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"Get the Best from the Grapevine Today"

The anti-aging "wonder" silently attacks free radicals,
while you enjoy a life of energy and vitality.*

Some researchers educated by a well-known university believe they’ve discovered a proverbial "fountain of youth."*

They’re talking about resveratrol, calling it a miracle ingredient and the greatest discovery since antibiotics.*

Resveratrol is a compound found in certain fruits and vegetables and is especially abundant in grape skins and seeds. It’s a natural substance made by the plant in response to stress and harmful substances such as UV radiation.

Researchers have been mystified for years about how the French can smoke cigarettes and eat high-fat foods, yet still maintain good health. They call it the “French paradox.”

Two researchers conducted genetic research to investigate this perplexing French paradox. Until now, scientists believed red wine offered health benefits... but couldn’t put their finger on exactly why.

Now they believe the resveratrol from the grape skins and seeds used in wine activates cells into behaving more youth-like in a number of ways.*

Resveratrol – An 'Anti-Aging Wonder'?

effects of resveratrol like exercise
Resveratrol, just like exercise, can help promote healthy insulin levels.

The newest studies show that resveratrol appears to slow down the effects of aging and may actually increase the lifespan of human cells.*

How does it do this?

Resveratrol activates a gene called sirtuin 1 – the same gene that's activated during calorie restriction. Since scientists already know they can extend lifespan in various species of animals by restricting calories, this has exciting implications for humans.*

And perhaps most importantly, resveratrol appears to produce many of the same benefits as exercise.*

One benefit in particular is its ability to help promote normal healthy insulin levels.*

Insulin resistance speeds up the aging process, so if you can maintain healthy insulin levels, you can potentially help promote the longevity of cells and tissues.*

That's Not All… Resveratrol Works as a Potent Antioxidant, Too

Another way resveratrol may help slow your aging process is by supporting a normal immune response in your body.* 

Plus, resveratrol potentially benefits you by how it...

  • Helps protect your cellular DNA from free radical damage*
  • Helps support blood pressure levels already within the normal range*
  • Helps support your heart health and promote blood vessel elasticity*
  • Helps promote normal healthy blood lipids and circulation*
  • May help improve your metabolic rate and help promote an ideal weight*
  • Helps support against the spread of abnormal cell activity*

Resveratrol reduces oxidative stress damage to your cardiovascular system by neutralizing free radicals.* And it helps support your body's natural defense system, too.*

This potent antioxidant is somewhat different than other antioxidants. It not only helps you neutralize harmful free radicals, but it can cross the blood-brain barrier to help protect your brain and nervous system as well.*

All This from a Glass of Red Wine?

red wine
It takes far more than a glass of wine a day to enjoy resveratrol's benefits.

Subscribing to the French paradox, many folks believe that a good way to promote health is to drink a glass of red wine on a regular basis.*

There may be some truth here. Red wine does contain resveratrol.

However, there's one catch… You'd need several bottles of wine per day to experience any of the benefits scientists have uncovered with resveratrol.  

And drinking large amounts of wine or other alcoholic beverages not only places stress on your liver, but also increases your insulin levels, which can negatively impact on your health.

Further, many experts are now questioning the value of drinking wine for health reasons at all... 

Its dangers may easily outweigh any potential benefits resveratrol can provide.

So how can you reap the potential benefits of resveratrol without the alcohol, sugar and calories of red wine? There's an easy answer and I'll tell you about it in just a minute.

But first, let's discuss some simple ways you can take control of unhealthy free radical levels...

Neutralizing the Free Radical Threat

Every day of your life you face exposure to dangerous free radicals. No matter how healthy a lifestyle you lead or how nutritious and clean a diet you eat, this is simply a fact of life.

Fortunately, it's not all bad, as your normal bodily functions such as breathing, metabolism, and physical activity naturally generate free radicals. Your immune system also generates free radicals to help neutralize viruses and bacteria.

But some free radicals are the result of environmental factors such as pollution, radiation, pesticides, and cigarette smoking.

As part of normal functioning, your body is capable of keeping free radicals in check and naturally neutralizing them, unless you...

  • Eat a diet consisting mostly of processed junk food
  • Cut corners on getting enough sleep on a daily basis
  • Ignore your need for regular exercise
  • Find yourself under a great deal of stress
  • Expose yourself to a high number of environmental free radicals

Exposing your body to these types of conditions may overwhelm it with free radicals and cause damage.

Plus, free radical damage accumulates with age. So, the longer your lifestyle and environment expose you to this damage, the greater your consequences as you age... and the greater potential consequences to your overall aging process.

So what can you do?

