selfdefence™ with MaitakeGold 404® and Carpos® is a scientifically designed, clinically-proven, mixture of plant extracts and vitamins that contain proprietary natural components that are offered exclusively by NUTRAMINS™, specifically designed provide a complete antioxidant solution while supporting body’s natural defence and to support the immune system. NUTRAMINS™ has carefully selected five fruit and plant extracts that contain complimentary antioxidant polyphenols that can together provide a complete antioxidant support to our body
- Increased levels of immune-enhancing cytokines, including IL-2 and IFN-gamma (MaitakeGold 404®)
- Increased levels of anti-inflammatory cytokines, including, IL-10 (MaitakeGold 404®)
- Enhanced cytokine producing T-cell activity (MaitakeGold 404®)
- Displays superior antioxidant effect (Carpos®)
- Vitamin C contributes to the normal functioning of the immune system, to the protection of cells from oxidative stress, to the reduction of fatigue and to the maintenance of the normal function of the immune system. (EFSA Approved Claim)
- Elderberry and turmeric help maintain the normal functioning of the immune system. (EFSA Approved Claim)
- Turmeric has strong antioxidant properties. (EFSA Approved Claim)
MaitakeGold 404® that is exclusively offered by Nutramins, is simply the best Maitake extract in the world. In 1984, Dr. Hiroaki Nanba of Kobe Pharmaceutical University (Kobe, Japan) began work with his team on the development of an orally effective, immune enhancing extract derived from Maitake (Grifola frondosa) mushroom. This led to a critical discovery in the late 1990’s when they found inherent in the Maitake extract a substance or “float” that inhibits the immune enhancing properties of the extract. The Nanba team went on to develop a proprietary process to eliminate this substance from the extract, for which Dr. Nanba was awarded a United States patent (5,854,404). Dr. Nanba has stated this proprietary extract is the most therapeutically concentrated Maitake extract available to date and is marketed exclusively under the tradename, MaitakeGold 404®.
Carpos® is a standardized natural extract of the ultimate superfruit antioxidant “beauty food”, Indian Gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica) and is offered exclusively by Nutramins. Carpos® is a super antioxidant (ORACFN of 47,000 µmoles TE/g), due to it high content of hydrolysable tannins polyphenols.
Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family that contains curcuminoids, a polyphenol (linear diarylheptanoid) with strong antioxidant activity.
Orange is a citrus fruit that in addition to vitamin C it provides significant levels of hesperidin, a polyphenol (biphenyl) that provides superior antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.
Pomegranate is a berry fruit and is considered one of the most health beneficial fruits on Earth. They contain significant quantities of ellagic acid, a polyphenol (dilactone of hexahydroxydiphenic acid) that has strong antioxidant and anti-proliferative properties.
Elderberry is a dark purple berry and is considered a traditional remedy for colds and flus. They contain anthocyanins, a flavonoid polyphenol, that are well-defined antioxidant compounds. Η
Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin with multiple beneficial functions in the body, such as the contribution to the normal function of the immune system, protect cells from oxidative stress and the reduction of fatigue.
Recommended daily dose:
Nutramins recommends one capsule a day with or before each meal or as directed by health professional. Consult your physician if pregnant or lactating woman.
Do not take this product in the following cases: Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients or/and if you are taking antidiabetic therapy. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.