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The claims we make for SKIPS SUPERFOOD MATRIX DELIVERY SYSTEM nutritional supplements are fully backed up and supported by world class scientific studies. It is our responsibility and our pleasure to publish a few of them here for those readers whose interest has been piqued.
Human Studies Performed
with summaries of results
Comparative bioavailability to humans of ascorbic acid alone or in a citrus extract.
J.A. Vinson and P. Bose.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 48, 3. 601-604. 1988.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Vitamin C was found to be 35% more absorbed than the isolate ascorbic acid. Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Vitamin C was also found to be better retained within the body than ascorbic acid, as demonstrated by lower excretion in the urine.
In vitro and in vivo reduction of erythrocyte sorbitol by ascorbic acid.
J.A. Vinson, M.E. Staretz, P. Bose, H.M. Kassm, and B.S. Basalyga.
Diabetes 38, 8. 1036-1041. 1989.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Vitamin C was found to be effective in reducing sorbitol levels in erythrocytes, with a lower level of variation between subjects than in the isolated ascorbic acid group.
Lowering erythrocyte sorbitol levels is a useful measure in reducing diabetic side effects.
In vitro and in vivo lipoprotein antioxidant effect of a citrus extract and ascorbic acid on normal and hypercholesterolemic human subjects.
J.A. Vinson and J. Jang
Journal of Medicinal Food, 4, 3. 187-192. 2001
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Vitamin C significantly lowered triglycerides levels, where as neither isolated vitamin C nor vitamin E did. The synergism between vitamin C and its associated food components in citrus is highlighted.
Increased triglyceride levels are implicated with increased risk of heart disease.
Comparison of different forms of calcium on blood pressure of normotensive young males.
J.A. Vinson, T. Mazur and P. Bose.
Nutrition Reports International, 36, 3. 497-505. 1987.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Calcium brought about an 8.2% decrease in diastolic blood pressure after 7 weeks’ supplementation, whereas calcium gluconate brought about no significant change. Additionally, all subjects in the calcium gluconate group complained of gastrointestinal distress, which did not happen in the Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Calcium group.
The effect of a high chromium yeast on the blood glucose control and blood lipids of normal and diabetic human subjects.
J.A. Vinson and P. Bose.
Nutritional Reports International, 30, 4. 1984.
After 6 months of supplementation with Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Chromium, all hyperglycaemic subjects had improved blood glucose control. The average improvement was 57%.
Comparative effect of various forms of chromium on serum glucose: An assay for biologically active chromium.
J.A. Vinson and K.H. Hsaio.
Nutritional Reports International, 32, 1. 1985.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Chromium reduced serum glucose by 16.8%, compared to only 6% with chromium chloride and 5.7% with brewer’s yeast. Serum glucose reduction is considered a useful measure for the biological activity of chromium.
The Gastrointestinal System- An Essential Target Organ of the Athlete’s Health and physical Performance.
Berg. A., Müller, H., et al.
Exercise Immunology Review, 1999; 5: 78-95
Nutritional support for mucosal immunity in highly trained but chronically stressed athletes is specifically needed.
Intake of a Probiotic food supplement changes fecal mircoflora and exercise-induced NK-cell decrease in endurance athletes.
Müller, M., Rathmann, S., et al.
Dept. Rahabilitation, Prevention and Sports Medicine, Freiburg, Germany.
Probiotics positively influenced stress induced immune response with regard to athletes
Probiotics in primary prevention of atopic disease: a randomized placebo-controlled trial.
Kalliomäki, M., Salminen, S., et al.
Lancet, 2001; 357: 1076-1079
Gut microflora might be a hitherto unexplored source of natural immunomodulators and Probiotics, for prevention of atopic disease.
Comparative human bioavailability of zinc.
Nutrient Availability, Chemical and Biological Aspects. Royal Society of Chemistry. 1989
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Zinc was found to be 75% more absorbed than zinc sulphate and 58% more absorbed than zinc gluconate. In addition the Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Zinc was absorbed over a longer time period – a natural ‘time release’.
Effect of Vitamin A, E and a Citrus Extract on in vitro and in vivo Lipid Peroxidation.
J.A. Vinson and C. Hsu.
Medical Science Research 20, 145-146. 1992.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System vitamins E and C were found to be effective antioxidants.
Effects of vitamin antioxidant supplementation on cell kinetics of patients with adenomatous polyps.
R.J. Cahill, K.R. O’Sullivan, P.M. Mathias, S. Beattie, H. Hamilton and C. O’Morain.
Gut, 34. 963-967. 1993. (TCD)
Colonic crypt cell proliferation is an indicator for colon cancer risk. Subjects with abnormal proliferation were given Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Vitamin C, resulting in their cell proliferation being reduced to the base levels seen in age and sex matched control (normal colon) subjects.
Cell kinetic effects of selenium and Vitamin C in subjects with adenomatous polyps: 1 year follow up study.
R.J. Cahill, K. O’Sullivan, S. Beattie, H. Hamilton and C. O’Morain.
Irish Journal of Medical Science, 162:7. p285. 1993.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Vitamin C and Selenium were both found to reduce colonic crypt cell proliferation.
Inhibition of protein glycation and advanced glycation end product by ascorbic acid and other vitamins and nutrients.
J.A. Vinson and T.B. Howard III.
Nutritional Biochemistry 7, 659-663. 1996.
Serum protein glycation was reduced by an average of 46.8% after 4 weeks’ supplementation with Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Vitamin C. Protein glycation is a significant mechanism behind the development of diabetic complications.
Citrus extract and human lipids.
J.A. Vinson. 1988.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Vitamin C resulted in a 20% reduction in cholesterol and a 70% reduction in HDL after 2 months of supplementation.
Human supplementation with different forms of vitamin C.
J.A. Vinson. 1991.
Compared to ascorbic acid, Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Vitamin C brought about a 54.5% greater increase in plasma ascorbate and 74.4% greater increase in red blood cell ascorbate.
Comparison of different forms of calcium on blood pressure in human subjects.
J.A. Vinson. 1983.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Calcium was effective at lower doses than calcium gluconate in reducing diastolic blood pressure.
Comparison of calcium absorption.
J.A. Vinson. 1986.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Calcium was found to be better absorbed than either calcium carbonate or calcium gluconate.
Human skin absorption of copper yeast .
J.A. Vinson. 1988.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Copper was well absorbed across the skin compared with a placebo ointment.
Comparative human bioavailability of copper.
J.A. Vinson. 1986.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Copper was 44% better absorbed than copper sulphate and 43% better absorbed than copper gluconate.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Copper was also absorbed more slowly – a natural ‘time release’.
Human skin absorption of iron yeast.
J.A. Vinson. 1988.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Iron was well absorbed across the skin compared with a placebo ointment.
Bioavailability of magnesium .
J. A Vinson. 1981.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Magnesium was significantly better absorbed than either magnesium oxide or magnesium glycinate.
Selenium ointment absorption study .
J. A Vinson.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Selenium was well absorbed across the skin compared to a placebo ointment. This was also the most absorbed of all minerals tested this way.
Relative human bioavailability of sodium selenite and high selenium yeast .
J. A Vinson. 1987.
Skips Superfood Matrix Delivery System Selenium was 22% better absorbed than sodium selenite, and also remained in the blood for a longer period of time.