First of all, address the unhealthy habits listed above.

Then consider going the next step and find ways to fortify your healthy diet with antioxidant-rich food.

Antioxidants provide your body with natural protection against free radicals and help you neutralize and keep them under control.

Two Different Types of Antioxidants You Need to Fight Pesky Free Radicals

Reducing the effects of free radicals Antioxidant Brochure - Free Download

Antioxidants are generally classified into two broad categories... lipid-soluble (hydrophobic) and water-soluble (hydrophilic).

Your body needs both types of antioxidants because each one targets different types of cells and tissues for free radical scavenging...

  • Lipid-soluble antioxidants - These are localized to cellular membranes and lipoproteins. They protect cell membranes from lipid peroxidation.* Examples of lipid-soluble antioxidants include... vitamins E, A, and beta-carotene.
  • Water-soluble antioxidants - These are present in aqueous fluids, such as blood and intracellular and extracellular fluids. They react with oxidants in the cell cytosol (fluid portion of cytoplasm) and the blood plasma. Examples of water-soluble antioxidants include... vitamin C, glutathione, and catechins.

The bottom line... to fight and help neutralize pesky free radicals, you need both types of antioxidants from as many sources as possible.* When taken together, the efficacy of lipid- and water-soluble antioxidants is enhanced even more.*

When it comes to a lipid-soluble antioxidant, I believe I've identified a super-nutrient like no other in astaxanthin. You can check out my site for more info on Astaxanthin with ALA and all its phenomenal benefits.*

And I believe resveratrol is one of your best sources for a water-soluble antioxidant. However, as with just about every nutrient, if you can get it from the food you eat, that's my top recommendation.

Why Organic Food Is Your Best Choice for Natural Free Radical Protection

grape fruits

There are many sources of antioxidants available to help support your health.

Most of these sources come directly from consumption of high-quality, fresh, organic and preferably locally grown vegetables and fruits.

To get the most potent antioxidant content from fruits and vegetables - they must be organically grown and processed.

Here's why.

Research shows that certain organically grown fruits and vegetables have significantly higher levels of potent antioxidants than traditionally grown foods.

The key to all this is a large family of natural antioxidant compounds called polyphenols.

Polyphenols exist in plant floods. Their contribution to the antioxidant capacity of the human diet is much larger than even that of vitamins. And a subclass of this antioxidant-rich family found in fruits and vegetables is flavonoids.

In response to environmental stressors like insects and other competing plants, plants produce flavonoids with potent antioxidant activity. Unfortunately, conventional growing methods that use pesticides and herbicides hamper the production of flavonoids.

Plants exposed to pesticides and herbicides have less of a need to produce such compounds. And therefore, these plants produce fewer antioxidants than organically grown food.

You don't want to miss out on polyphenol flavonoids because they can:

  • Promote memory and concentration*
  • Help improve the effectiveness of vitamin C in your antioxidant network
  • Regulate nitric oxide - a potent free radical that regulates your blood flow*
  • Help promote your heart health*
  • Support your immune system*

So, to take advantage of the highest potency flavonoids and rich antioxidants, always choose organically grown fruits and vegetables.

Fresh organic foods are important not only for what they give you – higher levels of antioxidants and nutrients – but also for what they don't give you... exposure to pesticides, herbicides, and non-organic fertilizers.

Now let's take a closer look at some common and not so common food sources of antioxidants - keeping in mind that for you to receive the highest antioxidant potential, organic is best.

Consumer Alert: Berries Are a Great Source of Antioxidants,
But Watch Out for the Sugar

fresh pricked grapes

A specific polyphenol flavonoid compound called quercetin is a potent dietary antioxidant found in certain berries: lingonberries, cranberries, bilberries, and black currants.

Not only do berries contain many flavonoids like quercetin, but also fiber... vitamin C... and other nutritious antioxidant-rich polyphenol compounds.

Ideally, berries should be eaten raw and as you already know - organic is best.

Another great source of water-soluble antioxidants in berries is from blueberries. Only a few years ago, the USDA Human Nutrition Center (HNRCA) ranked blueberries #1 in antioxidant activity. This research compared 40 other fresh vegetables and fruits.

This is all great but there is a red flag I have to raise - watch out for too much sugar.

If you overdo your fruit consumption, even berries, you risk releasing too much sugar into your system. This could cause your insulin levels to rise and eventually your health could worsen instead of improve.

So, moderation is the key when eating fruit. Enjoying a half-cup serving of a fruit that's relatively low in sugar, like blueberries, can help boost your antioxidant intake but help keep your insulin levels in check as well.

Eat Your Veggies for Healthy Antioxidants - But Which Ones?

