Advanced Orthomolecular Research AOR, Advanced Series, benaGene, 30 Veggie Caps
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- Scientific Integrity • Innovative Research
- 30 Servings
- Dietary Supplement
- 100% Vegetarian
- GMP Manufacturing
- Independent Testing
- Quality Assured
Discussion: benaGene contains 3-carboxy-3-oxopropanoic acid, a key intermediate in the Kreb's Cycle which is involved in cellular energy production.
Take one capsule daily with food or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
Capsule; hypromellose, water, gellan gum, potassium acetate.
AOR guarantees that no ingredients not listed on the label have been added to the product. Contains no wheat, gluten, corn, nuts, soy, eggs, dairy, fish, shellfish or any animal byproduct.
Do not use if seal under cap is broken.
Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C||100 mg||167%|
|benaGene (3-carboxy-3-oxopropanoic acid)||100 mg||†|
|†Daily Value Not Established.|
Seems to help stabilise blood sugar levels and gives an ATP boost. The research is certainly very promising.
I read that a person would feel it in 6 days and the label said to watch for blood sugar effects, so I opted to take it at night. It took 7 days for me to be clear about the difference my body was feeling. Maybe it builds up as you take it... I had to stop for a day to get my bearings. I took it again the next day and within about 20 hours the feeling was very noticeable again. It certainly is potent. I could not imagine wanting to take more than 100mg in a day. If anything, the dose should be smaller. I'm 140lbs. I started taking this along with 1 tablespoon of MCT Oil so my experience may be the combined effect. The first thing I noticed was that my thinking had changed; similar to being on caffeine. Then after eating a large meal, I noticed I was not fatigued like I normally would be. But it went further than that: I felt like my blood sugar did not rise from the meal. My stomach felt full but I still felt hungry. I took the next day off from taking it, but the day after I went back on Benegene, I felt like I couldn't eat enough: My blood sugar felt low and no matter how much I ate, it would dip back down within the hour and I'd need to eat again. This went on for hours. It seems that my body doesn't want me to take a pill every day. 3 days on with 2 skipped days in between seems to work best for me. Update 10/2014: I've switched to taking it in the morning without the MCT Oil and am tolerating it much better. The MCT Oil was definitely playing a role. 1 tablespoon was too much to start with. I've decreased it to 1 teaspoon and I no longer feel abdominal discomfort.