Nutrients

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    Calcium

    99% of the body’s Calcium is found in the bones and teeth, whilst the remaining 1% is found within cells and in the blood where it helps with the many metabolic processes. It’s benefits include strong bones and teeth, the lowering of blood pressure, reduces the risk of colon cancer and reduces the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
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    Chromium

    Chromium is a mineral found in trace amounts in the human body. It enhances the action of insulin and is used in the prevention and treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. Consequently it is important for the metabolism and storage of glucose. Chromium also appears to have a role in fat and protein metabolism.
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    Coenzyme Q10

    Coenzyme Q10 is a substance similar to a vitamin and is found in every cell of the body. Your body makes Coenzyme Q10, and your cells use it to produce energy your body needs for cell growth and maintenance. Coenzymes help enzymes work to digest food and perform other body processes, and they help protect the heart and skeletal muscles. It is said to help heart failure, as well as cancer, muscular dystrophy, and periodontal disease. It is also said to boost energy and speed recovery from exercise. Some people take it to help reduce the effects certain medicines can have on the heart, muscles, and other organs.
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    Collagen

    Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body, 30% of protein in the body and 70% of the protein in the skin. Collagen is responsible for skin elasticity, hair strength and tissue connectivity. While collagen is beneficial to the entire body, it is most noticeably beneficial to the skin. The body’s natural collagen production declines with age and many modern lifestyle factors like stress, poor diet, gut health imbalances, etc.
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    Copper

    Copper is an essential trace mineral, found in the liver, brain, heart, kidneys and skeletal muscle. Copper helps with the formation of collagen, increases the absorption of iron and plays a role in energy production.
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    Ginseng Extract

    Ginseng is a nutritious herb, extracted from the roots of perennial plants. Studies have found that taking Ginseng aids Type 2 Diabetes, improving blood sugar control by creating sugar-lowering effects in after-meal blood sugar levels. Ginseng extract is used as an aid to weight loss and control and is effective against obesity. This natural herb also works as a natural appetite suppressant. As both a physical and mental health stimulant, Ginseng benefits stamina and helps boost energy levels. It aids in the body’s effective use of oxygen, regulating the metabolism and increasing energy levels. The consumption of Ginseng helps to lower the recovery time after exercise and reduces stress. In addition, Ginseng acts as a stimulant for the brain cells and improves a person’s concentration and thinking ability.
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    L-Arginine

    L-Arginine is a nutrient produced by the body and also found in meat, fish, nuts and seeds and dairy products. Involved in a number of functions such as improving blood flow in the arteries of the heart, improving symptoms of clogged arteries, chest pain or angina, and coronary artery disease. L-Arginine also assists in wound healing, helping the kidneys remove waste products from the body, maintaining immune and hormone functions, dilating and relaxing the arteries
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    L-Carnitine

    L-carnitine is an amino acid (a building block for proteins) that is naturally produced in the body. L-carnitine is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels including heart-related chest pain, congestive heart failure (CHF), heart complications of a disease called diphtheria, heart attack, leg pain caused by circulation problems (intermittent claudication), and high cholesterol.
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    L-Orninithine

    L-Ornithine is an amino acid made in the body. L-Ornithine is used for improving athletic performance, reducing glutamine poisoning in the treatment of a brain condition due to liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy), and for wound healing.
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    Magnesium

    Magnesium is a mineral that is present in relatively large amounts in the body. Sources of magnesium include whole grains, vegetables, seeds and nuts. Other sources include dairy products, meats, chocolate, and coffee. Magnesium is used to treat diseases of the heart and blood vessels, including chest pain, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, high levels of cholesterol, heart valve disease and heart attacks. Magnesium is also used for treating attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, chronic fatigue syndrome, Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, leg cramps during pregnancy, diabetes, kidney stones, migraine headaches, weak bones (osteoporosis), premenstrual syndrome (PMS), altitude sickness, urinary incontinence, restless leg syndrome, asthma, hayfever, multiple sclerosis, and for preventing hearing loss.
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    Manganese

    Manganese health benefits include healthy bone structure, bone metabolism, and helping to create essential enzymes for building bones. It also acts as a co-enzyme to assist metabolic activity in the human body. Apart from these, there are other health benefits of manganese including the formation of connective tissues, absorption of calcium, proper functioning of the thyroid gland and sex hormones, regulation of blood sugar level, and metabolism of fats and carbohydrates.
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    Molybdenum

    Molybdenum is a trace mineral found in foods such as milk, cheese, cereal grains, nuts, leafy vegetables, and organ meats. Molybdenum is stored in the body, particularly in the liver, kidneys, glands, and bones. It is also found in the lungs, spleen, skin, and muscles. Molybdenum has an important role in normal body functions, breaking down proteins and other substances.
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    Oligofructose

    Oligofructose is a natural food ingredient commonly found in dietary foods. Naturally occurring in a number of plants and vegetables such as banana, asparagus, barley, onion, garlic and the chicory root, it is used to prevent digestive tract infections, to support the immune system and to increase the uptake of calcium. Boosts feelings of fullness, reduces hunger and lowers calorie intake. Good for the digestive system & balances blood sugar levels. Oligofructose is a “Prebiotic”, has a creamy consistency, slightly sweet taste and is very low in calories at just 1 kcal/g.
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    Vitamin B1 - Thiamine

    Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) is an important vitamin needed by the human body and essential for the breakdown of fat and protein. Converting sugar into energy, necessary for the smooth function of the body’s organs such as the heart, lungs, kidneys and the brain. Vitamin B1 alongside Omega 3 and 6 helps to ensure eye health and the prevention of cataracts. Ensures smooth brain function, thus improving both memory and concentration. Helps to relieve stress and strengthen the nerves. Used in the medical profession to reduce the progression of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cirrhosis, and other infections.
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    Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin

    Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) is a water soluble Vitamin that cannot be stored in the body, so needs replenishing on a daily basis. Vitamin B2 breaks down the calories in your body and turns them into energy. Red blood cells deliver oxygen to different parts of the body and are produced by Vitamin B2. Enough Vitamin B2 also keeps both your skin and vision healthy too.
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    Vitamin B3 - Niacin

    Vitamin B3 (Niacin) aids many metabolic processes that turn carbohydrates into energy. As well as providing energy to the body’s cells, Niacin is also responsible for maintaining their health thus aiding blood sugar control, decreasing cholesterol levels, the effect of antioxidants and the production of adrenal and sex hormones. It will also turn fats into energy as it is part of the body’s fat metabolism.
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    Vitamin B5 - Pantothenic acid

    Vitamin B5, also called pantothenic acid, is one of 8 B vitamins. All B vitamins help the body convert food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose), which the body uses to produce energy. These B vitamins, often referred to as B complex vitamins, also help the body use fats and protein. B complex vitamins are needed for healthy skin, hair, eyes, and liver. They also help the nervous system function properly.
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    Vitamin B6 - Pyridoxine

    Vitamin B6 is another water soluble vitamin which needs replenishing daily. It provides a range of benefits which include the maintaining of healthy brain function, the synthesizing of antibodies required to fight various diseases, the maintaining of the nervous system, the formation of red blood cells and the breakdown and digestion of proteins.
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    Vitamin B7 - Biotin

    Biotin, also known as Vitamin B7 and Vitamin H, is a water soluble B-complex vitamin that plays an important role in helping the body metabolize proteins and process glucose. Biotin is an important component of enzymes in the body that break down certain substances like fats, carbohydrates, and others. Biotin used to prevent hair loss, brittle nails, skin rash in infants (seborrheic dermatitis), diabetes, and mild depression.
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    Vitamin B9 - Folic Acid

    Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that helps your body produce and maintain new cells, and also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer.
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    Vitamin B12 - Cobalamin

    Vitamin B12 is another water soluble vitamin which needs replenishing daily. Converting carbohydrates into glucose, Vitamin B12 helps produce the body’s energy, thus reducing fatigue. It regulates the nervous system, thus reducing stress and depression. Maintaining a healthy digestive system, Vitamin B12 protects against heart disease by reducing cholesterol levels thus protecting against high blood pressure and strokes. It aids cell reproduction and constant skin renewal, essential for healthy hair, skin and nails. Vitamin B12 helps protect against breast, lung, colon and prostate cancer too.
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    Vitamin C

    Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) is another water soluble Vitamin that cannot be stored in the body so needs to be replenished daily. It protects protects cells keeping them healthy, produces collagen thus maintaining healthy connective tissues, important for the structure and support of tissues and organs including bones, skin and blood vessels. Vitamin C aids the healing of wounds whilst increasing the amount of Iron we absorb from plants such as broccoli, kale and sprouts.
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    Zinc

    Zinc is important for the proper functioning of the immune and digestive systems, control of diabetes, reduction of stress levels, energy metabolism, and an increased rate of healing for acne and wounds. Also, Zinc is helpful in terms of pregnancy, hair care, eczema, weight loss, night blindness, colds, eye care, appetite loss and many other minor conditions.

Terminology

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    Buffered Caffeine

    Buffered caffeine is a patented caffeine that does not stimulate the fat producing effects of coffee. buffered caffeine works by rerouting the bodies reaction as if there was no caffeine at all. Buffered caffeine is backed by 25 years of research, has been accepted as a low glycemic food, 100% natural, anti-Carbohydrate that burns fat and negates the effects of lipoprotein lipase, the main mechanism of weight gain in people.
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    Diaphoretic

    Diaphoretic is a term given to herbs that induce perspiration that help to reduce fever, cool the body, and speed the elimination of toxins from the system. Ginger for example, is useful for fevers, colds, detoxification and weight loss. Ginger is considered one of the premium herbs used as a diaphoretic because of its effectiveness and safety.
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    Prebiotic

    Prebiotic is a term given to an ingredient such as Oligofructose – a full spectrum prebiotic that nourishes bacteria throughout the colon thus improving digestion and the effectiveness and intrinsic strength of the immune system.
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    Thermogenic

    Thermogenic is a term used to describe the production of heat, and is commonly applied to ingredients which increase body heat through increasing the body’s metabolism. People that wish to lose fat will use ingredients in their diet that are thermogenic and will increase their metabolic rate, thereby increasing the energy they expend.