Cardioace® Plus combines the comprehensive multinutrient formula of the original Cardioace®, with 1.3g of Plant Sterols and Cardiol, a proprietary botanical complex containing Lycopene from tomatoes, ALA (Alpha Lipoic Acid) and Resveratrol (Red grape skin flavonoids). It is designed to be the most comprehensive, research-based nutritional supplement, with specific nutrients such as thiamin (vit. B1), which contributes to the normal function of the heart. Cardioace® Plus formula helps safeguard levels of nutrients vital to heart health and which help to maintain normal cholesterol levels. It has been developed using premium 'Licaps® technology' for stability and performance.
Cardioace® Plus contains the latest nutrients researched by scientists which contribute to the normal function of the heart.
1.3g of plant sterols included in Cardioace® Plus
The Cardioace® Plus formulation includes 1.3g of Plant Sterols. The latest scientific research indicates that these Plant Sterols contribute to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels¹.
The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of at least 0.8 g of Plant Sterols.
Resveratrol included in Cardioace® Plus formulation
Cardioace® Plus contains a natural compound called Resveratrol, a phytochemical found in red grape skins which may be partly responsible for the health benefit attributed to red wine. Resveratrol may contribute to cardiovascular health.
Omega-3 fish oils included in Cardioace® Plus
The Cardioace® Plus formulation includes omega-3 fish oil, a rich source of EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) and DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid). DHA & EPA contribute to the normal function of the heart².
The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 250 mg of EPA and DHA.
Cardioace® Plus formulation includes powerful antioxidants.
Antioxidants like zinc, selenium, vitamins E and C contribute to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Garlic is one of the most widely used and oldest botanicals. Cardioace® Plus provides Garlic Extract which contributes to normal circulation.
As well as thiamin (vit. B1) which contributes to the normal function of the heart, vitamins B6, B12 and folic acid contribute to normal homocysteine metabolism. Analysis has revealed that high levels of homocysteine are a strong independent factor in heart health , accounting for as much as 10% of the combined influence of all known factors in heart health³. Vitamin B12 and folic acid also contribute to normal red blood cell formation.
Cardioace® Plus with 'Licaps technology'
Cardioace® Plus are formulated using the advanced Licaps technology that offers: Enchanced bioavailability (fast acting) Enchanced shelf life No added plasticizers Limits unwanted oxidation during the capsulation process Capsules are clean and pure with no artificial ingredients Taste-masking no fishy aftertaste from the Omega-oil content
Cardioace® is available in the UK from larger Boots, Superdrug, Tesco, Waitrose, supermarkets, pharmacies and health food stores. Alternatively you can order online here.
Cardioace® Plus Formula
|Nutritional Information||Average per 3 capsules||% EC NRV*|
|Lycopene Extract 6%||12mg||—|
|Alpha Lipoic Acid||45mg||—|
|Resveratrol (Grape Skin Flavonoids)||20mg||—|
|Omega-3 Fish Oil||500 mg providing 300mg EPA/DHA||—|
|Vitamin D (as D3 400 IU)||10 µg||200|
|Vitamin E||50 mg α-TE||417|
|Vitamin C||60 mg||75|
|Thiamin (Vitamin B1)||10 mg||909|
|Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)||1.6 mg||114|
|Niacin (Vitamin B3)||24 mg NE||150|
|Vitamin B6||10 mg||714|
|Folic Acid||400 µg||200|
|Vitamin B12||20 µg||800|
|Natural Mixed Carotenoids||3 mg||—|
|Garlic Extract||100 mg||—|
| *NRV = Nutrient Reference Value, µg = microgram
mg = milligram, IU = International Units.
