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Nutritional Supplements LibraryDiindolyl Methane

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Diindolyl Methane

What is Diindolyl Methane ?


Diindolyl methane is a dietary indole found in cruciferous vegetables. DIM occurs naturally within the cruciferous vegetable plant after crushing or chewing. Plant enzymes produce DIM form precursors called glucosinolates.

What is the effective dosage of Diindolyl Methane supplementation?

The recommended effective dosage is 100 to 400 mg of "enhanced absorption" diindolylmethane daily.

What are the benefits of Diindolyl Methane supplementation?

• It supports the activity of specific enzymes that improve estrogen metabolism. Scientific research suggests that diindolylmethane increases the level of "good" estrogens (2-hydroxyestrogen) while reducing the level of "bad" estorgens (16-hydroxyestrogen). The health benefits of "enhanced absorption" diindolylmethane are four-fold: promotes healthy testosterone levels, promotes healthy estrogen metabolism and promotes fat loss.

What are the side effects of Diindolyl Methane supplementation?

Although side effects were not reported in clinical trials or case reports, it does not mean that side effects are not possible with this supplement. If you develop any problems while using diindolylmethane, let your healthcare provider know; it may be a diindolylmethane side effect.More clinical trials are needed to prove its absolute safety.