Solgar - Lecithin Unbleached 1360 mg. - 250 Softgels
Solgar Lecithin supplements are a vital source of this important nutrient, and may be especially important since levels of phospholipids in the brain may decline with age. Lecithin also promotes cell growth and supports nervous and cardiovascular health.
What is Lecithin?
Lecithin is the major lipid component making up the cell membranes of our body. It is produced naturally in our bodily systems and present in our vital organs. Lecithin’s main function is maintaining overall health and well-being. This phospholipid is contained in various foodstuffs such as soy beans, cabbage, cauliflower, split peas, nuts, beans etc. Though our body manufactures lecithin and these foods are comprised of it, our poor diet does not provide us with the required quota of lecithin thereby keeping us from enjoying the plethora of lecithin benefits. This situation merits the use of lecithin supplementation.
Solgar - Lecithin Unbleached Contains:
- No Corn
- No Yeast
- No Dairy
- No Wheat
- No Artificial Preservatives
- No Artificial Flavors
- No Artificial Colors
Lecithin Benefits to our Body
Lecithin packs in itself a number of health advantages. The most talked about lecithin benefit is the part it plays in breaking down and simplifying fats in our body. Linked with this function is its hand in preventing the accumulation of bad cholesterol and fatty deposits within our arteries and most importantly our heart, effectively keeping heart disease at bay.
Lecithin inhibits our body’s capacity of soaking up fat through the intestines. This causes a decrease in the persons total cholesterol number and thereby averts atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). This particular result can be achieved through some types of drugs; however, lecithin is the au natural way to get this process going.
With respect to cardiovascular disease, lecithin benefits are showcased in the form of its ability to fashion a slick lining which does not allow fat deposits to accumulate and lets the blood run without hiccups; as opposed to the tendency of blood clotting in blocked arteries. Lecithin benefits, in addition to hindering fat accrual and promoting fat dissolution, also include transporting existing fat to the liver and transforming it into energy that can be used by the body.
The Solgar Gold Standard
Solgar has been manufacturing fine quality nutritional supplements for over 60 years in an industry that is constantly evolving. Throughout these changes, we have never lost sight of our original mission - to provide consumers with the highest quality nutritional products and information to help promote optimal health. Our attention to detail from manufacturing through distribution has enabled us to set, maintain, and continually raise the Gold Standard for quality nutritional supplements, education, and service.
- Researched, Science-Based Products.
Solgar is known globally for producing innovative, science-based, efficacious products. All Solgar products have been thoroughly researched by their R & D department. Solgar has a team of experts dedicated exclusively to research. Solgar also sponsors research on existing and potential new products by donating funding, their products, and their experts to studies across the world.
- State-of-the-Art Manufacturing.
Solgar's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility meets pharmaceutical standards for machinery, procedures, quality control, and environmentalism. These standards exceed those required by the supplement industry, but Solgar feels they are necessary to provide their customers with the best quality products possible. With their own manufacturing, laboratory, and distribution facilities, Solgar ensures quality throughout the entire process.
- Quality Control.
Solgar has high standards for quality. Solgar has a rigorous quality control system in place to test products at every stage, from raw material to finished product. All materials coming into Solgar's facility are subject to stringent tests to ensure they are the highest quality; any that don't meet Solgar's standards are rejected and immediately sent back to their suppliers. A rarity in the industry, Solgar has its own on-site Quality Laboratory that ensures that each product leaving their door meets Solgar's Gold Standard™ for excellence. Solgar doesn't just do one test on their products. They do many.
- USP Water Purification System.
Solgar invested over $1 million in a state-of-the-art USP reverse osmosis water purification system - widely considered the finest type of filtration available. This isn't required by Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), but the Solgar Gold Standard™ requires that they have the best system possible.
- HEPA Air Filtration System.
All of the air that circulates through the Solgar facility passes through a bank of HEPA filters that remove 99.9% of airborne particulates. Both air and water samples are routinely tested in Solgar's in-house laboratory.
Solgar disassembles and cleans every piece of machinery after each formula change. In some cases, the equipment is broken down into hundreds of parts and may take up to eight hours to clean and reassemble. Solgar also uses food-grade, environmentally friendly cleaners to sanitize equipment between batches.
- Gluten Free.
Most Solgar products are gluten free.
- Kosher Certified.
Solgar selected KOF-K Kosher Supervision, an international organization that follows the strictest laws of the kosher observance, to certify Solgar's products.
- Halal Certified.
Solgar chose the Halal Food Authority (HFA), a U.K.-based organization that adheres to the strictest laws of Halal, to certify their products.
- Aqueous Coated Tablets.
Solgar was one of the first in the Natural Products Industry to integrate a natural, water-based coating for all of Solgar's coated-tablet products as an alternative to using the more common solvent-based coating agent, shellac (pharmaceutical glaze). This natural, water-based coating improves disintegration and dissolution, providing better absorption of the nutrients.
- Recyclable Amber Glass Bottles.
Solgar's 100% recyclable glass bottles are non-leaching, non-porous, and odorless. Although these "old style" medicine bottles cost more, Solgar uses them because they protect against heat, light, and moisture, thereby preserving nutrient potency.
Solgar's Commitment to Excellence
Solgar has been innovating and producing fine quality nutritional supplements since 1947. Our ongoing mission is to provide consumers with top-quality, innovative, science-based nutritional supplements to support their total health and well-being. They are committed to exclusively distributing our products in the natural products industry where knowledgeable retailers worldwide can guide consumers through the vast array of choices.
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The Solgar Gold Standard extends beyond the finished product.They are fortunate to have the finest family - an entire team that shares the passion for quality just like Solgar's founders did. Their dedication can be found in every bottle. Their associates don't just make their vitamins, they take them as well.