WITH OREGON GRAPE
Correct metabolic health is essential for our body to function properly, we can develop all kinds of daily activities with sufficient energy performance, as well as rest correctly and optimally use all the nutrients we eat at each meal.
In recent years there has been a drastic appearance and increase in various metabolic diseases, such as hypercholesterolemia, type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome or arterial hypertension, among others, which has encouraged exhaustive studies of various Ingredients that have been shown to be really effective in the treatment of this type of pathologies.
One of these ingredients that has been proven so tremendously effective is Berberine (Berberis aristata), an alkaloid present in numerous plants of the Berberis genus and which has been used regularly in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine as a natural remedy to treat infections and digestive diseases. among others, as well as as a dye thanks to its intense yellow color.
Berberine works by activating the AMPK (adenosine monophosphate kinase) pathway and inhibiting mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin), thus simulating the effects of caloric restriction. This gives rise to various effects, each more beneficial, such as increased beta-oxidation of fatty acids and decreased percentage of fat mass, hepatic inhibition of the synthesis of triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, increased cell uptake. glucose and peripheral insulin sensitivity or decreased formation of atheroma plaques in the vascular wall, among other effects. All this translates into a healthy and effective weight loss, better cardiovascular health by lowering triglycerides and circulating cholesterol, better glucose control and lowering blood glucose, in addition to reducing blood pressure and improving endothelial function, which which means better cardiovascular health.
There are many beneficial effects of berberine that have been demonstrated as a result of numerous studies, including the anti-aging effect, and it is that by activating the AMPK pathway and inhibiting the Mtor pathway and the production of IGF-1, cell division is reduced and, therefore, telomeric shortening, which is related to aging.
At StarLabs Nutrition® we only use the best raw materials, which is why we have included 97% pure Berberine HCL in our reinforced product with Oregon Grape (Berberis aquifolium), an herbal extract that contains certain active plant compounds, which can fight infections bacterial and fungal, as well as inflammatory and skin conditions.