Issue #37 – Discover Powerhouse Ingredients for Cardiovascular Health

February is American Heart Month, so we’re here to share the love for two clinically studied ingredients that support heart health: ECOVITIS® Grape Seed Extract and AroniaCraft® European Aronia Berry Extract. Combined, these polyphenol-rich nutraceuticals make a powerhouse cardiovascular product.

Clinically Studied Heart Health and Immune Support

A 2020 meta-analysis evaluating the existing human clinical studies on aronia berries and cardiovascular support concluded that:

  • High quality aronia berry supplements have a significant reduction effect on risk factors of cardiovascular disease, including systolic blood pressure and total cholesterol.
     
  • Supplementation with aronia berry for a period of 6-8 weeks was sufficient to produce a significant reduction in these markers.
     
  • Stronger effects were found among adults over the age of 50. 

Supports Cardiovascular Health in Human Clinical Trials

Studies show that ECOVITIS® improves heart health markers and combats oxidative stress, an imbalance in the body between free radicals and antioxidants that can damage cells.

  • A 12-week pilot study showed improvements in blood pressure and endothelial function support.
     
  • A 3-month study on the progression of atherosclerosis showed improvements in cholesterol and triglyceride levels, blood pressure and oxidative stress, and modulation of atherosclerotic plaque progression.
     
  • A pilot study compared ECOVITIS® to two ACE inhibitors commonly prescribed for lowering blood pressure. Without any side effects, ECOVITIS® showed comparable improvements in blood pressure, oxidative stress and endothelial function.

ECOVITIS® Grape Seed Extract and AroniaCraft® European Aronia Berry Extract set the gold standard for nutraceutical ingredients.

  • Vertically integrated European supply chain
  • Verified source, authenticity and quality of raw materials
  • Proprietary extraction process without harsh chemical solvents
  • Clinically substantiated ingredients

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