We would all love to be able to enjoy the benefits of having optimal health. It’s not really in question is it – it’s a fact.
Surely we all aim to:-
Have an abundance of energy all the time
be able to look younger than our years
be able to perform mentally, as when we were younger
be able to react as quickly as when we were young
have resilience to infections, even when most others get “the bug”
be able to enjoy quality sleep, and wake up feeling refreshed – oh what joy!
There is no “magic bullet” to achieving optimal health. There are things we need to do and not to do (at least to stop doing).
We need to stop smoking, stop drinking alcohol (well, maybe the odd glass of red wine is OK), stop any excessive lifestyle choices like eating fast foods and processed foods which contain lots of fats, sugars and preservatives, drinking sodas, taking drugs.
What we need to do is a longer list which I’ll continue in Part 3.
Because they don’t exhibit any particular symptoms of disease many people think they are healthy when in fact they are merely “surviving”. Are you living a life with optimal energy and health? In reality , over time, you may be “running down” your body by not properly replenishing it with the required nutrients.
How closely do you listen to your body? Do you have any of these symptoms?
General loss of energy and vitality
Insomnia, or inability to obtain quality sleep
Lack of enthusiasm for life, a “can’t be bothered” attitude
Poor memory and concentration
Lowered resistance to infections
Irregular bowel movements
Sagging and pigmented skin
These are some of the subtle symptoms that your body is not running at optimal performance.
When taken regularly, time-proven chlorophyll, the green tonic from nature, cleanses your cells and rejuvenates and energizes your entire body.
It is known as a powerful cleansing agent because it detoxifies the bowels, liver, kidney and bloodstream. It normalizes the beneficial intestinal flora, stimulates tissue regeneration and accelerates the healing of wounds and burns. It also assists in digestion, regulates calcium in the body and increases iron absorption.
Chlorophyll’s chemical structure is similar to haemoglobin, the pigment found in red blood cells. It has proven useful as a blood builder to improve red blood cell count and correct anaemia.
Accelerates inner cleansing and revitalizes circulation. This helps repair and rebuild joints and muscles, and promotes youthful flexibility.
Boosts immune response to swiftly repair and rebuild cells. This helps to prevent ageing and cellular deterioration.
Increases the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood. This is necessary to maintain clean arteries, which are the very lifeline of youthful wellbeing.
Deodorizes the entire body to make you feel more refreshed and invigorated; and free from flatulence, bowel irregularity, and mouth and body odour.
Directions for use:
Add one tablespoon of Liquid Chlorophyll to a mug (200-250 ml) of water, stir and drink immediately. Do not mix in warm or hot water. Take twice daily before meals to achieve a high level of wellness.
Chlorophyll prevents the build-up of destructive toxins and chemically neutralizes the pollutants which we ingest every day. It aids in rebuilding bowel tissue and helps to eliminate excess mucus or phlegm, and it also destroys harmful bacteria. This also gives joints, muscles and body youthful healthy flexibility.
Repairs and Rebuilds
The molecules of chlorophyll and red blood cells are similar. Chlorophyll provides the basic material for building healthy red blood cells (haemoglobin) in the body. Chlorophyll boosts the supply of healthy oxygen-rich blood for more youthful metabolism and vitality. Often referred to as “Nature’s Cleanser”, it detoxifies the bowels, kidneys, lungs and blood stream.
Increases Blood Oxygen-carrying Capacity
When more red blood cells are circulated in your system, oxygen-carrying capacity naturally increases. This is needed for clean, healthy arteries. This resists aging and cellular deterioration.
Chlorophyll is the substance that makes plants green. It has been named the “life blood” of plants. Through a chemical process called photosynthesis, chlorophyll harnesses the sun’s energy in order to perform various metabolic functions.
With that energy, plants convert water and carbon dioxide absorbed from air into sugar. With the minerals from the earth, plants are able to make essential nutrients they need to survive. An everyday miracle really.
From What Plant Do we Obtain Our Chlorophyll?
Nn Liquid Chlorophyll is obtained from Mulberry leaves (Morus alba). Morus alba, known as the white mulberry or silkworm mulberry is well-known in the silk-producing countries, namely China, Japan, India and Vietnam.
