Clinical trials have shown that NT Factor® can actually support the repair of damaged cell membranes - in effect reducing the cells' biological age and restoring mitochondrial ability to generate energy. This is true whether the reduced energy or fatigue is from an illness like ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia, a side effect of chemotherapy, or simply a result of aging and hectic lifestyles. Studies done with severely fatigued patients in each of these populations demonstrated that NT Factor can support reduction of fatigue levels by as much as 45 percent.(1-3)
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor by ProHealth provides 1350 mg per dose of this powerful supplement.
The Story Behind NT Factor
John Casey, president of Nutritional Therapeutics, Inc., was the driving force behind the development of NT Factor. Casey believed new diseases were emerging largely due to the changes in our food supply. He explained that in 1977 the Commission on Nutrition in the U.S. Congress set us up on a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet pathway which has had a destructive effect on human health. NT Factor was envisioned as a bridge between the healthier diet of old and today's modern diet. Casey found that the fundamental problem with the modern diet is that it leads to leaky-gut syndrome, candidiasis (yeast overgrowth), and other gastrointestinal problems, which in turn hinder the proper absorption and utilization of nutrients. In his search for a way to correct this problem, he looked to nature. Where in nature is this problem solved? In mother's milk, of course. So mother's milk became the blueprint for developing NT Factor.
An important component of mother's milk is phosphoglycolipids (also called glycophospholipids). Phosphoglycolipids are a special type of fat and they make up a significant portion of the structure of cell membranes. But those phosphoglycolipids need a hospitable environment in the stomach and GI tract in order to be utilized properly. So, in addition to being a rich source of phosphoglycolipids, NT Factor was also formulated to provide both:
- The friendly bacteria (bifido and lactobacillus bacterium) needed to keep the gastrointestinal tract functioning properly,
- And the growth media necessary to feed the good bacteria so they can colonize.
A Bonus Discovery
Although the initial goal was to correct the gastrointestinal problems caused by a less than ideal diet, researchers soon discovered another exciting benefit. They found that NT Factor also supports the repair of cell membranes - not just in the gastrointestinal tract, but throughout the whole body.(3)
How NT Factor Works
The NT Factor formulation is specially designed so that the phosphoglycolipids match the human cell membrane and are not digested but instead are able to get into the wall of the GI tract intact. Once there, they go to work repairing any damage in the cell membrane. As we get older or develop various illnesses, oxidative stress produces free radicals which destroy cell membrane, literally causing holes in our cells. The cell membrane is composed mainly of fats with some protein. When the phosphoglycolipids in NT Factor get to the cell membrane, they fill in and plug any holes. This enables the cell to once again function as it is meant to. Phosphoglycolipids have their own energy supply, each containing a battery-like structure with a positive and negative charge. Because of this, when this type of lipid is laid against a cell membrane, it naturally forces itself into the membrane. Therefore, phosphoglycolipids require none of the patient's energy to get into the body - an important feature for individuals who are already severely fatigued.
- Once phosphoglycolipids get into the body, they first work to repair the cells in the lining of the stomach and the GI tract.
- When that is accomplished, they are then able to start flowing through the digestive system into other cells throughout the body, eventually reaching and repairing every cell in the body - from the brain to the toes.
Note: Individual results may vary. 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. Since the cell membrane is the gateway of all nutrition and the production site for enzymes, energy, proteins, hormones, etc., repairing the cell membrane sets the stage for everything else in the body to function better.
NT Factor enables all other nutrients to work better because it repairs the cell membranes. This improves the body's ability to take in nutrition and get rid of waste more effectively.