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  • Acetyl-L-Carnitine is known to be nontoxic and able to crosses the blood brain barrier.  It also can act as an antioxidant, protecting against brain damage and keeping the nervous system youthful. It is regarded as food for the brain and involved in energy production.
  • Although naturally occurring in our cells, concentrations start declining from our twenties.  It is both fat and water soluble, is a strong anti-oxidant and a powerful liver detoxifier.
  • The active ingredients in this product have been used as individual or combination products for many years.  The uniqueness of this product is that it has combined popular substances then finely tuned them with necessary co-factors to optimize absorption.
  • Ashwagandha is an exotic Indian herb commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine (originated in India over 3000 years ago). Its botanical name is Withania somnifera, but is also commonly known as Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry.
  • Pantothenic acid (vitamin B-5) was discovered by a pioneer in nutrition Roger Williams in 1919.  Being essential to all forms of life Pantothenic acid is found throughout living cells in the form of coenzyme A (CoA), a vital coenzyme in numerous cellular chemical reactions.
  • The synergistic relationship between these two minerals is well known.  This particular combination can also be taken at bedtime to enhance sleep.  Doubling the calcium concentration to the magnesium gives excellent absorbability properties.  The minerals are chelated to glycinates for enhanced absorption.  Some South African soils are low in magnesium levels and hence the magnesium status of many individuals is low.
  • Chondroitin sulphate, the main element in this product and a carbohydrate molecule, is the predominant protein present in cartilage and is distributed on the surfaces of many cells, in extracellular matrices,  cartilage, the lining of blood vessels, the bladder and connective tissues.
  • Co-enzyme Q-10 is a natural substance produced by the body, belonging to a family of compounds called quinones.  Co-enzyme Q-10 is found in all living creatures with high concentrations found in the mitochondria of the cell and especially in heart muscle cells.  It is also concentrated in many foods, including nuts and oils.
  • Curcumin (Curcuma longa) is the principal curcuminoid (natural phenols) found in the spice Turmeric which is a member of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). Tumeric is used in curries and other spicy dishes from India, Asia, and the Middle East and gives curry its characteristic yellow colour.
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a huge issue for around eight million people yearly in the USA.  These infections are more prevalent in woman.  The treatment most often recommended by conventional medicine is antibiotics which can be used as an acute dosage and for recurrent infections, low doses of antibiotics may be prescribed daily for six months or more.
  • Blood glucose control has been an important line of treatment for the last 30 to 40 years for those working in the nutritional field and for those working in the area of supplementation. So many physiological and emotional symptoms are rooted in the disequilibrium of blood sugar levels.
  • It is also known as the African Mango commonly grown in Africa and South East Asia.  Fruits from these trees are often called dika nuts which contain high amounts of mucilage, traditionally used as a thickening agent.
  • Over 1000 isoflavones have been identified in plants and a wide range of commonly eaten foods contain substantial quantities of these phytoestrogens.  Isoflavones are found mainly in legumes for example red clover, lentils, split peas, chickpeas, broad beans and the soy bean.
  • Carnitine is synthesized in the liver by humans as well as being a part of the diet intake in the form of muscle (meat) and organ meats. It is not found in vegetable forms of protein. Carnitine is not an Essential Amino Acid.
  • Lysine is an amino acid found in the protein of foods such as beans, cheese, yogurt, meat, milk, brewer's yeast, wheat germ, and other animal proteins. Proteins derived from grains such as wheat and corn tend to be low in lysine content.
  • Theanine probably should be considered as an herbal remedy rather than a supplement since it’s not found naturally in your body. Theanine is chemically an amino acid (though it doesn’t form part of any protein) – and like all amino acids, comes in 2 mirror image shapes: L-Theanine and D-Theanine. It’s the L-Theanine form that is active while D-Theanine does nothing at all in your brain.
  • Tyrosine is an amino acid and a precursor of the neurotransmitters norepinephrine and dopamine, which regulate mood, assists in the manufacture of thyroxine and brain function among other things. A lack of adequate amounts of tyrosine leads to a deficiency of norepinephrine in the brain, which in turn can result in depression.
  • Lecithin Powder is derived from soybeans. Natural sources of lecithin include a wide variety of foods with good sources like cabbage, cauliflower, chickpeas, green beans, lentils, soybeans, corn, split peas, calves’ liver, eggs, brewer’s yeast, grains, legumes, fish, and wheat germ.
  • Because magnesium is so vital to so many bodily functions maintaining adequate levels is essential for optimum health.  Due to the complexities of absorption and availability there are a variety of different types of magnesium compounds available on the market.
  • Magnesium is an element essential for over 300 reactions in our bodies. Much of the population is low in this mineral due to poor diets and low soil levels.  Being bound to an oxide group the magnesium is poorly absorbed which lends itself to different uses compared to some other magnesium compounds.
