D-glucarate is a botanical extract found in grapefruit, apples, oranges, broccoli and Brussels sprouts. D-glucarate effectively supports a detoxification process that helps to remove DNA toxins from the body.14,15 The daily dose of Life Extension Mix provides 200 mg D-glucarate.
Lutein, an extract found in spinach and collard greens, has been shown to help maintain critical pigments in the eye macula, while the carotenoid alpha-carotene has demonstrated antioxidant activity far grater than beta-carotene. Lycopene from tomatoes has shown potent effects in helping to maintain healthy DNA structure and protect against LDL oxidation. Life Extension MixTM contains 60 times more lutein and 10 times more lycopene compared to Centrum®. Most multivitamin supplements provide no vegetable extracts whatsoever.
Life Extension Mix is also fortified with fruit extracts such as bilberry, grape seed, grape skin, and citrus bioflavonoids to provide healthy circulation throughout the body and maintain healthy DNA.*
The media has publicized the multiple benefits of fruits such as blackberry, cranberry, elderberry, cherry, plums and persimmon. Life Extension Mix has a customized blend of these and other fruits that studies indicate provide multiple favorable effects in the body.
Sesame lignans increase the anti-inflammatory index of fish oils and help maintain healthy cholesterol/LDL levels in those already within normal range.*28-31 Life Extension Mix contains 10 mg sesame lignan extract to provide the direct benefits of the lignans and augment the effects of vitamin E and other nutrients in the body such as gamma-tocopherol and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).