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University Study on Cellular Energy and Metabolism

Can compunds found in grapes help boost cellular energy and metabolism?

Sept. 11, 2012 - PRLog -- WHITE LAKE, MI September 11, 2012-

Can a supplement with resveratrol and polyphenols boost cellular energy and metabolism? Researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Shaklee Corporation have partnered to address these questions by studying the impact of a unique blend of resveratrol and muscadine polyphenols found in Shaklee VIVIX Cellular Anti-Aging* dietary supplement, on human muscle cell mitochondria, the intra-cellular power plants that generate cellular energy.

With this research, Dr. Jamie McManus, Chairman of Medical Affairs, Health Sciences and Education at Shaklee, and Dr. Michael Zemel of the University of Tennessee are seeking to determine the impact of this unique polyphenol blend on key biological processes related to cellular energy production and aging.

"One of the key mechanisms of aging is a decline in mitochondrial mass as well as the effectiveness of the mitochondria," said Dr. McManus. "In our research, we're trying to validate the impact of VIVIX polyphenols on mitochondrial biogenesis-shorthand for how the number and size of mitochondria help create cellular energy and boost metabolism. We're excited to share our research goals with the medical community and create a baseline for future studies on polyphenols and cellular energy metabolism."

VIVIX was developed by Shaklee scientists by combining resveratrol with an extract from the only grape in nature that contains an extra chromosome. This muscadine super grape has polyphenols that complement the many benefits of resveratrol. Shaklee scientists created a unique profile of polyphenols shown in laboratory studies to positively impact multiple mechanisms of cellular aging.*

About Shaklee Corporation

Founded in 1956, Shaklee Corporation is the number one natural nutrition company in the United States. A leading provider of premium-quality natural nutrition products, personal care products, and environmentally friendly home care products, Shaklee has more than 50 patents and patents pending worldwide. With more than 1.2 million members and distributors around the globe, Shaklee currently operates in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and China. In 2000, Shaklee became the first company in the world to be Climate Neutral™ certified to totally offset its CO2 emissions, resulting in a net-zero impact on the environment. For information about Shaklee, visit www.dr-meyer.myshaklee.com

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