Oyster Extract (Ireland)
Pure Oyster Extract, fresh from the Irish Sea, dried naturally into powder for easy to use multi beneficial capsules, free from any bulking agents, fillers and excipients. This all natural true food supplement is rich in zinc, copper, selenium, Iodine and naturally occurring nutrients and trace elements. All of which are collectively bio-available, clean and potently effective.
Ancient Purity present a natural shellfish extract, using Oysters from the Irish Sea, from a tursted, traceable, clean production. All of the nutrients in the Irish Oyster Extract are organic in origin making them 100% bio-available. The trace elements are bound to transport molecules (peptides, amino acids) which makes them considerably more bio-available. The high concentration of free amino acids and peptides are also directly available to the blood once consumed making them very fast acting. Synthetic mineral supplements on the other hand need to bind to transport molecules during digestion before then can be absorbed, which may affect their bioavailability.
All of the trace elements are present in significant yet balanced concentrations, ensuring they all work in harmony as nature intended. None of the nutrients are present in concentrations that could upset your bodies natural mineral and nutrient balance. Research is currently being carried out in Ireland universities, and by the Cellular and Microbiological Unit of the French Army to see what other bioactive properties Oyster Extract contains. The French investigation is being carried out as troops operating in hostile situations undergo massive oxidative stress on the body, and they want to see how an Oyster Extract Supplement can help alleviate some of the fatigue and illness associated with this. Ancient Purity will updated this page based on the new information that comes out on this organic, fresh from the sea, food supplement.
Irish Oyster Extract
- Sourced from the Irish Sea.
- Clean, Safe, Effective, Traceable.
- Naturally Organic, Food Supplement.
- Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B12.
- Iodine & Selenium.
- Full Spectrum Nutrient Benefit & Assimilation.
- Studied and Researched.
Sourced from the Irish Sea
Zinc the 2nd most abundant trace mineral in the body, present in all tissues. Vital for the healthy activity of our whole system. The activity of about 300 enzymes relies on Zinc. People with low Zinc supply are known to experience increased susceptibility to a variety of infectious organisms. Zinc and Copper compete for the same absorption sites, and an excess of Zinc can ultimately cause a copper deficiency. Generally, at Ancient Purity, we like to keep things simple and as lone supplements when possible, we just think that the smartest way to utilise Zinc is to take in combination with Copper as you will see with our Zinc / Copper supplement, here the Oysters also contain Copper, so nature has done it for you.
Healthy immune systems can’t function without Zinc, it's a key messenger of immune cells and the Zinc inside your cells participates in important signaling events. Our body requires Zinc to produce its white blood cells that circulate throughout your blood, on alert to mount attacks against invading pathogens. Zinc also influences antibody and cytokine production, phagocytosis – or the ingestion of unwanted cells or particles, and gene regulation within your white blood cells.
Naturally Organic, Food Supplement
Research on Oyster Extract
Oyster Extract supplementation significantly stimulated dermal fibroblast cell growth compared to the control. This promotion in cell growth by Oyster Extract can lead to increased collagen production as dermal fibroblasts are responsible for producing collagen and structural support proteins which are essential for maintaining skin firmness and elasticity.
Supplementation of Oyster Extract significantly stimulated antioxidant activity in skin dermal fibroblasts compared to the control during oxidative stress. Antioxidant activity in skin cells as demonstrated by Oyster Extract is important as this activity can prevent or repair the damage caused by ROS, which has been incriminated in the development of wrinkles and premature skin ageing.
Clean, Safe, Effective and Traceable
Ancient Purity's Oyster Extract is derived from exclusively from the Irish Oyster Species Crassostrea gigas. Approved under: SFPA (Sea Food Protection Authority), HSE (Health Service Executive) FSAI registered Compliant with CFR for export to the US under FDA (Food and Drug Administration). Each batch is tested for heavy metals, microbiological profile & analytical constituents so you know what the label says is accurate 100% of the time. The manufacuring company is associated with and supports organisations, groups and charities involved with protecting and preserving the oceans for future generations.
