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“Maypro uses a patented fermentation and enzymatic process to release two key tripeptides, Valyl-Prolyl-Proline (VPP) and Isoleucyl-Prolyl-Proline (IPP) from the milk protein casein,” noted Dan Lifton, president of Proprietary Branded Ingredients for Purchase, New York-based ingredient supplier, Maypro.

“These tripeptides inhibit the action of a specific enzyme that constricts blood vessels. By limiting this constriction, AmealPeptide causes significantly lower blood pressure. Over 30 studies have demonstrated this ability,” Lifton added.

“To illustrate AmealPeptide’s clinical efficacy, a 2005 clinical study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, 131 volunteers with SBP above 140 mmHg, aged 30 to 57 received various doses of AmealPeptide,” Lifton explained. “The maximum reduction of SBP was 10.1 mmHg after six weeks. A 2011 study from Journal of Medicinal Food showed a reduction of SBP of 10.4 mmHg after four weeks. Another study from 2011, published in Atherosclerosis, looked at 70 patients aged 50-69 with untreated stage I hypertension that received 3.4 mg of VPP plus IPP for eight weeks. In the active group, SBP was reduced by as much as 11 mmHg.”

“The results of the recent NIH study,” noted Lifton, “advocate a new systolic blood pressure goal (120 mmHg), compared to the conventional target of 140 mmHg. With the extent of clinical substantiation that other supplements may not have, AmealPeptide could help achieve this new goal. This study is also significant because for those who would like to make a change to meet this new goal, they can avoid taking pharmaceutical drug treatment for their heart health related issues by using AmealPeptide as a natural alternative.”

“Furthermore, AmealPeptide is FDA GRAS (U.S. Food and Drug Administration generally recognized as safe) for inclusion in food, beverages and dietary supplements in the U.S. and is FOSHU-certified by the Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan—AmealPeptide is offered in powder, liquid, capsule, tablet and bar form and has applications in food, beverage, and nutritional supplements.”