The young tender mulberry leaves are fed to silkworms to yield high-productivity strains for quality silk, no chemicals can be used in cultivating the mulberry trees. Traditionally Chinese healers use mulberry leaves to rebalance vital energy of the body. Leaves from mulberry grown without the influence of harsh chemicals and pesticides are known to yield chlorophyll true to the natural chemical composition found in the leaves themselves.
Why Do We Use Mulberry to Obtain Our Chlorophyll?
Most other chlorophyll products are generally derived from alfalfa. Chlorophyll obtained from Mulberry leaves has been shown to be superior, with none of the adverse side effects which may occur with alfalfa derived chlorophyll.
Enzymes are a must for you to enjoy a full, healthy life.
Enzymes are recommended for all ages, especially those who:-
eat mainly cooked food
are under stress
are recovering from surgery, illness, after childbirth
who to protect themselves from cancer, prevent illness and lengthen life
want to increase the effectiveness of nutrition from food or supplements
The benefits of enzymes have been well-publicized in many books. In Dr Edward Howell’s (respected pioneer in enzyme research) book “Enzyme Nutrition” he states “…diets deficient in enzymes cause a 30% reduction in lifespan” “I believe the strain on our enzyme “bank account” caused by diets of cooked food is one of the paramount causes of premature aging and early death. I also believe it is the underlying cause of almost all degenerative diseases.”
Please read the preceding posts for more specific information.
Continuing where we left off, more benefits of enzymes.
Alleviates Tiredness & Increases Energy as enzymes reduce the use of energy being used for digestion. Enzymes are vital for glucose production, providing energy for your muscles and brain. As a consequence your energy levels are raised.
Trims Fat Bulges and Reduces Water Retention due to lipolytic enzymes digest fat for energy. Proteolytic enzymes enhance fat excretion and suppress appetite. Anti-oedema action reduces cellulite and weight gain.
Enzymes retard premature aging and reveal clear, great looking skin. Your skin is properly nourished increasing cell rejuvenation and repair. Fights free radicals which cause premature aging. Preserves cell permeability and allows nutrients in and toxins out.
It’s important to realize that not only are enzymes destroyed in cooked food, the process of us digesting cooked food actually depletes our own supply of enzymes. A double whammy!
So to fight the effects we need to ensure we consume enzymes, some people have even gone so far as to call enzymes “The Missing Link” to better health and vitality, Why? Because of the benefits listed below:-
Enzymes beefs up the activity of “seek and destroy cells” which attack cancer cells by dissolving the cancer cells protein covering allowing macrphages and NK cells to kill cancer cells.
Enzymes strengthens your immune defences by providing amylase (in macrophages (WBC) to seek and destroy bad microbes and toxins. Protease – clears undigested proteins, cellular debris and toxins in your blood.
Enzymes promote healthy cholesterol levels and blood pressure. The key enzyme lipase breaks down and removes fat, lowering LDL and triglycerides, preventing artery clogging. Other enzymes proteolyic, a natural blood thinner.
Enzymes soothe painful joints and body aches by reducing bad PGEs. The effect is less inflammation, helping aches and pains, from arthritis, backache, stiff neck etc.
Enzymes alleviates allergies (food and skin) by ensuring complete digestion protein particles are prevented from escaping into the blood, therefore there is no unnecessary immune response.
Enzymes are energized protein molecules are actually available from a multitude of sources. Raw foods all contain enzymes. The reason it’s hard to get enough simply from your diet is cooking, heat greater than 50 degrees Celcius destroys enzymes.
Why are Oriyen Bio N-Zymes fermented? Fermentation creates a pre-digested enzyme complex which increases the bio-availability of the nutrients. Fermentation takes place in advanced, chemical free, hygenic, bio-fermentation technology.
Oriyen Bio N-Zymes improve nutrient absorption and allievates digestive discomfort:-
Unlocks and allows nutrients from food to be absorbed.
Prevents food from becoming putrefied and causing toxins
Helps prevent indigestion, flatulence, belching and constipation
I hope you read Part 1. If not, please take a little time to do so now –CLICK HERE
Most of us probably didn’t know we had an enzyme potential! I know I didn’t!
Now for the bad news. Our bodies can’t make our own enzymes.
