Liposomal Encapsulation Technology consists of microscopic healthy fat particles that are made up of phospholipids along with vitamins and minerals. The composition and size of the liposomes are important to allow them to deliver small amounts of nutrients, vitamins, and bioactive compounds through the bloodstream down to the intracellular level.
Liposomes form a microscopic bubble made from layers of special types of molecules known as phospholipids. It is a membrane, very similar to the type of membrane that surrounds the cells within your body. This membrane contains and protects whatever substance is inside.
Many years ago, researchers discovered that these liposomes could be filled with therapeutic agents and nutrients. The membrane would hold in the substance while the supplement was ingested and would not release it until it had reached the appropriate tissues or body part.
This incredible technology works because of a natural phenomenon that actually makes life as we know it possible.
This is the natural behavior of phospholipids to form tiny bubbles under the right conditions. These small bubbles are called "liposomes" and they become automatically filled with the nutrients surrounding them when formed.
For example, when they are within a Vitamin C supplement solution they become filled to the brim with Vitamin C. These little bubbles of liposomal vitamin c stay intact until they are delivered directly to the right part of the body.
Several different healthy substances, such as vitamins, minerals, and other supplements can be encapsulated within these liposome membranes. They are designed not only to protect the nutritional supplement from degrading conditions within the environment but also to deliver the nutrients in a targeted manner to specific structures of the body.
These small liposomes filled with vitamins and minerals provide the perfect transport system for a number of reasons. They will initially disperse in the water or beverage and then quickly navigate through the digestive system. They don’t require any digestive activity as they will rapidly absorb into the small intestine and be transported by the bloodstream intact. They will be delivered directly to the cells that need it throughout the body.
The powerful and non-degraded vitamins and minerals will be absorbed and metabolized by the cells that need it, without the use of any fillers, binders, gelatin, sweeteners, dyes, capsule materials or flavorings that are commonly used in other supplements.
A number of highly experienced doctors and consultants have been involved in numerous tests and research about the effectiveness of liposomal encapsulation technology. With over 54,000 peer-reviewed published studies on liposomes, these breakthroughs have benefitted many fields.
In one study of 11 adults, the bioavailability of liposomal vitamin C was almost twice that of conventional tablets.
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