Broccoli, greens, beans, artichokes, and onions, to name a few, are good sources of polyphenol flavonoids. And of course, raw organic vegetables help you maximize the antioxidant benefits.

However, just like you need to be careful on how much and the types of fruit you eat, the same holds true with vegetables.

For example, from the USDA Human Nutrition Center research, potatoes ranked high on the list of vegetables with potent antioxidant content. But they are not necessarily your best choice because they may cause increased insulin levels.

Here's a great table showing examples of fruits and vegetables along with their polyphenol content. Remember, polyphenols are natural antioxidant compounds that help you neutralize free radical damage.

This table also shows another beneficial subclass of polyphenols called phenolic acids.

Polyphenol Content in Selected Vegetables and Fruits
  Polyphenol Polyphenol Content Range
Source (serving size) Subclass per Serving size (mg/serving)
   Yellow onion (100g) Flavonoids 35-120
   Broccoli (200g) Flavonoids 8-20
   Leek (200g) Flavonoids 6-45
   Artichoke (100g) Phenolic acids 45
   Potato (200g) Phenolic acids 20-38
   Blueberry (100g) Flavonoids 25-500
   Black Currant (100g) Flavonoids 130-400
   Blackberry (100g) Flavonoids 100-400
   Strawberry (200g) Flavonoids 30-150
   Plum (200g) Phenolic acids 28-230
Note: Table adapted from The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Why Eating Grapes May Not Be the Best Way to Get Resveratrol

An All Natural Source of Resveratrol

Purple Defense contains 50 mg of Resveratrol per serving.

With an overall 3,500 ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) value per capsule, Purple Defense capsules provide a powerful natural antioxidant blend.

The ORAC value for Purple Defense is achieved by using the most sophisticated and accurate equipment possible. The machine is a fluorescence microplate reader (Fluoroskan Ascent FL).

ORAC values can easily be inflated with any machine though. Using an ethanol solvent will artificially inflate the ORAC value. That's why each batch is tested using an acetone/water solvent. So you can rest assured that you're actually getting 3,500 in each dose.

Now that I've clearly identified resveratrol as one of your best water-soluble antioxidant sources... what's the best way to make sure you consume enough of this antioxidant?

Just like there are issues with other fruits, vegetables, and red wine, such is the case with grapes.

You see, the skin and seeds of the grapes provide you with the most potent supplies of resveratrol... not the fruit itself.

The meat of the fruit contains sugary fructose that can raise your insulin levels. And of course you can't really ingest the skins without eating the fruit inside, too!

As for grape seeds, most people don't like to eat them as they tend to be tough and have a somewhat bitter taste. And some grape processing actually removes the seeds prior to distribution at your local store.

So, what can you do?

There's a simple solution. It's called Purple Defense.

This Grape Seed Formula Brings You Major Advantages and More*

Even if you could find – and tolerate eating – a healthy supply of grape seeds it would be almost impossible for you to chew the seeds enough to get the equivalent benefit you can from the pulverized seeds in my resveratrol formula Purple Defense.

Why? Pulverizing the seeds makes them more digestible.* This process increases the surface area while leaving the product nutrients intact.

Plus, here are additional reasons why Purple Defense should be your #1 resveratrol and water-soluble antioxidant source:

    Purple Defense Bottle
  • Available all year round - Long after fresh grapes have disappeared from local fruit stands and produce departments, Purple Defense grape seed is available.
  • Long shelf life - This grape seed lasts a full 12 months from the date you receive it. There's no refrigeration required for Purple Defense.
  • Avoid chewing bad-tasting seeds - Remember, it's the pulverized seeds that provide you the greatest antioxidant benefit.* So there's no chewing any bad-tasting and tough seeds!
  • Higher concentration of polyphenols - Purple Defense grape seed powder delivers you a potentially higher concentration than the fruit itself.*
  • Smarter than drinking red wine - Although some people drink wine to get the grape-related benefits, there are many downsides I mentioned above. You can avoid these downsides... such as over-consumption... sugar content... and other alcohol-related issues by simply using Purple Defense grape seed.* You receive a full 50 mg of resveratrol in each serving of Purple Defense.

So, now you see some of the reasons why I highly recommend Purple Defense as one of your best resveratrol and water-soluble antioxidant sources.

And of course, as I continually stress on my site, no supplement replaces a healthy diet of wholesome, unprocessed foods. But this grape seed powder is an excellent complement to your healthy diet in providing you free radical protection and the longevity support of resveratrol.

