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  • Supports normal, healthy blood pressure levels with clinically proven MegaNatural® BP ™
  • Enhances blood vessal dialation with potent resVida® Reservatrol ™

* 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.

Supplement Facts

As a dietary supplement, take three capsules daily with food.

Serving Size 3 Capsules
Servings Per Container 30
Amount Per Serving % DV
Niacin 10.00 mg 50%
Blood Pressure Support Formula 0.00 **
Mega® -BP™ Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera) 300.00 mg **
Cutch Tree Wood and Bark Extract (Acacia catechu) Chinese Skullcap Root Extract (Scutellaria balcalensis) 62.50 mg **
L-Arginine 250.00 mg **
Healthy Circulation & Blood Vessel Support Blend 0.00 **
resVida® trans-Resveratol 30.00 mg **
L-Carnitine (as L-Carnitine L-Tartrate) 250.00 mg **
CoEnzyme Q-10 200.00 mg **
Antioxidant Support Complex: 0.00 **
Quercetin (as Quercetin Dihydrate) 100.00 mg **
Lutemax 2020™ Lutein 10.00 mg **
Lycopene 1.00 mg **
** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients: Cellulose, Gelatin, Titanium Dioxide (Natural Mineral Whitener), FD&C Blue #1

Distributed by: General Nutrition Center Pittsbugh, PA 15222

Health Notes

Eat Right to Ease Blood Pressure

Eat Right to Ease Blood Pressure
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Flavonoids seem to directly affect the blood vessels, causing them to relax

Sprinkling some blueberries on your morning cereal or mixing up a strawberry smoothie could go a long way towards preventing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Plant-derived compounds called flavonoids seem to be responsible for this effect, which is most pronounced in the under-60 crowd.

Flavonoids are the substances that impart rich colors to fruits and vegetables, and are well known for their antioxidant effects. They also seem to directly affect the blood vessels, causing them to relax.

Hypertension can increase the risk of heart and blood vessel disease, stroke, and kidney and eye problems. Getting older, being overweight, not getting enough exercise, and having a family history hypertension increase the odds of developing the condition.

Diet, the wonder drug

While medications are commonly prescribed to treat hypertension, the importance of diet on its development and treatment has been highlighted in many recent studies. Following the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet has yielded terrific results in some people living with high blood pressure. The DASH diet emphasizes eating plenty of fresh, brightly colored vegetables and fruit, and low-fat dairy products.

The new study combined the findings of the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) I and II and the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study (HPFS), using data from almost 157,000 men and women to see if there was a connection between eating flavonoids and developing hypertension over 14 years.

The amounts of different types of flavonoids eaten were estimated throughout the study using food frequency questionnaires. Results found:

  • People who ate the most of one type of flavonoid, called anthocyanins, had an 8% percent decrease in the risk of developing hypertension compared with those who had the least anthocyanins in their diet. In people under 60 years old, the reduction in risk was 12%.
  • Other flavonoids-apigenin, catechin, and epicatechin found in parsley and green tea-also reduced blood pressure in some people.

"These data reinforce the importance of dietary intervention strategies for blood pressure reduction before middle age," said the study's lead author, Aedin Cassidy, from the School of Medicine at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.

The brighter, the better

Anthocyanins are found in commonly eaten foods such as blueberries, cranberries, and strawberries, making them an easy addition to the diet. When you're planning your meals, try to get a full complement of colors on your plate throughout the day.

  • Toss some mixed berries into your pancake or muffin batter.
  • Enjoy a cup of green tea for a mid-morning pick-me-up. Ready to use powdered "tea sticks" are widely available and travel well in a reusable water bottle. Squeeze in some fresh lemon juice to jazz up the flavor and get the most out of the antioxidants in the tea.
  • Give a green smoothie a try. Blend a handful of greens (spinach, kale, and chard all mix easily) and a frozen banana with your choice of milk. This is one of the easiest ways to increase your fruit and veggie intake, and it tastes great, too.

(Am J Clin Nutr 2011;93:338-47)

Kimberly Beauchamp, ND, received her doctoral degree from Bastyr University, the nation's premier academic institution for science-based natural medicine. She co-founded South County Naturopaths in Wakefield, RI, where she practiced whole family care with an emphasis on nutritional counseling, herbal medicine, detoxification, and food allergy identification and treatment. Her blog, Eat Happy, helps take the drama out of healthy eating with real food recipes and nutrition news that you can use. Dr. Beauchamp is a regular contributor to Healthnotes Newswire.

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    5.0

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    By salva

    from Aimi Zhou,CA

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    Comments about GNC Preventive Nutrition® Healthy Blood Pressure:

    This is a good product. I like it.

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    5.0

    Excellent Product

    By twillson

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      Comments about GNC Preventive Nutrition® Healthy Blood Pressure:

      I had been looking for a natural product to replace the pharmaceutical medications I had been taking and their terrible side effects.This product works great and combined with excercise keeps my BP in a healthy range.Awesome ingredients and terrific value- you could practically spend as much for the Co-Q10 alone with some brands.Using my Gold card and taking advantage of occasional BOGO's and specials helps as well. Oh.. I have heart disease so controlling my BP is not optional for me. Great Product.

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      5.0

      Great ...but employee not knowledgeable

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      from Austin, Tx

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        Comments about GNC Preventive Nutrition® Healthy Blood Pressure:

        This is a great product. My blood pressure was 190/130 and got put on three meds. I beleive this product weened me down to one med. But the store employee told me that this is not effective. So I stop taking believing that other vitamins and diet were responsible for my recovery. Now, my blood pressure shot up to 170/110. And I'm now taking this again. Don't know how many months it will take to recover. But store employees shouldn't assume someone don't need something because they look healthy on the outside.

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          Comments about GNC Preventive Nutrition® Healthy Blood Pressure:

          My blood pressure used to be 140-160 systolic and 100-110 diastolic. I am only 29 years old and about 170lbs. I changed my diet and began exercising about 45 minutes a day 5-6 days a week for about 3 months. My blood pressure improved a bit, but still not within the normal range. I started taking the Megamen's One a Day, Flax Seed Oil, Fish Oil, Standardized Hawthorn Berry extract, and GNC Preventive Nutrition Healthy Blood Pressure. About a week and half in of taking those vitamins and supplements (still exercising) blood pressure is 115-125 systolic and 75-85 diastolic. So something works, hard to pin point what product did the most.

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          5.0

          It works!

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            Comments about GNC Preventive Nutrition® Healthy Blood Pressure:

            I take three times a day for mild high blood pressure. This product along with a few others from gnc have brought my blood pressure back to normal levels without prescription medication.

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