Vitanica - PhytoEstrogen Herbal - 8 oz.
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Vitanica PhytoEstrogen Herbal - 8 oz.
Vitanica Phyto Estrogen Herbal is a totally unique and progressive powdered drink formulation that takes advantage of the many health benefits of a daily high intake of phytoestrogens. Vitanica PhytoEstrogen Herbal utilizes non-GMO soy and flaxseeds. Soybeans are the richest source of phytoestrogens, supplying the isoflavones genistein and daidzein. Flaxseeds are the richest source of lignans. Black cohosh, alfalfa, and red clover are well known medicinal herbs that also provide phytoestrogens.
Phytoestrogens, sometimes called "dietary estrogens", are a diverse group of naturally occurring non steroidal plant compounds that, because of their structural similarity with estradiol (17-â-estradiol), have the ability to cause estrogenic or/and antiestrogenic effects. Chemical structures of the most common phytoestrogens found in plants (top and middle) compared with estrogen (bottom) found in animals.Their name comes from phyto = plant and estrogen = estrus (period of fertility for female mammals) + gen = to generate.
The similarities, at molecular level, of estrogens and phytoestrogens allow them to mildly mimic and sometimes act as antagonists of estrogen. Phytoestrogens were first observed in 1926 but it was unknown if they could have any effect in human or animal metabolism. In the 1940s it was noticed for the first time that red clover (a phytoestrogens-rich plant) pastures had effects on the fertility of grazing sheep. Researchers are exploring the nutritional role of these substances in the regulation of cholesterol, and the maintenance of proper bone density post-menopause. Evidence is accruing that phytoestrogens may have protective action against diverse health disorders such as prostate, breast, bowel, and other cancers, cardiovascular disease, brain function disorders, menopausal symptoms and osteoporosis.
Phytoestrogens cannot be considered as nutrients given that the lack of these in diet doesn't produce any characteristic deficiency syndrome, nor do they participate in any essential biological function.
Vitanica's commitment is to serve women by providing education, research, and the finest quality in effective natural supplements. Vitanica prides themselves on their personalized service, attention to detail and responsiveness to the consumer's needs in the area of women's health. Vitanica seeks excellence in their formulations by including optimal dosages, superior choice nutrient sources and clinically scrutinized products for maximal therapeutic benefit. Vitanica strives to use the best ingredients in Vitanica products. Vitanica's product line is run in small batches to ensure the freshest products possible. Vitanica's entire product line is vegetarian suitable with the use of plant based capsules.
Vitanica is committed to using the highest quality, premium grade organic or wildcrafted herbs available. Vitanica's herbs and extracts are selected on the basis of purity, bioactivity, and maximal therapeutic benefit. In Vitanica's single herb products they use the powdered herb of the product and the standardized extract of the plant, specifying the bioactive marker ingredient.
All Vitanica products are formulated based on scientific research and/or clinical research and experience as conducted by Dr. Tori Hudson in her women's health practice. Dr. Hudson is a well respected authority on natural healthcare for women. Vitanica welcomes your feedback and support in providing the best products available to address the health care needs of women.
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