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Protandim and TrueScience

Protandim® is a proprietary blend of Milk Thistle Extract containing 80% silymarin, Bacopa Extract containing 45% bacosides, Ashwagandha root powder, Green Tea Extract containing 98% polyphenols, Tumeric Extract containing 95% curcumin.


TrueScience Anti-Aging Creme® is formulated to the highest standards based on the latest scientific research, delivers Protandim to the deepest layers of the skin. TrueScience renews skin cells, reduces the appearance of fine lines, regenerates, hydrates and protects skin.

Formulator: Dr. Joe McCord, PhD

  • Professor of Medicine; Professor Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Genetics; Professor Microbiology & Immunology, University of Colorado Denver; Head, Division of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Webb-Waring Institute
  • Winner of the Elliott Cresson Medal for discovering the biology of free radical reactions in living organisms
  • Co-discoverer of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase, and named Father of Free Radical Biology

Protandim is protected by four U.S. Patents

  • 1st Patent # 7,241,461 – July, 2007
Compositions for alleviating inflammation and oxidative stress in a mammal.

  • 2nd Patent # 7,384,655 – June, 2008
Preparation of compositions to alleviate inflammation and oxidative stress in a mammal.

  • 3rd Patent # 7,579,026 – August, 2009
Methods for enhancing antioxidant enzyme activity and reducing C-reactive protein levels.
(Note: C-reactive proteins are considered indicators of the amount of inflammation present in the body. Elevated levels of C-reactive proteins are considered risk factors for hypertension, heart disease, diabetes and other diseases.)

  • 4th Patent # 7,923,045 – April, 2011
Compositions for alleviating inflammation and oxidative stress in a mammal.

Topics under investigation or in planning stages deal with the alleviation of oxidative stress under the following conditions:

  • Inflammation
  • Altitude sickness & Vertigo
  • Photoaging of the skin
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Heart disease
  • Periodontal disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Optic neuropathy
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Renal failure
  • Non-alcoholic & Alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • HIV/AIDS-associated lipodystrophy
  • Asthma