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Grape Seed Extract

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Definition

Take Grape Seed Extract

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How to Do It

Take as per manufacturer's instructions, usually between 100 - 300 mg daily

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Benefits

  • Decreases heart disease risk [1], [2]
  • Increase bone mineral density [3]
  • May improve rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis [3], [4], [5], [6]
  • Improves kidney function [4], [5], [6], [7]
  • Supports brain health [8]
  • Decreases infection risk [9]
  • Increases the body’s ability to process toxins [10]
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Time Commitment

1 minute daily

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Why it works

  • Lowers blood pressure [1], [7]
  • Improves blood flow [2], [7], [8]
  • Anti-inflammatory [4], [5], [6], [8]
  • Reduces damage of LDL cholesterol - which makes it more harmful [4], [5], [6]
  • Stop the breakdown of bones [3]
  • High level of phytonutrients found in plants [3], [4], [5], [6]
  • Reduce cartilage loss [3], [4], [5], [6]
  • Antioxidant functions [4], [5], [6]
  • Antibacterial / Antifungal properties [9]
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Suggested Frequency

Daily

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Side Effects

  • Generally safe
  • Headache
  • Itchy scalp
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
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Gurus/Celebrities/Doing it

Megan Fox

Emma Stone

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Notes

  • If you have a bleeding disorder, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have high blood pressure, discuss with your doctor before taking
  • May enhance the benefits of chemotherapy
  • Could impact iron absorption, take at a different time to iron supplements or high iron meals (typically dinner)
  • Improved liver function may also improve uptake of medicines, so always talk to your doctor first if you are on any medications
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