Blackmores Liver Protect contains 300mg of phospholipids (phosphatidylcholine) that is an essential component of every cell , plus the added benefits of zinc and chromium to support normal liver function and maintenance of general good health.
- Rich in phospholipids (phosphatidylcholine) derived from lecithin
- Supports healthy liver function
- Assists in metabolism of fats and carbohydrates
The liver is the second largest organ in the body and is the primary detoxification organ, via metabolism of drugs, alcohol and toxins. The liver participates in functions with the cardiovascular, digestive, immune, endocrine and excretory systems. It is also responsible for 25% of the body’s metabolism and approximately 90% of alcohol metabolism.
A type of phospholipid, plays an important role in overall liver health & function. It is said to be essential for the detoxification functions of the liver. PC is necessary for healthy cholesterol and lipid (fat) metabolism and also plays a role in their transport. It is also the major delivery form of choline.
Choline, a component of phosphatidylcholine, plays a role in lipid (fat) and cholesterol metabolism and transport. Some animal studies have suggested deficiency of choline is linked with fatty liver and liver damage.
As a component of various enzymes, zinc helps maintain structural integrity of proteins and regulate gene expression. Over 300 enzymes are known to require zinc to modulate their activity, including alcohol dehydrogenase, which functions in alcohol metabolism.
As an antioxidant, zinc plays an important role in defence against free radicals and DNA damage repair. Zinc also assists in metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins.
Chromium provides support for healthy glucose metabolism and helps the body to metabolise carbohydrates and fats in healthy individuals.
Lecithin (equiv. phosphatidylcholine 300mg): 857mg
Zinc sulphate monohydrate (zinc 2.5mg): 6.87mg
Chromium picolinate (chromium 20mcg): 160mcg
Adults - 1 capsule two times a day after meals or as professional prescribed.
Do not take this product if you have an allergy to lecithin, egg or soy.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult your healthcare professional before use.