Bergamonte® is a light yellow to brown powder, which tastes of oranges. It is extracted from the juice of a bergamot orange, and is highly soluble in water. This product is Generally Regarded As Safe. The juice and albedo of bergamot has a unique profile of flavonoid and glycosides, such as neoeriocitrin, neohesperidin, naringin, rutin, neodesmin, rhoifolin and poncirin. Naringins have been shown to be beneficial in animal models of atherosclerosis, while neoeriocitrin and rutin have been found to exhibit a strong capacity to prevent LDL from oxidation. Importantly, bergamot juice is rich in brutieridine and melitidine with an ability to inhibit HMG-CoA reductase. These flavanoids are clinically proven to help maintain healthy cholesterol level, healthy blood glucose level, increase HDL-cholesterol, and promoting healthy weight management. Research has shown that these compounds significantly reduce total cholesterol, LDL, and Triglycerides. This product has applications in nutritional supplements, functional foods and drinks, juices, liquid and powdered supplements.
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