|Phytosterol esters, Omega-3 Fish Oil (from Fish), Capsule Shell (Pharmaceutical Grade Gelatin and Natural Source Colours [Titanium Dioxide, Red Iron Oxide]), Vitamin E (DL-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), L-Carnitine Tartrate, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin [Carriers: Trisodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Maltodextrin]), Lecithin (from Soya), Zinc Sulphate, Niacin (as Nicotinamide), Garlic Extract, Grape Skin Extract, Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine HCl), Thiamin (Vitamin B1 Mononitrate), Co-Enzyme Q10, Tomato Extract, Natural Mixed Carotenoids (Carrier: Olive Oil, Betacarotene, Alphacarotene, Cryptoxanthin, Zeaxanthin, Lutein), Copper Sulphate, Riboflavin, Manganese Sulphate, Folic Acid (as Pteroylmonoglutamic Acid), Chromium Trichloride, Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol [Carriers: Medium Chain Triglycerides, Antioxidant: DL-alpha Tocopherol]), Sodium Selenate. Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.|
TWO OR THREE CAPSULES PER DAY WITH YOUR MAIN MEAL. Swallow with water or a cold drink. Not to be chewed. Do not exceed recommended intake. To be taken on a full stomach. A regular intake is recommended. A general vitamin and mineral supplement is not required in addition to Cardioace®.
Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
|A proprietary botanical complex including:
· Plant Sterols 1.3g (Per three capsules)
· Vitamin B1
· Lycopene from tomato extract
· Omega-3 essential fatty acids
· ALA (Alpha Lipoic Acid)
· Resveratrol (Grape Skin Flavonoids)
As with other food supplements, seek professional
advice before using if you are under medical
supervision or suffer from food allergies.
Cardioace® Plus FAQ
Cardioace® Plus has been scientifically developed on the basis of extensive worldwide research to safeguard your diet and with specific nutrients such as thiamin (vit. B1), Garlic Extract and Plant Sterols, which contribute to the normal function of the heart, normal circulation and normal blood cholesterol levels respectively. Whilst most people know that stopping smoking and regular exercise are essential to health, other simple measures can also help you maintain normal heart function. Numerous scientific studies have implicated dietary factors in the body's maintenance of normal heart function, normal circulation and normal blood cholesterol levels.
Cardioace® Plus combines the special ingredients of Cardioace® original, plus new advanced ingredients such as 1.3g plant sterols (per 3 capsules), resveratrol, Co Q10 and Lycopene.[Top]
Cardioace® Plus is recommended for both men and women as a nutritional safeguard to help maintain all round health as well as providing specific nutrients such as thiamine (vit. B1) which contributes to the normal function of the heart and & Garlic Extract which contributes to normal circulation. Cardioace® Plus may also be suitable for use by those who have a special interest in looking after their heart. [Top]
We do not make such a claim. Cholesterol levels are affected by many factors, both genetic and dietary. Cardioace® Plus contains a combination of synergistic nutrients such as 1.3g of Plant Sterols that contribute to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels . Alongside Cardioace®, eating a healthy, low fat balanced diet, can help to maintain normal cholesterol levels.
The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of at least 0.8 g of Plant Sterols. [Top]
Generally, Cardioace® Plus may be used alongside medications because it contains only moderate levels of vitamins and minerals, and is free from any drugs and hormones, however for specific advice on taking Cardioace® with prescribed medication, we recommend you should contact your doctor or pharmacist first.
