Enzymedicas Free Radical Defenze(TM) Subject of First-place Scientific Poster Recognition at NPA Show

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Aug. 4, 2008 – Enzymedica, Inc., announced today that a comparative analysis of its recently launched Free Radical Defenze(TM) antioxidant enzyme supplement received first-place honors in the Scientific Poster Session held Friday, July 18 at The Natural Products Association's Natural MarketPlace 2008 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Titled "Evaluation of a Novel Antioxidant Composition and Comparison with a Vitamin C/Bioflavonoid Formula" and authored by James M. Blum, Ph.D., and Enzymedica president Tom Bohager, the poster derives from a human, randomized, single-blind study conducted over four weeks. Study methods compared Defenze to a high-dose fortified Vitamin C with bioflavonoid, with results indicating Defenze's three-times greater effect to increase levels of glutathione, a principal, naturally occurring antioxidant. In relation, study results indicated Defenze's superior bioavailability to decrease lipid hydroperoxides, thus offsetting further free radical damage.

"Oxidation's bodily stress is a key agent for cell damage, which results in premature aging, a weakened immune system, and may even promote the onset of certain diseases," said Bohager. "As antioxidant foods and supplements gain scientific and consumer credence, Enzymedica is proud to offer an optimal-blend, free radical product backed by recognized study results."

To obtain an electronic copy of the award-winning poster, please contact Clint Curry at [email protected].

More About Free Radical Defenze:
Defenze is a proprietary combination of catalase, superoxide dismutase, glutathione and alpha-lipoic acid — each individually potent antioxidants found naturally in the human body. Their combined effect results in a finished enzyme supplement designed to combat free radicals.

About Enzymedica, Inc.:
Florida-based Enzymedica, Inc., was founded in 1998 to offer consumers targeted enzyme products that address digestive issues, food allergies and intolerances, cardiovascular issues, immune function and inflammation. The exclusive Enzymedica Thera-blend(TM) process combines different strains of each major enzyme to work more broadly in the digestive tract and throughout the entire body. Enzymedica's products are made from only the highest quality plant and plant-based enzymes and are 100 percent vegan and vegetarian.

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