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The body’s detoxification system has 2 phases to process the chemicals one is exposed to each day:
Firstly, when these chemicals enter the body, Phase 1 detoxifying enzymes begin to process them into metabolites which may be potentially harmful. An easy way to imagine these metabolites is a broken piece of glass with “rough edges”. These “rough edges”, if not processed further, can harm normal cell function by damaging cellular DNA, proteins and lipids.
Next, Phase 2 detoxifying enzymes process the potentially harmful metabolites into water-soluble and other compounds that can be easily excreted from your body.
Sulforaphane helps increase the production of important Phase 2 detoxifying enzymes, promoting your body’s natural detoxification process, thereby supporting the elimination of potentially harmful metabolites.
Research has shown sulforaphane also supports the body’s defences against oxidative stress and cell damage.
Oxidative stress occurs when there is an imbalance in the production of free radicals and your body’s ability to detoxify their harmful effects by neutralizing them with antioxidants. Free radicals, which can damage DNA, proteins and lipids, are by products of your normal metabolism and can also be derived from certain environmental toxins. Sulforaphane can boost the natural production of antioxidant enzymes which reduce oxidative stress, thereby acting indirectly as an antioxidant.
Since sulforaphane is associated with cruciferous vegetables, namely broccoli and broccoli sprouts, many people think they can get the benefits of sulforaphane just by eating their vegetables. Unfortunately, it isn’t that simple, as sulforaphane itself is not found in broccoli. Rather it is the essential ingredients, glucoraphanin and myrosinase, that are present. Unfortunately, there may not be enough of either compound in the plant to allow for adequate sulforaphane production. This can be due to seed quality, soil composition, the age of the plant, and many other factors. Cooking broccoli typically destroys the myrosinase enzyme, thereby limiting the production of sulforaphane.
Coyne Healthcare’s Bio-Sulforaphane Advanced is a next generation, highly bio-available concentrated source of broccoli phytonutrients rich in sulforaphane to support the activation of Nrf2. It is a 100 % whole broccoli sprout concentrate yielding cell-protective compounds. This potent formulation has been produced using technology that optimizes the sulforaphane yield. Its ability to produce high levels of sulforaphane when ingested is what makes it capable of assisting human cells in reducing inflammation and enhancing detoxification. In this way, it can protect the skin by increasing cellular integrity.
Each capsule contains:
Brassica oleracea var. italica sprout powder extract 600 mg
(yielding 10 mg sulforaphane)
Selenium (as selenomethionine) 25 μg
Other ingredients are silica, vegetable cellulose (capsule) and vegetable stearate.
Contains no known allergens, no sugar or gluten, no artificial flavours or preservatives.
Suggested Directions for Use:
Adults and children over 12 years: Take 1 – 2 capsules per day on an empty stomach or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Hypersensitivity (allergy) to any of the ingredients.
Warnings and special precautions:
Consult your healthcare professional before taking Bio-Sulforaphane if you have a bleeding disorder or other medical condition.
For more details, please see the Patient Information Leaflet.
Category D: Health Supplement
This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.
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