This Whole Food Complex Beats a Glass – or Bottle –
of Wine for Resveratrol – And Without the Alcohol!

glass of wine

Each capsule of Purple Defense contains the amount of resveratrol that you would find in 39 eight ounce glasses of wine.

Even more importantly it is there as a whole food complex. Combined with other fruit complexes, Purple Defense provides a synergistic blend of micronutrients to give you the full benefits of the natural foods.

You see, I am somewhat skeptical of scientists who isolate single nutrients with the belief that isolated nutrients can provide a full array of benefits. In my mind, the whole food complex is nearly always superior. And with Purple Defense, you receive all the benefits of whole foods.

How the Power of Purple Takes Your Antioxidant Benefits to Another Level

Purple Defense is
A Natural Whole-Food Product

Purple Defense is rigorously tested for quality, potency and purity.

Purple Defense grape seed does not require refrigeration. When stored properly, you'll find it will last up to one year.

No known drug interactions (however, those allergic to grapes should not take it).

What makes our Purple Defense resveratrol formula stand out from all the competitors?

First of all, I chose a formula with a proprietary process called OxyPhyte®. This unique process concentrates the antioxidant power of specific compounds and preserves the potent benefits of resveratrol. It does this by extracting the phytonutrients responsible to provide you maximum activity.

The bottom line - the OxyPhyte process used to formulate Purple Defense helps provide you with very high potency water-soluble antioxidants and resveratrol content from the grapes. Not all grape seed formulas use this process.

And this formula even goes beyond grapes. Take a look at why this grape seed formula is so unique.

  • OxyPhyte grape seed extract - The nutrient potency of the seeds cannot be stressed enough. And with the advanced OxyPhyte process, you'll get help maximizing their potential benefits. This grape seed extract comes with a potent 90% polyphenol formula for amazing antioxidant potential.*
  • OxyPhyte grape skin extract - Along with the grape seed, combines to deliver a potent formula of 10% resveratrol... the one polyphenol I insisted needed to be in the formula.
  • Organic black currant - This organic powder provides added healthy nutrients and quercetin, a polyphenol compound with potent antioxidant activity* (mentioned above).
  • Organic plum extract - This powerful extract rounds out the formula with a great source of fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and other nutrients that help promote your healthy vision.*

So, the Purple Defense formula even goes beyond nutritious grapes in providing you additional sources of water-soluble of antioxidants and nutrients.

But, how do you know how well these antioxidants work against free radicals?

Comparing Antioxidant Capabilities

Over a 138-year timeframe, the U.S. Agricultural Research Service (in-house arm of the USDA), developed a method to determine free radical scavenging activity against the peroxyl radical for both water-soluble and lipid-soluble substances.

This methodology, called Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC), evolved over the years and today is a good indicator for measuring the antioxidant capacity of foods. The higher the ORAC value, the more antioxidant squelching capacity the food or supplement has.

For example, here's a chart showing Purple Defense nutrients and their potent Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) values (on a per gram basis).

Purple Defense OxyPhyte Nutrients ORAC Values Compared to other Fruits and Vegetables
OxyPhyte® Grape Seed Extract
OxyPhyte® Apple Extract
OxyPhyte® White Tea Extract
Whole Blueberries (1 cup serving)
OxyPhyte® Green Tea Extract
OxyPhyte® Ultra Blend
OxyPhyte® Grapeskin 10% Resveratrol
OxyPhyte® Black Currant Extract
OxyPhyte® Guava Leaf Extract
OxyPhyte® Yerba Mate Polyphenol Extract
Fuji Apple (1 medium)
Spinach (1 cup serving)
Vitamin C (100% RDI - 60mg)

It should be clear from the above chart as to the antioxidant potency of the grape seed extract in Purple Defense... even more potent than whole blueberries.

And with the total combination of grape seed extract, grape skins, black currant extract, and plum extract, Purple Defense is certainly up to the task.

So, when choosing an antioxidant source, make sure to compare its ORAC values to determine just how well it scavenges free radicals.

There should be little doubt in your mind about how well Purple Defense does this!

Don't Wait Until Free Radicals Rule Your Body and Your Health

You've discovered numerous choices when it comes to protecting yourself from free radical damage and promoting longevity of your cells and tissues.

There are many foods that provide you very good sources of polyphenols and potent antioxidants to help you neutralize the damaging effects of free radicals.

So, I encourage you to consume these foods in moderation. And, of course, your preference should always be for fresh, organic, and raw sources.

At the same time, complement your wholesome diet with Purple Defense, your #1 source for water-soluble antioxidants and resveratrol.

And just so you know, my NEW and IMPROVED Purple Defense formula now provides higher levels of resveratrol content and ORAC value... you now get 20% more resveratrol and double the ORAC value.

