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- Directions for Use
- What Makes Ultimate Protector so Powerful?
- Key Benefits of Ultimate Protector
- Nutritional Facts Table
- Additional Information
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...there is no other product that even comes close.”
– Dr. Mark Sircus
Ultimate Protector: An NRF2 Activator
and Much More
Ultimate Protector is an advanced cell protection formula that delivers a full spectrum of high ORAC antioxidants, protective Nrf-2 activators, and high levels of non-GMO Vitamin C. No other single product available today offers such complete cell protection! Ultimate Protector is a quantum leap forward in total antioxidant protection from all types of free-radicals! At 486,000 ORAC5.0 units per day, this is the most potent antioxidant formula you'll find, anywhere!
ULTIMATE PROTECTOR is hands down the most effective cell protection, antioxidant formula ever formulated. Not only does it provide extraordinary protection for cells, but because it so effectively quenches free radical activity, it supports the health of all tissues and organ systems in the body. And, even as it keeps the body healthy by reducing harmful effects of free radicals, it prevents and reduces additional oxidative stress due to conditions of poor health. The Ultimate Protector formula thereby protects you both from oxidative damage that contributes to poor health and from oxidative damage resulting from conditions of poor health.
Ultimate Protector offers unprecedented ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) values that act as an overwhelming antioxidant blanket that will smother inflammatory free radical fires. It will reduce pain, inflammation and reduce oxidative stress in humans quickly if taken in high enough dosages. Within a few short days of a million or two ORAC units a day, one can realize significant relief.”
– Dr. Mark Sircus
A Systems Approach
Providing either too few phytochemicals or engaging in a shotgun approach has resulted in the weak formulas often found in other Nrf2 activator products. These Nrf2 activator formulations typically fail to consider the relationships between high ORAC antioxidants to high Nrf2 activation potential and do not realize the potential of effectively combining phytochemicals. Dr. Hank Liers designed Ultimate Protector with an understanding that a “systems approach” is the best way to integrate the three aspects of the formula (Nrf2 activators, high potency antioxidants, and high-quality Vitamin C). Ultimate Protector includes the most effective combination of ingredients that leverage the full power of high-ORAC antioxidants, high potency Nrf2 activators, and Vitamin C. It provides the highest antioxidant ORAC value per gram of any formula on the planet!
Directions for Use
DIRECTIONS: As a dietary supplement take two capsules three times daily with food or as directed by a health care professional.
What Makes Ultimate Protector so Powerful?
What makes our formula so uniquely powerful? Ultimate Protector starts with NRF2 activators, adds non-GMO Vitamin C, which combine to create incredibly high ORAC5.0 levels.
1) A Full Spectrum of Nrf2 Activators
It is known that the best Nrf2 activators are plants that, while not necessarily antioxidant rich, have the ability to trigger vigorous antioxidant production. In order to survive under a variety of environmental or intracellular stresses, our cells have developed highly efficient protective mechanisms to protect themselves from oxidative or electrophilic challenges. Ultimate Protector provides an unprecedented range of natural Nrf2 transcription factor activators that allow the body to make its own antioxidant enzymes (e.g., superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase, and glutathione peroxidase).
Ultimate Protector™ delivers a lot of antioxidant firepower into the nucleus of the cells having over 30 activators across a very broad spectrum of fruits, vegetables, and herbs.”
– Dr. Mark Sircus
Some background: antioxidant enzymes are regulated at the DNA/genetic level by the antioxidant responsive element (ARE). Nrf2 (pronounced “nerf-2”) is an important protein that remains dormant within each cell of our body, unable to move or perform its task, until released by an Nrf2 activator. When Nrf2 is released by an activator it migrates to the cell nucleus and bonds with the DNA at the place where the ARE resides. In this way Nrf2 activation provides a pathway for the production of our body’s most essential antioxidants. This hypothesis has been supported in many studies.
Nrf2 is normally bound in the cytoplasm of cells to a protein called KEAP1. However, when an appropriate phytochemical agent attaches to a kinase receptor on the cell wall a phosphate group is released that causes the Nrf2 to be released. The Nrf2 then migrates into the cell nucleus and causes an antioxidant enzyme to be fabricated and released. This endogenously produced enzyme then can protect against ROS, electrophiles, and other toxic agents. In practical experience, it has been found that a combination of multiple polyphenols works significantly better than single ingredients. In fact, in one experiment it was found that a combination of five ingredients all known to be Nrf2 activators was 18 times more effective than any single ingredient. Furthermore, it was found that this combination of five ingredients was able to increase levels of SOD by 30% and catalase by 56% after 120 days of taking the combination.
We've included a comprehensive range of Nrf2 activators in Ultimate Protector. These include a selected variety of freeze-dried and concentrated fruits, vegetables, and herbs. These include Wild Blueberry, Wild Bilberry, Acai, Black Currant Extract, Sweet Cherry, Raspberry, Elderberry, Blackberry, Aronia, Black Soybean Hull Extract, Blue Corn, CoffeeBerry®, Curcumin (standardized extract with 95% curcuminoids from Turmeric), Trans-Resveratrol (98% from Giant Knotweed), Grape Seed, Cranberry, Tart Cherry, Prune, Raspberry Seed, Strawberry, Quercetin, Broccoli, Broccoli Sprouts, Tomato, Kale, Carrot, Brussels Sprouts, Onion, and Spinach.
