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By Carolyn Ansley | Updated June 2022
PreCardix®, a natural product for healthy blood pressure is the results from over a decade of research and development led by Marealis. This cutting-edge Norwegian biotech company develops sustainable, effective, and natural marine-based solutions for blood pressure health.
PreCardix® contains bioactive marine peptides derived from the shells of Arctic prawns (Pandalus borealis) supplied by the parent company Stella Polaris – a leader in sustainable cold-water prawn production for over fifty years. These shells, typically a waste by-product, are hydrolyzed and carefully refined, resulting in a clinically proven natural health product that maintains healthy blood pressure and cardiovascular health. Gold standard clinical studies confirmed these remarkable health benefits. The ground-breaking research was featured in the International Journal of Hypertension and led to FDA, Health Canada, and EFSA approval.
PreCardix® is now available in the US and Canada and will soon be launched in other markets worldwide. PreCardix® has been a huge influence in Marealis’ status as a certified B Corporation.
Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corporations are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.
CEO Andreas Semmingsen led the rigorous certification process to hold the company to the highest possible standards and to inspire a culture of excellence. The essence of Marealis is a combination of science and environmental stewardship. The potential to leverage waste and develop natural solutions for one of the world’s most pressing health challenges.
In addition to being a B Corp, Marealis sources ingredients from Stella Polaris, which holds several third-party certifications, including MSC, Certified Sustainable Seafood, KRAV, and Sedex. Each of these global organizations recognizes Stella Polaris’ sustainable and environmentally responsible practices and quality control.
PreCardix® is a proud supporter of Hypertension Canada. Hypertension Canada’s mission is to advance health through the prevention and control of high blood pressure and its complications. Hypertension Canada works with leading minds across medical and health disciplines to advance research and professional and public education and with policymakers to ensure Canadians can avoid the potentially deadly complications of hypertension. As a proud supporter, PreCardix® donates 1% of annual revenue to the cause.
Including PreCardix® in your blood pressure management plan directly impacts your health and the health of millions of Canadians.
For more information about PreCardix® and our commitment to health and the environment, visit us at precardix.com/certifications.
Always consult with your health care provider before making changes to your blood pressure management plan. PreCardix® does not treat, cure or prevent medical conditions. Measure and monitor blood pressure regularly. Know the signs of heart attack and stroke. Do not take PreCardix® if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have renal artery stenosis, history of angioneurotic edema or shellfish allergy.