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GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase
60 vegetarian capsules
Item Catalog Number: 01731

Hundreds of studies document the importance of protecting against blood glucose surges.1 What the public doesn’t realize is that a huge source of blood sugar emanates from dietary starch.2,3 This includes bread, pasta, potatoes, and rice. But even so-called healthy carbohydrates like whole-grain bread and brown rice can induce undesirable glucose spikes.4

In a breakthrough development, scientists have shown that an enzyme called transglucosidase converts starches into prebiotic fiber within your own digestive tract.5,6 Consuming this enzyme with starchy meals helps avoid the flood of glucose into the bloodstream that results from eating carbohydrates.

Published studies show that transglucosidase limits the amount of sugar released from starch, especially in the critical after-meal period. It does this by converting dietary starch into a beneficial indigestible prebiotic fiber.5 Transglucosidase has been demonstrated in humans to reduce the level of rapidly digested starch in a carbohydrate food item by 31%.7 This helps maintain healthy blood glucose, cholesterol, and insulin levels for those whose levels are already in the normal range.8-11

Each vegetarian capsule of the new GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase contains a full 450,000 TG (transglucosidase activity units) of transglucosidase. Just one capsule taken with starch-containing meals helps limit the release of sugar from starch. Those who consume a low-starch diet may need to take only one GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase capsule daily with their starch-containing meal.

References
1. Available at: www.myhealthnewsdaily.com/3759-soda-type-2-diabetes-risk.html . Accessed April 30, 2013.
2. Am J Clin Nutr. 1998 Jun;67(6):1186-96.
3. Am J Clin Nutr. 2001 Feb;73(2):177-89.
4. Am J Clin Nutr. 1997 Nov;66(5):1264-76.
5. J Clin Biochem Nutr. 2007 Nov;41(3):191-6.
6. Vet Res Commun. 2010 Feb;34(2):161-72.
7. J Agric Food Chem. 2007 May 30;55(11):4540-7.
8. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012 Jul;18 Suppl 4:50-3.
9. Acta Cir Bras. 2012 Mar;27(3):279-82.
10. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jan;16(1):20-7.
11. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2012 Dec;41(4):843-54.
Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule

Servings Per Container 60

Amount Per Serving

Transglucosidase (from Aspergillus niger)

450,000 TG†

Other ingredients: maltodextrin, vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, medium chain triglycerides (coconut).

Contains soybeans. Contains tree nuts (coconut).

Transglucosidase activity units

Dosage and Use
  • Take one capsule once or twice daily with the heaviest starch-containing meals, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Caution

If you are taking blood glucose lowering medication, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.

Warnings

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Life ExtensionGlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules
 
3.5

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (1)

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60%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Simple to take (10)
  • Easy to swallow (8)
  • Easy on stomach (7)
  • Effective (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (5)
    • Supplement A meal (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Health conscious (9)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    product works

    measured +/- pill with identical meal situations and found blood glucose well controlled by taking pill at meal start [ measured blood glucose every 30 minutes for 2 hours ]

    measured +/- pill with identical meal situations and found blood glucose well controlled by taking pill at meal start [ measured blood glucose every 30 minutes for 2 hours ]

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Big time bloating

    I took 1-2 caps with any starchy meal. Bloat and constipation after 3 days. I continued on hoping for a reversal.... no such luck.

    I took 1-2 caps with any starchy meal. Bloat and constipation after 3 days. I continued on hoping for a reversal.... no such luck.

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    5.0

    Great for high carb meals

    By Tom

    from Chicago

    About Me Health Conscious

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    Pros

    • Easy on Stomach
    • Easy To Swallow
    • Effective
    • Simple To Take

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Supplement A Meal

      Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

      I use this before high carb meal & it definitely keeps me from getting that low sugar feeling.

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      1.0

      No benefit for me after 30 days

      By Dyasee

      from Washington DC

      About Me Health Conscious

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Simple To Take

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

        Noticed no effect whatsoever

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        5.0

        Love this product

        By Dally

        from Ft Lauderdale, FL

        About Me Health Conscious

        Pros

        • Easy on Stomach
        • Easy To Swallow
        • Effective
        • Simple To Take

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Add With Meal
          • Daily Use
          • Supplement A Meal

          Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

          I have been taking this product for approximately 6 months and it is wonderful. If I eat starch foods, deserts, etc. usually I take from 2-3 capsules with that meal. I didn't expected to loss weight but I did. My weight is 113 lb. My concern was really being able to control my sugar.
          Now my sugar in the morning is 85-89. Thank you Life Extension for such a wonderful product.

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          1.0

          No change on FBS

          By NAF

          from Fort myers

          About Me Health Conscious

          Pros

          • Simple To Take

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

            Took this product for over two months with no alteration on fasting sugar. And I did watched my sugar intake.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            It has seemed to help

            By Katie

            from Auburn, CA

            About Me Health Conscious

            Pros

            • Easy on Stomach
            • Easy To Swallow
            • Effective
            • Simple To Take

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

              I have been taking this before every meal and am on my 3rd or 4th bottle. My A1C has gone down 3 points, from 6.5 to 6.2

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Excellent product

              By Tradergirl

              from Santa Fe NM

              About Me Health Conscious

              Pros

              • Easy on Stomach
              • Easy To Swallow
              • Effective
              • Simple To Take

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Men
                • Women

                Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

                I use this so that I can consume some grain products in connection with a low carb/low calorie diet. It does what it says it does. I'm very pleased. Have been using it 4 months.

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                (0 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                glycemic pro

                By J Bee

                from new orleans la

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Acts As Diuretic

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

                    plan on returning product

                    Comment on this review

                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    You Are What You Eat Minus Your Excrete

                    By Number One Retail Customer of LE

                    from Lauderdale by the Sea, Fl

                    About Me Health Conscious

                    See all my reviews

                    Pros

                    • Easy on Stomach
                    • Easy To Swallow
                    • Effective
                    • Simple To Take

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Men
                      • Older People
                      • Supplement A Meal
                      • Women

                      Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

                      May be involved with high glycemic "good for you" even organic pasta, sprouted bread. carrots, brown rice, etc into fiber. I think it increased the quantiy and quality of my fecal waste after meals.

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                      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      GYLCEMICPRO WONDERFUL

                      By Bob

                      from LAS VEGAS Nevada

                      About Me First Time User

                      Pros

                      • Easy on Stomach
                      • Easy To Swallow
                      • Effective
                      • Simple To Take

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

                          So glad you invented it!

                          Comment on this review

                          (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          product works

                          By Derf

                          from Eugene Oregon

                          About Me Health Conscious

                          Pros

                          • Easy on Stomach
                          • Easy To Swallow
                          • Effective
                          • Simple To Take

                          Cons

                          • Must Take At Meal Start

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily Use

                          Comments about Life Extension GlycemicPro™ Transglucosidase, 60 vegetarian capsules:

                          measured +/- pill with identical meal situations and found blood glucose well controlled by taking pill at meal start [ measured blood glucose every 30 minutes for 2 hours ]

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