2) A Non-GMO Vitamin C Product
Historically, high-quality, USP grade Vitamin C has been obtained from corn, potatoes, and/or beets. Unfortunately, many of these sources have gone to genetically modified (GMO) variants. In Ultimate Protector we use only non-GMO material to make both calcium and magnesium ascorbates using a “water method” process. This water method produces Vitamin C that is absorbed and retained in the body far better than Vitamin C produced by traditional methods. Two capsules of Ultimate Protector provide 500 mg of Vitamin C. This is 100% Non-GMO Vitamin C!
Oral vitamin C could never begin to compete with intravenous application until recently. I have the privilege and pleasure of introducing to the world a innovative vitamin C product called Ultimate Protector that ushers in a new form of oral antioxidant therapy.”
– Dr. Mark Sircus
3) Extremely High ORAC5.0 Antioxidant Sources
Oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) has been the traditional method of measuring antioxidant capacities in biological samples. Studies associate the five major types of free radicals (i.e., hydroxyl, peroxyl, peroxynitrite, singlet oxygen, and superoxide anion) with health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, breakdown of vital proteins, chronic inflammation, and Alzheimer’s disease. Antioxidants function as a vital line of defense against free radicals by blocking their attack on DNA, vital proteins, lipids, and amino acids. Until now, efforts to identify the effect of antioxidants on all five types of free radicals were constrained by limited testing procedures. Historically, the ORAC assay, the industry-standard test, could measure only antioxidant activity from the peroxyl radical. ORAC5.0 changed that forever. Because of the development of the Total ORAC 5.0 test, it is now possible to target and measure the effects of antioxidants on the five major types free radicals found in the body.
Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and by the ORAC5.0™ test results, it seems apparent to me that Ultimate Protector™ is more effective than any other antioxidant supplement available today.”
– Dr. Mark Sircus
Brunswick Labs has tested Ultimate Protector using the new ORAC 5.0 tests. The results reveal an incredible overall ORAC 5.0 value of 173,000 µmole TE/gram (i.e, 173,000 per gram), an exceptionally high ORAC value. In addition, the results show that the formula offers excellent protection against all of the five major types of free radicals. Specifically, the results show values of 6,300 (µmole TE/gram) for peroxyl radicals, 5,900 (µmole TE/gram) for hydroxyl radicals, 2,500 (µmole TE/gram) for peroxynitrite, 106,000 (µmole TE/gram) for superoxide anion, and 52,000 (µmole TE/gram) for singlet oxygen. The table (below) shows for each free radical type the ORAC 5.0 daily values for six capsules of Ultimate Protector containing 2.81 grams of the formula.
Free Radical Type
|17,700||Peroxyl Radical is very important in many biological systems, including lipid peroxidation, DNA cleavage, and protein backbone modification.|
|Hydroxyl is highly reactive and cannot be eliminated by our endogenous enzymes. It damages virtually all types of macromolecules: carbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids, and amino acids. In the skin, hydroxyl radicals are created by UV exposure.|
|6,900||Peroxynitrite is a reactive nitrogen species that is particularly harmful to proteins. It has been implicated in tumorigenesis, hepatitis, and chronic inflammation. In the skin, peroxynitrite contributes to the breakdown of vital proteins, such as collagen.|
|146,000||Singlet Oxygen is generated in the skin by UV exposure. It is linked to the oxidation of LDL cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.|
||Superoxide Anion is a precursor of all other reactive oxygen species – sometimes referred to as “the mother of free radicals.” It is highly toxic and contributes to lipid and DNA damage.|
Total Per Daily Serving of Six Capsules (2.81g)
|* Brunswick Laboratories test results for ORACFN (ORAC5.0 ) for ULTIMATE PROTECTOR are available here.|
The overall daily ORAC 5.0 value obtained by adding the values for each free radical type is 486,000 units (173,000 units x 2.81 g)! To the best of our knowledge there is no other product that even comes close to providing such complete protection both in terms of breadth of coverage and overall strength.
Ultimate Protector Key Benefits
- ANTI-AGING. Ultimate Protector helps resist the aging process with extraordinarily potent free-radical defense. You can feel younger, live longer, and be stronger. Ultimate Protector provides superior defense against all five major classes of free radicals. that means total protection!
- ANTI-INFLAMMATORY. Fight inflammatory responses throughout your body! Reduce the inflammatory cascades leading to degenerative conditions and premature aging. Live stronger for longer...and optimize your health and healing capabilities.
- PAIN RELIEF. Free-radical damage can cause pain. Why suffer when you can vastly increase free radical quenching powers locked in your very own cells? Stop unnecesary oxidation cold by massively increasing your antioxidant potential with the most potent cell protection formula available (486,000 units!! – as measured by Brunswick Lab's ORAC 5.0 test).