With more resveratrol, you potentially receive even more amazing benefits – important benefits like:

  • Help protect your body from dangerous free radicals*
  • Help support cardiovascular function*
  • Help maintain blood vessel elasticity*
  • Help support blood pressure levels already in the normal range*
  • Promote optimal circulation*
  • Help promote youthfulness*
  • May help promote a normal weight*
  • Help support healthy normal insulin levels*

With all of these potential benefits waiting for you, don't wait until free radicals rule your body and your health. Order Purple Defense today.

Label Snapshot for Purple Defense

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Licaps™ Capsule
Servings Per Container: 90
% Daily Value*
Amt. Per Serving


4 mg **%

Omega 3 ALA (from Perilla Seed Oil)

325 mg **%
*(%) Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily value not established.
OTHER INGREDIENTS: Vegetable cellulose, Beeswax, Rosemary extract (Antioxidant).

SUGGESTED USE: As a dietary supplement for adults, take one (1) Licaps™ capsule daily.
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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 90
% Daily Value
Amt. Per Serving

Purple Defense Proprietary Blend

400 mg **
Organic Black Currant Fruit, Grape Seed Extract*, Grape Skin Extract* Organic Plum Fruit Extract    

Japanese Knotweed Root Extract†

100 mg **


50 mg **
**Daily value not established
†Standardized 50% Natural Resveratrol
OTHER INGREDIENTS: Vcaps™ Capsule (Cellulose, Water).

This product contains no milk or dairy products, yeast, corn, sugar, wheat, starch, preservatives, flavoring, or colors.

As a dietary supplement for adults, take 1 capsule per day. Children 4 years and over as directed by physician.
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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Licaps™ capsule
Servings Per Container: 30
% Daily Value
Amt. Per Serving



Calories from Fat


Total Fat

0.4 g 1%


100 mg **%
* (%) Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Medium chain triglycerides, Citrus extract, Fish gelatin capsule (from Tilapia).
Suggested Use: Adults take one Licaps™ capsule daily with food and water, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Licaps™ capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
% Daily Value
Amt. Per Serving



Calories from Fat


Total Fat

1 g 1.5%*

Pure Krill Oil

1000 mg **


400 mg **

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

100 mg **

Docosahexaenoic (DHA)

55 mg **

Omega-6 fatty acids

approx. 20 mg **


1 mg **
* Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Fish gelatin capsule. Contains shellfish (krill).
Suggested Use: 2 Licaps™ Capsules daily with the first meal.
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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3 Licaps™ capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
% Daily Value
Amt. Per Serving



Calories from Fat


Total Fat

1.5 g 2%†

Pure Krill Oil

1000 mg *


400 mg *

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

100 mg *

Docosahexaenoic (DHA)

55 mg *

Omega-6 fatty acids

approx. 20 mg *

Organic Evening Primrose Oil (EPO)**

500 mg *

Gamma linolenic acid

45 mg *

Astaxanthin (as astaxanthin esters)

1 mg *
† Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Daily Value not established.
** NOP Certified Organic by: ECOCERT SA, F-32600
Other Ingredients: Fish gelatin capsule. Contains shellfish (krill).
Suggested Use: 3 Licaps™ Capsules daily with the first meal.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Q: Why do I need to take Purple Defense if I take other antioxidants?
  2. A: There are two types of antioxidants—water-soluble and fat-soluble. Purple Defense contains resveratrol, a water-soluble antioxidant.

    You need both types of antioxidants because each one targets different types of cells and tissues for free radical scavenging. Make sure you are getting adequate amounts of both types of antioxidants.

  3. Q: What does water-soluble mean?
  4. A: Water-soluble antioxidants are present in aqueous fluids, such as blood and intracellular and extracellular fluids. They react with oxidants in the cell cytosol (fluid portion of cytoplasm) and the blood plasma. Examples of water-soluble antioxidants include vitamin C, glutathione, and catechins.

  5. Q: Can I just eat muscadine grapes and get the same benefits?
  6. A: The skin and seeds of muscadine grapes are where most of the resveratrol is concentrated. In order to digest the seed, you would have to pulverize it. It is far easier to take a supplement to get the benefits of resveratrol than to eat grapes.

  7. Q: Is Purple Defense a better antioxidant than acai?
  8. A: Yes. The ORAC value is much higher than acai. You also get the added benefit of resveratrol in Purple Defense.

  9. Q: I’m allergic to grapes. Can I still take this product?
  10. A: You should consult your physician prior to taking Purple Defense. Purple Defense contains both grape seed extract and grape skin extract.