxidative Stress
- Stimulates cellular antioxidant defenses within the body
- Potent Nrf2 Activator
Sulforaphane is a natural plant compound found in many cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and kale.
Sulforaphane promotes your body's natural detoxification process for certain environmental threats found in the air you breathe, the food you eat, and the water you drink. Every day you are exposed to a barrage of chemicals that are not naturally found in your body. These chemicals can take a toll on your overall health and wellness. Thankfully, your body has a natural detoxification system to help get rid of harmful substances that you are exposed to in the environment, or from household products and even the food you eat. Sulforaphane is a phytochemical that promotes your natural detoxification system. Your detoxification system has 2 phases to process these chemicals we are exposed to each day:
o First, when these chemicals enter your body, Phase 1 detoxifying enzymes begin to process them into metabolites which may be potentially harmful. An easy way to imagine these metabolites is a broken piece of glass with “rough edges”. These “rough edges”, if not processed further, can harm normal cell function by damaging cellular DNA, proteins and lipids.
o Next, Phase 2 detoxifying enzymes process the potentially harmful metabolites into water-soluble compounds that can be easily excreted from your body. Sulforaphane helps increase the production of important Phase 2 detoxifying enzymes, promoting your body’s natural detoxification process, thereby supporting the elimination of potentially harmful metabolites Research has shown sulforaphane also supports the body’s defences against oxidative stress and cell damage – and offers numerous health-promoting benefits, which are likely due to its positive effect on multiple cellular pathways:
Supports Cellular Detoxification
Sulforaphane increases the production of certain Phase II detoxifying enzymes which help to process potentially harmful environmental toxins into less harmful metabolites that can be more easily excreted from the body. In doing so, sulforaphane promotes the detoxification of certain environmental toxins to which you may be exposed every day that can cause damage to your DNA, proteins and lipids.
Promotes Long-Lasting Antioxidant Activity to Reduce Oxidative Stress
Oxidative stress occurs when there is an imbalance in the production of free radicals and your body’s ability to detoxify their harmful effects by neutralizing them with antioxidants. Free radicals, which can damage DNA, proteins and lipids, are by products of your normal metabolism and can also be derived from certain environmental toxins. Sulforaphane boosts the production of antioxidative enzymes which reduce oxidative stress, thereby acting indirectly as an antioxidant.
Since sulforaphane is associated with cruciferous vegetables, namely broccoli and broccoli sprouts, many people think they can get the benefits of sulforaphane just by eating their vegetables. Unfortunately, it isn’t that simple, as sulforaphane itself is not found in broccoli. Rather it is the essential ingredients, glucoraphanin and myrosinase, that are present. Unfortunately, there may not be enough of either compound in the plant to allow for adequate sulforaphane production. This can be due to seed quality, soil composition, the age of the plant, and many other factors.
Coyne Healthcare’s Bio-Sulforaphane Advanced, is a next generation, highly bio-available concentrated source of Broccoli phytonutrients rich in Sulforaphane to support the activation of Nrf2 and is a 100% whole Broccoli sprout concentrated yielding cell-protective compounds. This potent formulation has been produced using technology that optimizes the sulforaphane yield and is clinically formulated to increase enzyme activity which promotes age-defying and anti-inflammatory properties, detoxifies and protects skin, and increases cellular integrity.
•Stimulates cellular antioxidant defenses within the body
•Supports Cellular Detoxification
•Broccoli sprouts may activate key enzymes in liver detoxification
•Promotes Long-Lasting Antioxidant Activity to Reduce Oxidative Stress
Supplement Facts Serving Size: 1 Capsule Servings per Container: 60 Amount per Serving Specialized Brassica oleracea var. italic sprout powder 600mg (yielding 10mg sulforaphane) Selenium 25 µg Other Ingredients: Vegetable cellulose (capsule) vegetable stearate, silica.
Very occasionally, gastro-intestinal adverse effects have been reported, and include nausea, gastro-abdominal discomfort and diarrhea. Limited data available seems to indicate that such effects are limited to certain pre-existing gastro-intestinal conditions, in particular, those with dysbiosis. However, it has been observed that for those affected, the dose can be managed in a manner whereby the symptoms disappear and may not recur even after the consumption of larger doses.
Dosage and Directions for use: Adults and children over 12 years: Take 1-2 capsules per day on an empty stomach or as directed by a healthcare professional. Do not exceed recommended dose.