BERGAVIT™ is a powder obtained by extracting the main flavonoids contained in the juice of bergamot (Citrus Bergamia) that grows in Calabria area (Italy).
Even now bergamot juice is commonly used in folk Italian medicine to support healthy cholesterol levels and cardiovascular health.
Everyone’s body needs cholesterol, but too much can spell trouble for some people. The body gets cholesterol in two ways: 80% of it is made by the liver, and the rest comes from the food you eat.
The amount of cholesterol in your bloodstream is important because of its role in various cardiovascular diseases. The risk of getting these conditions is complex and depends not only on how much cholesterol but also what kind of cholesterol you have in your blood. Generally speaking, high levels of LDL – the “bad cholesterol” – are associated with a higher chance of coronary heart disease; high levels of HDL – or “good cholesterol” – are associated with a lower chance.
Bergamot is a citrus fruit that comes from the Citrus bergamia plant, an evergreen tree, up to four meters tall, with very fragrant white flowers and shiny leaves. The fruit of the bergamot is an intense yellow colour, with a slightly flattened round shape at the poles. Cultivated mainly in the coastal strip, it is widespread in Calabria.
BERGAVIT™ is able to reduce and control plasmatic “bad lipid” levels (total cholesterol, LDL and triglycerides) and to increase “good” HDL levels in the subjects with highest reduction. In subjects with highest bad cholesterol, BERGAVIT™ induce a highest reduction; in subjects with lowest bad cholesterol, it help to keep it in physiological and restrained levels.
BERGAVIT™ effects on CVDs (Cardiovascular Disease) Risk factors were evaluated in a clinical trial:
• 80 subjects
• treated with 150 mg of pure bergamot flavonoids (550-600 mg of BERGAVIT™ ingredient)
• one a day for 6 months.
Results obtained in these studies showed that bergamot flavonoids are able to reduce and control plasmatic “bad lipid” levels (total cholesterol, LDL and triglycerides) and to increase “good” HDL levels. More in details, in the subjects with highest bad cholesterol, BERGAVIT™ induced a highest reduction; in subjects with lowest bad cholesterol, it helped to keep it in physiological and restrained levels.
-29% OF LDL
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