They are naturally sourced in a sustainable manner, the Oysters are delivered and processed on the same day. All processing takes place in a food grade environment. A careful drying process to maintain the integrity of the vitamins and minerals found within and no Vitamins or Minerals are added artificially making them Highly Bio-available. Due to the low aW & moisture content the supplement is stable throughout shelf life and can be stored up to 3 years from production, encapsulated in a vegetarian capsule composed of Hypromellose (HPMC).
Stamina, Health & Well-Being
Healthy Skin Support
Oyster Extract contains high levels of amino acids. Free amino acids are very useful as they do not need to be digested and they enter the blood stream directly and go to where the body needs them most. Three of these, glutamic acid, glycine and cysteine are the building blocks for collagen. Free cysteine is normally toxic to the body and having a non-toxic source of bio-available cysteine is very advantageous for collagen production in the body. The rest of the amino acids in the Oyster Extract are involved in the manufacture of enzymes, antioxidants and structural proteins such as keratin.
Free radical damage is one of the major causes of premature ageing in tissues, especially the skin. Free radical damage in the cells also reduces the cells ability to produce energy and leads to overall loss of vitality and endurance.
Oyster Extract is Naturally Supportive
Sexual Health & Pregnancy
The nutrients within Oyster Extract support the maintenance of normal testosterone levels in the blood. High levels of zinc are found in sperm and the prostate gland, in fact sperm contain 700 times more zinc than is found in blood plasma and the prostate contains more zinc than any other organ in the body. It is important for men to seek good dietary sources of zinc and oysters are one of the highest sources. Oyster extract contains high levels of zinc which contributes to normal fertility and reproduction and also the maintenance of normal testosterone in the blood.
Pregnancy dramatically increases nutritional demands for expectant mothers. Reference intakes for many nutrients increase during this time and also during lactation. For example, the recommended daily intake for zinc increases from 8mg daily to 12 mg daily during pregnancy and lactation. Oyster Extract is the perfect supplement to help meet those increased nutritional demands as it contains many nutrientsnecessary for healthy growth.
Bio-available Zinc for the foundation of Eye Support
The bio-available Zinc in Oyster Extract is vital for your eye health. Among the tissues in the human body, the eyes contain the highest concentrations of Zinc. Your eyes need the minerals Zinc and Selenium.
Zinc helps your body absorb Vitamin A and also helps many antioxidant enzymes in your body reduce the number of free radicals.
It plays an important role in eye health, and recent studies have shown the association of Zinc to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It also contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Could we be so "out there" to say to men that the warnings you had about participating in something so much could lead to bad eyesight? just a guess.
Providing Organic Copper
It is possible to get too much Zinc, excessive amounts of Zinc can reduce your immune function and also lower your “good” HDL cholesterol levels. Excess Zinc can adversely affect your Copper levels as well as your hearing and taste. As little as 60 mg per day of Zinc has been shown to have a negative effect on your Copper status. Nature hasn't made any mistakes and Oyster Extract contains enough Copper to keep this a safe effective supplement. Copper is the third most abundant trace mineral in the body, but it is often deficient in a person's diet because food sources high in this mineral are not always eaten frequently. However, copper deficiency is rare and is most frequently seen in cases of severe anorexia, starvation, or rare kidney problems.
The human body contains approximately 100-500 mg of Copper but its role is important, as it serves as a co-factor for enzymes involved in haemoglobin and collagen formation and is involved in incorporating iron into the structure of haemoglobin. Copper works together with iron to make red blood cells and it is the major component of the outer coating of nerve fibres and collagen. Copper is involved in the maintenance of immunity, fertility, the formation of melanin, and the promotion of consistent pigmentation. It is believed to play a role in preventing high blood pressure, heart arrhythmia, oxidation of the cells, and keeping cholesterol low. Copper is used by the body to manufacture numerous enzymes, many of which work as antioxidants.
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- Pure Oyster Extract.
- Capsule - See Label.
- Take 2-4 capsules daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
- Brand: Ancient Purity.
- Origin: Ireland.
- Size: 120 Capsules.
- Container: Miron Glass Bottle.
- Estimated shelf life from purchase: 2 years.
- Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, keep out of reach of children.
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