Health :: Modified Citrus Pectin Powder

Modified citrus pectin (MCP) has been shown to inhibit cancer cell metastasis, lower cholesterol, and remove toxic metals from the body.

Modified citrus pectin (MCP) is a form of pectin that has been altered so that it can be more easily absorbed by the digestive tract.

Pectin is a carbohydrate found in most plants, and is particularly plentiful in fruits such as apples, grapefruits, and plums. ).

Pectin is commonly used as a gelling agent for canning foods. It is also used widely in the production of food and cosmetics and as an ingredient in some antidiarrhea medicines.

During the last decade, the modified form of pectin has been investigated for anticancer properties. Proponents claim that MCP slows or stops the growth of metastatic prostate cancer (prostate cancer that has spread) and melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer. Some also claim that a compound found in MCP strengthens the cancer cell-killing ability of T-cells (cells that also protect against viruses Citrus pectin is a plant fiber found in the white part of the rind of citrus fruits.

Citrus pectin has both cholesterol lowering properties and directly inhibits cholesterol from forming sticky plaque, clogging the walls of blood vessels. Like Beta-Sitosterol, it has the effects of decreasing cholesterol absorption and decreasing enzymatic cholesterol production in the liver.

The fact that citrus pectin also works at reducing plaque out in the blood vessels is an added bonus. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Cardiology showed citrus pectin supplementation significantly decreased blood cholesterol levels without altering patients diet or lifestyle. Even greater results may be expected with proper diet and lifestyle changes.

Each bottle contains seven ounces of Modified Citrus Pectin with potassium as a buffering agent.

Numerous studies indicate that MCP binds itself to toxins in the digestive tract and speeds their removal from the body. This special form of citrus pectin has been p-H modified to assure optimal absorption by your body.

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