Always read the product directions before use. Do not exceed the recommended intake. As with other food supplements seek professional advice before using if you suffer from food allergies, and consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition (e.g. diabetes, epilepsy, hyperthyroidism), or if on medication. Vitamin supplements are not intended to treat or prevent any disease. Food supplements must not replace a balanced and varied diet, and a healthy lifestyle. [Top]
Cardioace® Plus contains 60 special premium Licaps capsules per pack. [Top]
Two to three capsules per day are recommended with or immediately after your main meal, with water or a cold drink. Cardioace® Plus capsules should not be chewed. Three capsules per day are ideally recommended, especially during the first months of use. Do not exceed the recommended intake. Taking the capsule with a large meal maximises the absorption of the nutrients, and can reduce the chance of mild nausea, which is sometimes experienced if multivitamins are taken on an empty stomach. Always ensure that Cardioace® Plus is taken with plenty of liquid to wash the capsule down, and not hot drinks like tea or coffee as this may cause the capsule to disintegrate too early. [Top]
Cardioace® Plus has no known side effects when taken as directed. Do not exceed the recommended capsule intake. In case of overdose, seek medical advice immediately. Cardioace® incorporates a natural orange oil OdourMask™ and is made with the advanced Licaps technology to help prevent any garlic, fish oil odour, or after taste. [Top]
Cardioace® Plus contains the following active ingredients per three capsules: Plant Sterol Esters (including Beta Sitosterol and Beta Sitostanol) 1.3g, L-Carnitine Tartrate 60mg, Co Q10 15mg, Lycopene Extract 12mg, Alpha Lipoic Acid 45mg, Grape Skin Flavonoids 5% 20 mg, Omega-3 fish oil (providing EPA 30% ) 500 mg, providing 300mg EPA/DHA; Vitamin D3 10 mcg; Vitamin E (natural source) 50 mg; Vitamin C 60 mg; Vitamin B1 10 mg, Vitamin B2 1.6 mg; Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 24mg, Vitamin B6 10 mg; Folic acid 400 mcg; Vitamin B12 20 mcg; Zinc 10 mg; Manganese 0.5 mg; Copper 1 mg; Chromium 100 mcg; Selenium 100 mcg; Natural Mixed Carotenoids 3 mg; Garlic Extract 100 mg; Lecithin 40 mg. Cardioace® Plus is free from artificial colourings, gluten, preservatives, starch, sugar, and yeast. Cardioace® Plus has not been tested on animals. For maximum purity, the fish oil in Cardioace® has been selected from a clean deep-sea environment. [Top]
We would expect the beneficial effects of the nutrients in Cardioace® Plus to build over several months. There is no maximum length of time over which Cardioace® Plus may be used. A regular intake is recommended.[Top]
Calcium and magnesium are essential minerals, which also play a role in normal muscle function including the heart muscle. However they are not included in the Cardioace® Plus formula, since it is not possible to include the right amount within the capsules. Rather than including just a token amount of calcium and magnesium, Cardioace® Plus has therefore been designed so that it can be used with Vitabiotics' Osteocare® tablets or liquid. [Top]
Difficulty in swallowing tablets is quite a common experience. Vitabiotics have researched this extensively, trying different methods, and hope that our tips will help you swallow tablets with ease.
The usual advice for those who have difficulty in swallowing tablets, is to break the tablets into 2-3 pieces, before swallowing with plenty of liquid. For capsules (which contain liquid), and in cases where people have more difficulty in swallowing tablets we recommend after chewing some food (e.g. banana), just before you swallow, pop the tablet into your mouth and swallow it together with the chewed food, followed by some liquid. The throat opens up wider automatically to swallow the chewed food and hence the tablet should go down with greater ease. Alternatively the tablets or capsules may be swallowed with thicker liquids such as yoghurts or smoothies. We hope these tips are of help.[Top]
Certain vitamins are very safe at levels tens or even hundreds of times the RDA, whereas for others the safety level is much closer to the RDA. For this reason every vitamin and mineral needs to considered on an individual basis in terms of its upper safe level.
The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) is the amount of a vitamin or mineral which has been calculated to help prevent basic deficiency states in the general population. However, certain vitamins and minerals at optimal levels, above the RDA, have consistently been shown to have positive benefits in specific areas of health. This is why some Vitabiotics formulas have certain nutrient levels greater than 100% RDA.
All Vitabiotics products has been developed using the latest research and contain effective levels of vitamins and minerals, while avoiding any excessive amounts, in accordance with official upper safe limits for vitamins and minerals.
Vitabiotics avoids 'mega dose’ levels of isolated nutrients and instead we have always stressed the importance of safe, moderate and sensible levels of vitamins and minerals, carefully balanced to maximise their combined effect; an approach which has been supported by many experts and researchers over the years.[Top]
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