Raw foods contain the enzymes for digestion. More bad news… Cooking destroys enzymes. All forms of cooking, destroy all enzymes.
So how can we replenish our enzyme bank?
Suggestion 1 – eat all raw food – this is not a doable solution for almost everyone , can you imagine eating raw meat, seafood and all raw vegetables? I sure can’t.
Suggestion 2 – eat a good quantity of raw food – OK I can probably do this some of the time, I love raw carrots and salad veges, but I couldn’t eat raw potatoes and lots of other veges.
Suggestion 3 – supplement with a rich source of natural enzymes – OK this is easy to do if I can find the right product. And I can tell you that I have. Click on the TurboZymes link below to find out more.
Spirulina has been consumed as a food for centuries, with ancient cultures in South America and Africa using spirulina for its amazing therapeutic properties and dense nutrient content. Recently spirulina has been termed the richest, most nutritious super food known to man and a September 2005 issue of AARP Magazine listed spirulina as the number one food to add years to your life.
Spirulina is arguably nature’s most powerful green food. With over 60% Protein content, Spirulina is the highest, most digestible source of “complete” protein. Spirulina is also the source of several important phytonutrients like Carotenoids; Essential Fatty Acids like Gamma Linolenic Acid; Vitamin B12 which is not found in any other green food; trace minerals such as Iron, Magnesium, Calcium and Selenium; Sulpholipids and the antioxidant enzyme Superoxide dismutase (SOD) all of which are in a bio-available form.This ability of being easily digested and assimilated is due to spirulina’s lack of cell wall. Most remarkably spirulina is the highest source for phytopigments like Phycocyanin, Beta-carotene, Zeaxanthin and other plant pigments that define green foods like Chlorophyll, making spirulina the most cost effective of green foods.
Parry Nutraceuticals’ Organic Spirulina certification under USDA NOP is based on the USDA – NOP standards October 2005, which restricts use of Chilean nitrate as the Nitrogen source. Parry uses a vegetarian source of Nitrogen and Phosphorous for Organic Spirulina cultivation. Parry Nutraceuticals also has received declaration from the certifying bodies – IMO, Switzerland & Naturland, Germany – to this effect.
Parry Nuetraceuticals Ceriified Organic Spirulina is grown twenty miles away from the historic town of Pudukottai in South India at Oonaiyur.
The temperature here is extremely conducive. We grow our microalgae across one hundred and thirty acres of land in a remote hamlet where there is no ground water contamination. Most importantly, there is no other agricultural activity in this area, so the possibility of artificial fertilizer / pesticide contamination too does not exist.
Bio Enzymes may be something you associate with getting stains out of your clothes “in the wash”, but I’m talking about something else entirely.
And it’s important! Here are the facts:-
We are all born with an inbuilt “enzyme potential”.
Our inbuilt enzyme potential is a limited resource.
Our enzyme “bank” It gets depleted by:-
Eating cooked foods
Having an unhealthy lifestyle.
What are enzymes and what do they do for us?
Enzymes are energized protein molecules. They are responsible for all biological activities in our 60 trillion cells. They are essential for every chemical reaction in our bodies.
As Dr Edward Howell says – “It runs down, health suffers and if it runs out, life ends”
In his book Enzyme Nutrition, he describes the effects of depleting your body’s enzyme bank as, ” . . . one of the paramount causes of premature aging and early death. I also believe it’s the underlying cause of almost all degenerative disease.”
Dr. Howell continues, “To begin with, if the body is overburdened [in supplying] enzymes to the saliva, gastric juice, pancreatic juice and intestinal juice, then it must curtail the production of enzymes for other purposes. If this occurs, then how can the body also make enough enzymes to run the brain, heart, kidneys, lungs, muscles and other organs and tissues?” According to Dr. Howell, “This ‘stealing’ of enzymes from other parts of the body to service the digestive tract sets up a competition for enzymes among the various organ systems and tissues of the body. The resulting metabolic dislocations may be the direct cause of cancer, coronary heart disease, diabetes, and many other chronic incurable disease.”
It our own responsibility to replenish our own enzymes to improve our health, longevity and quality of life. In this series I will be letting you know how to replenish your enzyme bank, naturally.
