What is the difference between lunasin and LunaRich?
Lunasin is a peptide found naturally in soy that is responsible for many of soy’s documented health benefits. LunaRich is a soy powder containing five to ten times more lunasin than ordinary soy powders, and it delivers that elevated lunasin in a more bioavailable way. Reliv has exclusive rights to LunaRich™ with 3 patents.
What is lunasin?
Lunasin is a peptide found naturally in soy and is a unique 43-amino soybean peptide. Lunasin is responsible for many of soy’s documented health benefits, including:
1) Heart health
2) Cholesterol management
3) Inflammation reduction
4) Antioxidant benefits
5) Improved immunity
6) Overall cellular health
Please note that everyone’s body is different and that the rate at which lunasin helps you achieve improvements in your health and the degree to which you achieve them is dependent on many factors, including lifestyle choices. Learn more about lunasin.
Does LunaRich™ come from genetically modified soy beans?
No. Like all of Reliv’s soy formulas, LunaRich is derived from non-GMO soybeans.
Is LunaRich derived from whole soy?
Yes. LunaRich is a whole soy powder.
How does LunaRich help lower cholesterol levels?
LunaRich works to improve cholesterol in two ways. Most cholesterol is produced by your liver. Lunasin, a key peptide in LunaRich. has been clinically proven to disrupt production of cholesterol in the liver and improve the liver’s ability to clear LDL (bad) cholesterol from the bloodstream. Learn more about lunasin’s role in cholesterol reduction
Is taking one serving of LunaRich soy powder or LunaRich X the same as consuming 25 grams of soy protein?
Servings of LunaRich soy powder contain varying amounts of soy protein depending on the product, from 5g for Reliv Now® for Kids to 13 grams for ProVantage®. However, every serving of any LunaRich product does deliver the equivalent bioactive lunasin content found in 25 grams of high-quality soy protein.
Does LunaRich contain gluten?
No. In fact, Reliv Now with LunaRich is one of 10 gluten-free Reliv products. Read more about how Reliv nutrition can benefit people who must remain gluten-free.
Is LunaRich safe?
Health and safety are the number one priority for us at Reliv. We work only with suppliers who meet very high standards and every ingredient is rigorously tested throughout the production process. Reliv has dedicated fields of LunaRich soybeans grown exclusively for us. We direct the entire production process from seed to can to ensure safety, purity and potency.
How effectively is LunaRich absorbed by the body?
Bioavailability, how effectively a nutrient is absorbed by the body, has always been a key component in the Reliv Difference. With LunaRich soy powder, we have taken the bioavailability of lunasin, a key peptide in soy, to a whole new level. Learn more about LunaRich and bioavailability.
Are there any concerns with LunaRich raising estrogen levels, particularly in men?
Lunasin, the key ingredient in LunaRich, has been the subject of many clinical studies and there is no evidence that lunasin causes side effects. Soy isoflavones do not act the same as estrogen does in the human body. To learn more, view this article with links to several sources in connection with this myth. Soy is truly a superfood!.
Does LunaRich help with cancer prevention?
We chose to develop LunaRich for our products because lunasin promotes better health overall. Soy’s health benefits — from heart health to weight loss — are well-documented, and lunasin has been identified as the key to many of them. With more than five times the amount of lunasin as ordinary soy powder, and in a more bioavailable form, LunaRich is the best soy powder on the market today. Reliv is committed to using the most cutting-edge ingredients available because we believe optimal nutrition benefits everyone’s health and well-being. While we are aware of supporting articles in relation to lunasin and cancer research, in no way are Reliv products intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, including cancer. We do not promote Reliv products in that manner and we train our Distributors to follow our lead.
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