benaGene™

AOR08137

Advanced cellular health*

  • Supports a healthy metabolism
  • Helps maintain energy and stamina levels
  • Stimulates more than 350 genes that promote healthy cells
Gluten Free
Non-GMO
Soy Free
Vegan

$39.97 / month with a 15-day free trial

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For many adults, a low-calorie diet is the chosen method for weight management, staying fit, and maintaining health. By definition, a low-calorie diet (also known as ‘caloric restriction’) is when a person limits their daily calorie intake while still getting a sufficient amount of vitamins, minerals, and other important nutrients.

benaGene™ is a supplement that contains oxaloacetate, a substance that helps generate energy without substantially increasing the daily calorie intake. This formula promotes the genes that favor youthful, healthy cells, and is believed to help balance blood sugar. It contains a stabilized form of oxaloacetic acid, which is the world’s first compound to maximize the Krebs’ cycle, the process by which the body uses stored energy. benaGeneTM is a perfect partner for resveratrol supplementation.

benaGene™ increases conversion of the cellular factor of NADH to its oxidized form, NAD. NAD is a niacin-derived coenzyme that is present in all living cells and is critical to the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the body’s source of immediate energy. In short, NAD helps increase cellular energy and stimulates beneficial genes; NADH inhibits them.

AOR Advantage

Through a process that is similar to intermittent fasting, benaGene™ mimics a low-calorie diet, resulting in up to 98% of the changes in the genetic expression of over 350 genes. By doing so, AOR’s benaGene™ helps to slow down the creation and storage of fat, which in turn promotes vitality and healthy aging.

Discussion

benaGene™ with thermally stabilized oxaloacetate or 3-carboxy-3-oxopropanoic acid, a key intermediate in the Kreb’s Cycle which is involved in cellular energy production.*

Guarantees

AOR™ guarantees that all ingredients have been declared on the label. Made without wheat, gluten, nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, sulfites, mustard, soy, dairy, eggs, fish, shellfish or any animal byproduct.

Directions

Take one capsule daily with food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.

Cautions

Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner if you have a medical condition, or are taking any medication. Keep out of reach of children. For adult use only. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have diabetes.

Disclaimer

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Serving Size: 1 Capsule / Servings Per Container: 14
Per Capsule
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)
100 mg
111%
Oxaloacetate
100 mg

† Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: organic rice hull.

Capsule: hypromellose and purified water.

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