- CARDIOVASCULAR SUPPORT. Vitamin C and other antioxidants help create optimal cardiovascular system health. Reduced oxidation in vessels and the heart allow and support for cell structures provides for greater cardiovascular health and prevents premature aging of the circulatory system.
- FIGHTS HYPERTENSION. Provides plant-based nutrients known to mitigate high blood pressure.
- BOOSTS IMMUNITY. Supports immune system health by providing nutrients that allow optimal oxidative defenses throughout the body.
- REDUCES JOINT STIFFNESS. Supports joint health, flexibility, and normal range of motion. This benefit relates to the powerful anti-inflammatory effects ULTIMATE PROTECTOR provides.
- FIGHTS EFFECTS OF RADIATION. Mitigates, prevents, and reverses genetic damage due to radiation exposure. Uniquely powerful capacity quench free radicals allows your body to heal adverse effects relating to harmful exposures (past and present).
- FACILITATES INTERNAL PRODUCTION OF ANTIOXIDANT ENZYMES BY SUPPLYING NRF2 TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR ACTIVATORS.
- ACTS FAST! Acts rapidly to quench free radicals. Effects may be noticeable within hours.
- 100% GUARANTEED. We stand behind Ultimate Protector with a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ULTIMATE PROTECTOR
Articles from the HPDI Blog
- The Amazing Healing Potential of Natural Nrf2 Activators
- “Ultimate Protector™ and the Role of Foundational Supplements for Health”
- "Description and Comparison of ORAC Tests for Well Known Plant Ingredients and ULTIMATE PROTECTOR"
- Ultimate Protector™ ORAC5.0™ Test Results
- “Preventing Free-Radical Damage Using Ultimate Protector™”
- “New Directions for Preventing Free-Radical Damage”
- “Natural Phytochemical Nrf2 Activators for Chemoprevention”
- "Rejuvenation Program Part Four" (Foundational Supplements)
Resources on IntegratedHealth.com
- Dr. Mark Sircus: Protocol Components
- Dr. Mark Sircus: “Using Vitamin C for Heart Disease and Cell Protection”
Nutritional Facts Table
COMPOSITION: Two veggie capsules provides the following percentages of the Daily Value:
|Serving Size: 2 Veggie Capsules Servings per Container: 90
|Amount Per Serving||Amounts||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (as ascorbates made from 100% USP-grade, non-GMO ascorbic acid)||500 mg||833|
|Calcium (from calcium ascorbate)||23.5 mg||2.4|
|Magnesium (from magnesium ascorbate)||23.1 mg||5.8|
|Curcumin (95% min. curcuminoids from Curcuma longa) (root)||30 mg||*|
|VitaBerry® Plus†||30 mg||*|
|AnthoComplete™††† (includes extract of black soybean hulls)||45 mg||*|
|CoffeBerry® Forte†||45 mg||*|
|Trans-Resveratrol 98%||30 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established|
Ultimate Protector contains USP-grade non-GMO Buffered Vitamin C, AnthoComplete™ (high-ORAC powder: 3000 units/g from Wild Blueberry, Wild Bilberry, Acai, Black Currant Extract, Sweet Cherry, Raspberry, Elderberry, Blackberry, Aronia, Black Soybean Hull Extract, and Blue Corn), CoffeeBerry® Forte (high-ORAC powder: 6,000 units/g from Coffee Berry), Curcumin (standardized extract with 95% curcuminoids), Trans-Resveratrol (98% from Giant Knotweed), VitaBerry® Plus (high-ORAC powder: 12,000 units/g from freeze-dried Grape Seed, Wild Blueberry, Wild Bilberry, Cranberry, Tart Cherry, Prune, Raspberry Seed, Strawberry, Trans-Resveratrol, and Quercetin), VitaVeggie® (high-ORAC powder: 6,000 units/g from Broccoli, Broccoli Sprouts, Tomato, Kale, Carrot, Brussels Sprouts, Onion, and Spinach), and Bioperine® (a patented black pepper extract that enhances absorption of all ingredients).
Ultimate Protector is contained in a capsule suitable for vegetarians (i.e., a veggie cap) and contains no magnesium stearate.
Other ingredients: vegetarian capsule (veggie cap), microcrystalline cellulose, silica, magnesium trisilicate.
Ultimate Protector will be most effective when used in conjunction with other foundational nutritional supplements that support the body’s metabolism, including Multi Two or Mighty Multi-Vite! (therapeutic multivitamin formulas), Omega Plus (essential fatty acids with Vitamin E), PRO-C (antioxidant formula), and one of our high-RNA Rejuvenate! superfoods.
†VitaBerry® Plus, VitaVeggie®, and CoffeeBerry® Forte are registered trademarks of VDF Futureceuticals, Inc.
† CoffeeBerry® Coffee Fruit products and processes are covered by pending US and foreign applications, and one or more of the following patents: US 6,572,915, US 7,754,263, US 7,807,205, and US 7,815,959.
††† AnthoComplete™ is a trademark of VDF Futureceuticals, Inc.
† Bioperine® is a registered trademark of Sabinsa Corporation.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.