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The human body is made up of 75 trillion cells. When these cells become damaged, your body goes down with them, leaving you prone to disease, sickness, and accelerated aging.

As cells become damaged, they become more vulnerable. In this process, free radicals – enemies to our cells and, therefore, our body – are produced.

As the free radicals do their job, our cells break down. This process is called oxidative stress – an imbalance between the production of pro-oxidant free radicals and the body’s ability to detoxify and repair the damage. This can lead to chronic fatigue syndrome, atherosclerosis, heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer’s, to name a few. Oxidative stress cannot be taken lightly.

Protandim by LifeVantage can help.

Here’s the good news: Within your cells, there are existing antioxidant enzymes (GSH; SOD; CAT), which help you fight free radicals daily. We need these enzymes – without them, we would all live on a diet of oranges and acai berries to offset the large amounts of free radicals in our system...

Speaking of diet, let’s address the increasingly popular “antioxidant-rich” foods that we constantly hear about. Superfruits! Dark chocolate! Goji berries! Even red wine contains flavanoids that act as free radical butt-kickers. And, though a lot of these foods are excellent for a healthy diet – berries, oranges, beans, and green tea – you would have to eat about 375 oranges or drink 87 glasses of red wine to offset the amount of free radicals that your body produces in a day!

Here’s the problem: Dietary sources only provide antioxidant vitamins, which neutralize free radicals at a one-to-one basis, and are quickly tapped out. They are not as efficient or effective as the antioxidant enzymes that our body produces, which neutralize at a rate of one million per second, and are never used up.

Your body produces these enzymes. Great, right? But here’s another problem: As you age, these antioxidant enzymes dwindle and become less efficient, leaving you clinging to your expensive goji berries.

That is where Protandim by LifeVantage comes in.

Protandim is the only supplement, scientifically proven and peer-reviewed, to reduce oxidative stress by increasing production of your own body’s antioxidant enzymes, giving your cells maximum protection. Protandim reduces oxidative stress by an average of 40%, slowing down the aging process to the rate of a 20 year old.

Protandim also helps athletes, both pro and semi-pro, by increasing glutathione levels by 300%. This helps repair muscle tissue and reduce delayed onset muscle soreness, effectively acting as a strong recovery agent post-workout.

By using Protandim, you will increase your body’s ability to fight off free radicals, slow down the aging process, fight off disease, and recover easier after a hard workout. Now there’s something 400 oranges can’t do!

The Introduction of Human Superoxide Dismutase and Catalase in Vivo: A Fundamentally New Approach to Antioxidant Therapy

University of Colorado Denver

Free Radical Biology & Medicine 40 (2006) 341-347

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Protandim, a Fundamentally New Antioxidant Approach in Chemoprevention Using Mouse Two-Stage Skin Carcinogens as a Model

Louisiana State University

PLoS ONE

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The Chemopreventive Effects of Protandim: Modulation of p53 Mitochondrial Translocation and Apoptosis during Skin Carcinogenesis

Louisiana State University

PLoS ONE

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The Dietary Supplement Protandim Decreases Plasma Osteopontin and Improves Makers of Oxidative Stress in Muscular Dystrophy Mdx Mice

Harvard University

Journal of Dietary Supplements, Vol. 7(2), 2010

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Chronic Pulmonary Artery Pressure Elevation is Insufficient to Explain Right Heart Failure

Virginia Commonwealth University

Circulation, Journal of the American Heart Association November 2, 2009

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Synergistic Induction of Heme Oxygenase-1 by the Components of an Antioxidant Supplement Protandim

University of Colorado Denver

Free Radical Biology and Medicine (2008)

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    Institutions Currently Studying Protandim
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Minnesota
  • Vanderbilt University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Kentucky
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • University of Florida
  • Glamorgan University, Wales
  • Sahigrenska Univerity Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
  • University or Toronto/St. Michelle's Hospital, Canada
  • University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Mexican Institute of Social Security, Mexico City
    The health topics currently under scientific investigation or in planning stages deal with the alleviation of oxidative stress linked to the following conditions:
  • Altitude sickness
  • Skin cancer
  • Photoaging of the skin
  • Renal failure
  • Osteoarthritis
  • HIV/AIDS-associated lipodystrophy
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Periodontal disease
  • Heart disease
  • Coronary artery bypass graft failure
  • Asthma
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Optic neuropathy
    Formulator: Dr. Joe McCord
  • Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Genetics, Microbiology and Immunity at the University of Colorado at Denver
  • Winner of the Elliott Cresson Medal for discovering the biology of free radical reactions in living organisms
  • Co-discoverer of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase