What is it?
As designed by Nature itself, SelectSIEVE® Bergamot has been isolated by 100% of bergamot juice through an eco-sustainable process based on soft conditions.
Bergamot juice, almost exclusively produced in Calabria (Italy), has always been used in folk medicine to reduce blood cholesterol and lipids.
What does it do?
SelectSIEVE® Bergamot is the highly concentrated flavonoids extract from Bergamot, whose functional juice is reported to be traditionally effective against hypercholesterolemia, dyslipidemia and hyperglycemia.
Subjects with border line values of “bad-cholesterol” or people suffering from dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome and hyperglycemia.
Mechanism of action
SelectSIEVE® Bergamot has a unique profile of flavonoids:
- Hesperetinreduces hepatic TG accumulation and TG-synthesis
- Naringeninand Hesperetindecrease assembly of lipoproteins by decreasing the complex ACAT activity
- NeoeriocitininhibitsLDL oxidation
- Naringin, Melitidinand Brutieridinselectively inhibit HMG-CoA reductase, responsible for the cholesterol biosynthesis, through a statin-like action.