Corvalen 9.9 oz (280 g) by Douglas Labs
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Corvalen M D-ribose is a natural pentose sugar that is designed for the support of cardiovascular health, fatigue, energy production, and mitochondrial function. This slightly sweet d-ribose powder is rapidly dissolved and readily absorbed into the body.
Corvalen contains pure D-ribose, a safe and clinically researched ingredient that supports the natural way our bodies produce adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the energy currency of the cell. Ribose is the vital structural backbone of critical cellular compounds called purines and pyrimidines. Our bodies must have an adequate supply of purines and pyrimidines to form major cellular constituents such as our genetic material (DNA and RNA), numerous cofactors, certain vitamins, and, importantly, adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Ribose is the starting point for the synthesis of these fundamental cellular compounds, and the availability of ribose determines the rate at which they can be made by our cells and tissues.
D-ribose is a structural component of DNA, RNA, ATP, GTP, flavins (FAD, riboflavin) and other important nucleotides found in all living cells. Ribose is formed naturally via the pentose phosphate pathway. This pathway is slow and rate-limited in cardiac and skeletal muscle due to an inherently low concentration (lack of expression) of the enzymes, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase and 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase. The product of this pathway is ribose-5-phosphate, which in turn is converted to 5-phosphoribosyl-1pyrophosphate (PRPP), the primary driver in the synthesis and salvage of purine nucleotides. No other compound can be used by the body for this metabolic purpose. Purine nucleotides (ATP and its precursors) lost due to ischemia, hypoxia, or genetic predispositions are replaced via the purine nucleotide pathway. This pathway is rate limited by the availability of ribose in tissue. Administration of exogenous ribose bypasses the rate-limiting steps in the pentose phosphate pathway, resulting in a significant acceleration of PRPP.
Renewed concentration of ATP is accompanied by an increased energy potential in the cell, also known as the “energy charge.” Cardiac and skeletal muscle functions (i.e. contraction, cell wall maintenance, relaxation, polarization of the cell membrane) each require a different, quantifiable energy charge to drive or provide allosteric regulation for each function. Restoration of cellular energy charge restores function consistent with the degree of energy charge restored. D-ribose is indicated for sports and fitness activities because it helps to reduce the loss of energy during stress and accelerate energy and tissue/muscle recovery. Endurance athletes and strength training athletes will both benefit from the effects of supplemental D-ribose.
Suggested Use: 1 scoop (2 teaspoons) is equivalent to 5 grams. Normal dosage is 5 grams D-Ribose taken two times a day with the morning and evening meals. A third dose may be added at midday as needed, or as directed by your healthcare professional. Continued use is required to maintain the benefits of Corvalen.
| SUPPLEMENT FACTS |
Serving size: 5 g (1 scoop or 2 teaspoons)
Servings per Container: 56
| ||Amount |
| % Daily Value|
|Calories ||20 |
|Total Carbohydrate ||5 g ||2%|
| Sugars ||5 g |
|D-Ribose ||5 g ||*|
|* Daily Value Not Established|
|Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
Other Ingredients: None.
This product contains NO salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, dairy products, artificial flavoring or colors, preservatives or ingredients of animal origin.
Warning: Insulin-dependent diabetics and pregnant women should consult their healthcare professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. For optimal storage conditions, store in a cool, dry place.
9.9 oz (280 g)
Product ID: DL03697
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