Rich Piana 5% Nutrition Liver & Organ Defender is a complete vital organ support formula that is effectively dosed to promote optimal health of the liver, heart, prostate, kidneys, and skin.
The aggressive supplement and nutrition choices that many bodybuilders and athletes choose to follow can heavily strain your liver and other internal organs. Liver & Organ Defender was designed to support your vital organs despite the extreme lifestyle habits of bodybuilders and athletes. Taking care of your health makes a lot of sense and with Liver and Organ Defender you can cover your needs whether you are on a cycle, post cycle or simply looking for daily overall health support.
The liver is about the same size as a football yet it’s actually the largest vital organ in the human body. Weighing in at just over 3lbs. it’s responsible for literally hundreds of chemical actions. Bodybuilders tend to put a lot of stress on their liver; much more than the average person. With a higher than normal protein intake and all the aggressive supplements bodybuilders typically use, the liver winds up working overtime to filter everything. If you want to live the bodybuilding lifestyle maintaining a healthy liver is critical to your success.
N-Acetyl Cysteine – 1,000 mg
NAC is the amino acid Cysteine with an acetyl group attached, which makes it more stable as well as more absorbable. So what does it do? NAC metabolizes into glutathione once it’s been digested by the body. Glutathione is a potent antioxidant, effectively scavenging free radicals and acting as a liver detoxifier that is very effective in promoting liver health by weakening the harmful effects of toxins and helping to remove heavy metals such as lead and mercury.(1)
Milk Thistle Powder – 600 mg
Milk Thistle is one of the most effective liver support ingredients on the market and has an extended history of use in traditional medicine. The active ingredient in Milk Thistle is known as Silymarin which has several health benefits.(2,3)
Twin Tiger– L-Glutathione – 30 mg
Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant that consists of the amino acids glutamine, glycine, and cysteine that binds and detoxifies toxins both in the liver and the body as a whole.(4) The combination of Milk Thistle and Glutathione is one of the things that sets Liver & Organ Defender apart from the competition because most products do not contain both.
The importance of a healthy heart goes without saying. After all, your heart is vitally responsible for pretty much everything that keeps your body alive -- ranging from oxygen transport to the proper function of your immune system. High cholesterol levels can be a side effect of the bodybuilding lifestyle while high blood pressure can be the result of rapid weight gain from the use of aggressive supplements. Taking steps to lower cholesterol as well as blood pressure in order to improve heart health leads to longevity in the sport and healthier, longer life.
Hawthorn Berry Powder 1,100 mg
Hawthorn Berry has a long history of use in traditional medicine as a natural heart remedy. The medicinal benefits of Hawthorn Berries are due to phytonutrients such as tannins, flavonoids, proanthocyanidins, and phenolic acids.(5,6)
Alpha-Lipoic Acid – 400 mg
ALA is an organic compound that’s made by the body mainly in the mitochondria. ALA is a potent antioxidant that can reduce oxidative stress which is related to heart disease. (7) Additionally, ALA can help lower cholesterol.
Garlic Extract – 300 mg
While very popular in recipes of all types, garlic has a long medicinal history as well. Many people think garlic may help in vascular health.(8,9)
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