Klean Athlete Klean Antioxidant - 90 Vegetarian Capsule
Klean Athlete Klean Antioxidant is a NSF Certified for Sport supplement that supplies a unique combination of nutrients with potent antioxidants to help repair oxidative damage to the body due to intense exercise. Klean Athlete Klean Antioxidant contains the patented combination of Acetyl-L-Carnitine, and Lipoic Acid that has been the focus of research by Dr. Bruce Ames and an award-winning team of scientists at the University of California, Berkley. Klean Athlete Klean Antioxidant patented, scientifically researched combination supports healthy aging and mitochondrial function. The addition of Maqui berry and Astaxanthin in Klean Athlete Klean Antioxidant provides powerful antioxidant activity to promote cellular health and to help repair oxidative stress. Astaxanthin has gained great attention lately for its ability to effectively scavenge free radicals and support multiple health functions as a “super” carotenoid.
The free radical or mitochondrial theory of aging has received increasing recognition during the last 20 years. The theory states the mitochondria are the major source of toxic oxidants, which are capable of reacting with and destroying cell constituents and which accumulate with age or high intensity aerobic exercise. The consequence of this destructive activity is an inefficient cell and a body we recognize as aged (wrinkled skin, low energy level). The gradual loss of energy with age is paralleled by a decrease in number of mitochondria per cell, as well as, the health and energy-producing efficiency of those remaining mitochondria.
Research has shown that an important factor in aging is the decay of the mitochondria, the organelles within the cell that convert amino acids, fatty acids and sugars into energy. Research performed by scientists and others has demonstrated that as we age, the efficiency of the mitochondria diminishes, as does their quantity per cell. The effect is a body operating at one-half to one-fourth the energy it had at youth.
Research has shown that strenuous aerobic exercise can be associated with oxidative stress and suboptimal tissue structure and function in the body. Exercise above the threshold levels of one hundred and fifty fitness points per week or working at 80% of predicted maximum heart rate for at least 5 hours per week may greatly increase the body’s production of excess free radicals which can result in unwanted changes to the body’s tissues and cause cells to becomes more susceptible to aging. Antioxidants are essential to longevity support due to their ability to neutralize free radicals as a result of oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is also thought to contribute to the aging process due to damage to cells, lipids, and DNA. Maqui berries, grown in the pristine mountains of Chile are considered a “super” fruit. They have about two times the antioxidant capacity of Acai berry due to the abundance of polyphenol and anthocyanin content. Astanxanthin, the most powerful carotenoid antioxidant sourced from algae, is increasingly popular due to its numerous health benefits studied such as cardiovascular, immune, and inflammatory support. Astaxanthin is one of the few antioxidants that can cross the blood-brain barrier and therefore protect the brain from oxidative stress. Vitamin C is another important and essential antioxidant to the body. Pureway-C is the only form of vitamin C to contain lipidmetabolites for enhanced bioavailability, and has been shown to be safe and effective.
Klean Athlete Klean Antioxidant is tested and certified by the NSF Certified for Sport program, which was created to meet the growing demands of athletes, coaches and healthcare professionals to certify that sports supplements are safe and completely free from banned substances. Every product that carries the NSF Certified for Sport™ mark has undergone stringent laboratory testing to confirm content, purity and compliance.
Klean Athlete Klean Antioxidant may be a useful dietary supplement for athletes who desire a patented, scientifically researched combination of nutrients and antioxidants to help repair cellular damage from intense training.
About Klean Athlete
You Dig Deep. Train Hard. Compromise on Nothing. You're an Athlete.
While the rest of the world sleeps in, you’re doing laps, putting on miles, improving your splits. You’re an athlete. And you deserve supplements that meet your unique nutritional needs safely and effectively.
Klean Athlete is exactly that. The entire line is NSF Certified for Sport and certified to be clean of banned substances. Bottom line is that Klean Athlete gives you everything you need and nothing you don’t. No yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, corn, sugar, or starch. No artificial coloring, preservatives or flavoring. Just safe nutritional supplements that support your healthy lifestyle and peak performance.
Klean Athlete uses Douglas Laboratories for Manufacturing and Research and Development. Trust in Douglas Laboratories for uncompromising operational practices at our state–of–the–art manufacturing facilities that even surpass GMP standards and manufacturing regulations:
- cGMPs for nutritional supplements in accordance with USP
- NSF International has GMP Registered Douglas Laboratories manufacturing facility
- ISO 9001 certification of in-house laboratories performing Chemical, Physical, and Microbial testing
- ISO 17025 accreditation of in-house laboratories
- Veri-Match electronic label match to formula system to ensure content accuracy
- VCP (Vendor Certification Program) to ensure raw material quality
- FDA Audit Compliant
- Approved facility to produce Organic Certified products
- Approved facility to produce NSF Sport Certified products
- Member of Council For Responsible Nutrition
Klean Athlete is made by Douglas Laboratories, which is backed by more than 50 years of industry leading experience, and is the trusted choice of thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. To ensure the highest quality products and meet the most rigorous standards, Douglas Laboratories controls its own manufacturing process – something that is very unique in the area of nutritional supplements. Why is Douglas their trusted partner? First, because of the exceptional quality of their natural supplements. Second, because they are dedicated to nutritional R&D and share their latest scientific advances with healthcare professionals through personalized coaching.
NSF Certified For Sport
Klean Athlete is tested and certified by the NSF Certified for Sport program, which was created to meet the growing demands of athletes, coaches and healthcare professionals to certify that sports supplements are safe and free from banned substances. Leading sports organizations recommend the program, including the NFL, MLB, NHL, PGA and LPGA. Every product that carries the NSF Certified for Sport Mark has undergone stringent laboratory testing to confirm content, purity and compliance. At Douglas Laboratories, they have developed a level of science expertise that gives them credibility in the eyes of physicians. Simply, they believe in science, just like the healthcare professionals do.