A single vegetarian capsule of Optimized Fucoidan with Maritech® 926 by Life Extension provides 88.5 mg of standardized Undaria pinnatifida extract, equaling the amount of fucoidan typically consumed daily in the traditional Japanese diet.
In recent years, scientific interest has intensified around fucoidan, a little-known molecule found primarily in edible seaweeds native to the Japanese diet. Nearly 900 published studies indicate its power to promote healthy immune function, cell-to-cell communication, and tissue maintenance.137,138
Many experts now believe fucoidan is one of the key nutrients responsible for the exceptionally long, healthy lives enjoyed in Okinawa, Japan...which for decades boasted the world's highest concentration of centenarians (individuals at least a century old).139-143 Maritech® 926 fucoidan is sourced from hand-harvested, wild seaweed from the pristine ocean waters of Patagonia. A cutting-edge water extraction process ensures fucoidan's delicate molecular structure is delivered intact, to provide the critical nutritional benefit of Undaria pinnatifida, the species of seaweed used in a majority of scientific fucoidan studies. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual results may vary.