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The industry’s leading manufacturer and supplier of the enzyme nattokinase has officially received a Natural Product Number for NSK-SD® from Health Canada, allowing for the sale of finished products containing NSK-SD nattokinase.
Under the NPN, finished products containing the NSK-SD nattokinase enzyme may make the health claim “helps support cardiovascular system health.” The product is also the only EFSA-approved nattokinase on the market.
What is Nattokinase?
NSK-SD® nattokinase is a potent fibrinolytic enzyme produced from the fermentation of boiled soybeans by B. subtilis. This process results in the traditional Japanese food, Natto, from where the enzyme gets its name.
NSK-SD® nattokinase may help to normalize blood viscosity and pressure by degrading circulating fibrin. According to the manufacturer, NSK-SD® has been researched for more than 25 years, with results suggesting numerous circulatory benefits.