  • Milk thistle has been used for over 2,000 years as a natural treatment for liver disorders, for bile ducts, the spleen and even mushroom poisoning. Its use was documented by Theophrastus in 4 B.C. The plant is known in scientific circles as the Silybum marianum  but it is more commonly known as “milk thistle”.
  • MSM (Methyl-sulfonyl-methane) is an odourless, naturally occurring organic sulphur. Sulphur is the fourth most abundant mineral in all living things and is vital to the creation and regeneration of tissue. MSM is found in, and used by, every cell in the human body and is indispensable to good health.
  • This is a unique scientifically formulated multivitamin created to provide a comprehensive natural blend of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other specialized nutrients including co-enzyme Q10, alpha lipoic acid and amino acids.
  • In humans, vitamin D is unique both because it functions as a prohormone and because the body can synthesize it (as vitamin D3) when sun exposure is adequate (hence its nickname, the "sunshine vitamin"). Several forms of vitamin D exist however the two major forms are vitamin D2 or ergocalciferol, and vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol known collectively as calciferol.
  • Our eyes are very precious and have some very specific requirements for good function. Lutein and zeaxanthin are two ingredients essential to this end. For this reason high doses of lutein and zeaxanthin have been used in this formulation together with essential co-factors which work synergistically with lutein and zeaxanthin for optimum utilisation by the eyes of these essential active ingredients
  • The leaf, bark and fruit of olive trees contain compounds which protect it from parasites and disease. These compounds are also some of the most powerful plant antioxidants known. Some olive trees are believed to have survived for thousands of years, demonstrating the power of these compounds to preserve and protect.
  • One of the main fats in fish is a polyunsaturated fatty acid called omega-3. These differ from the polyunsaturated fats found in many vegetable oils, often called omega-6s, and have a different effect on the body. (Fish don’t manufacture such fats but get them from the plankton they eat. The colder the water, the more the omega-3s the plankton contains.)
  • Rushing to buy the quickest and easiest foods/takeaways and/or snacks and sometimes even skipping meals altogether have a profoundly negative effect on our bodies. Unstable blood sugar levels often result producing a multitude of unpleasant symptoms.
  • Rushing to buy the quickest and easiest foods/takeaways and/or snacks and sometimes even skipping meals altogether have a profoundly negative effect on our bodies. Unstable blood sugar levels often result producing a multitude of unpleasant symptoms.
  • Effective digestion is imperative to our overall wellbeing.  It stands to reason that if this function is comprised in any way, it will be extremely difficult for absorption and assimilation of nutrients and their levels in our blood stream will be low. Incomplete or dysfunctional digestion can be a major contributor to the development of many diseases and food allergies.
  • It has been formulated to help with the absorption and assimilation of nutrients needed when suffering from conditions related to inflammatory bone conditions.
  • Pyridoxal-5- Phosphate/P-5- P is the active component of Vitamin B-6 which is used in all metabolic transactions. Vit B-6 exists in nature in 3 major chemical forms: pyridoxine, pyriodoxal and pyridoxamine.
  • This is a high potency probiotic supplement which assists in the promotion of natural intestinal flora that helps in maintaining healthy digestive function. Health begins in the gut and it is essential to ensure that the colon ecology is optimum with the ratio of 80% “good” bacteria to 20% of the “problematic” gut bacteria.
  • Odourless and nearly tasteless, psyllium comes from the small, reddish brown to black seeds of the Plantago psyllium plant (plantain). These tiny seeds are so rich in fibre that they’ve been prescribed for constipation and a wide range of other digestive ailments for more than 500 years.
  • This is another unique, scientifically formulated meal replacement from the Sally T. brand, designed to help ease the stress of finding the best food in our busy lives. The proteins  used are of excellent quality with ease of absorption into the bloodstream, which is important in sustaining energy levels.
  • Stress Less is a high potency B-complex formulation with added stress busters to boost the body’s ability to handle the effects of stress whilst simultaneously reducing stress symptoms and lethargy.
  • Vitamin A is a family of compounds that play an important role in vision, bone growth, reproduction, cell division, and cell differentiation. We get vitamin A from a variety of sources. Two of the most common sources are retinol and beta-carotene. It is essential for good health.
  • Vit B-12 (also known as cyanocobalamn) should be plentiful in most of our diets but the body’s ability to utilize it is often impaired, especially as we age.  20% of elderly people are thought to be deficient in vitamin B-12 even if many of them have no overt symptoms.
  • This type of vitamin is probably better known and more widely used than any other nutritional supplement. As early as 1742, lemon juice was known to prevent scurvy, a debilitating disease which often plagued long-distance sailors. But not until 1928 was the relevant component in lemon juice identified as vitamin C.
  • A quarter of a teaspoon of Calcium Ascorbate powder is the equivalent to 1000mg of vitamin c.
  • Zinc is an essential mineral required by every cell in the body.  It is concentrated in the muscles, bones, skin, kidneys, liver, pancreas and eyes, and in men, the prostate gland. Zinc is known to heal the skin and speed up the process of wound healing and assists in preventing scars. It also helps the body process essential fatty acids.

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