Bind & Eliminate Unwanted Oil for Trimmer Figure & Better Health
No more expanding waistline! No more worrying about the negative effects that oil can have on your heart!
Just take a delicious Corn Fiber Plus chewable tablet with every oily meal!
Made of 100% natural food ingredients and 100% free of laxatives & slimming adulterants. Corn Fibre Plus offers a healthy yet effective fat fighting solution for more successful weight management and better health. Furthermore, unlike drugs, it does not cause oily spotting or gas with discharge!
Corn Fiber attracts fat, soaks it up like a sponge and holds it tightly to flush it out of the body. More effective than chitosan in oil-binding capacity, and unlike chitosan, corn fibre is suitable even for those with seafood allergies and for vegetarians.
Directions for Use:
Take 1 tablet before, during or within 30 minutes after a heavy or oily meal.
Not suitable for pregnant women and children below 8 years old.
Keep in dry, cool place. Avoid direct exposure to sunlight.
Serving size: 1 tablet (800mg)Servings per box: 32
Trans Fatty Acid
Corn Fibre, Orange Powder (containing Vitamin C), Sucrose, Lactose, Green Tea, Garcinia Cambogia (containing 500mg HCA)
Product of Taiwan
The commonly used fat blocking drugs are Xenical and Alli. Both contain Orlistat as an active ingredient I understand that Alli has a lower percentage of the active ingredient.
The following is an extract from the Xenical Consumer Medicine Information sheet.
“XENICAL belongs to a group of medicines called lipase inhibitors. These medicines work by targeting the absorption of dietary fat in your body rather than suppressing your appetite.
Dietary fats are large molecules that need to be broken down before they can be absorbed into the body. They are broken down by enzymes called lipases. That is, lipases play an important role in the digestion of dietary fat. When taken with a meal, XENICAL interferes with the activity of these enzymes. This allows about 30% of the fat eaten in the meal to pass through the gut undigested. Therefore, your body cannot store these excess calories as fatty tissue or use them as a source of energy. This helps you to reduce your weight by burning up fat that you are already carrying, maintain your lower weight and minimise any weight regain….
Tell your pharmacist or doctor as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking XENICAL.
XENICAL helps most people who are overweight or obese but it may have unwanted side effects in a few.
All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need medical treatment if you get some of the side effects.
The majority of unwanted effects related to XENICAL use result from its local action in your digestive system.
Ask your pharmacist or doctor to answer any questions you may have.
Tell your pharmacist or doctor if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
• increased flatulence (wind) with or without discharge
• abdominal pain
• urgent need to open the bowels
• oily, fatty or liquid stools
• oily discharge from anus.
Normally, these symptoms disappear if you continue treatment and keep to your recommended diet. These symptoms are generally mild, occur at the beginning of treatment, go away after a short period of time and are particularly experienced after meals containing high levels of fat…”
The full consumer information sheet can be read HERE.
Why am I telling you this?
Because there is a NATURAL alternative the eliminate unwanted fat – without the nasty side effects!
What is it? – Corn Fibre Plus
They are chewable tablets with a an orange flavor. They bind, eliminate and block absorption of fat and oil from your body.
They are 100% natural
No preservatives and chemical additives
FREE from laxatives or adulterants
What do these chewable tablets contain?
Corn Fiber – a FAT BINDER– attracts fat and soaks it up like a sponge and holds it. Binds fat 9 x it’s own weight.
Green Tea Extract – LIPASE INHIBITORS– inactivates gastric and pancreatic lipases – prevents fat breakdown from food. Undigested dietary fat (big particles) can’t be absorbed and get flushed away with with bowel movements.
Garcinia cambogia – a FAT SYNTHESIS INHIBITOR – active component Hydroxy Citric Acid (HCA). Numerous research findings show that HCA has potent anti-obesity effects. Great for health too, it inhibits lipids and fatty acids systhesis and lowers the formation of LDL “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides.
WEIGHT LOSS ACTIONS ARE
Inhibits fat production by preventing conversion of excess sugar, starch and protein into fat.
Controls appetite and reduces cravings by modulating serotonin
Raises BMR (basal metabolic rate) – burns fat by increasing energy expenditure
Deficiency in Enzymes – solution – CONSUME ENZYMES
Deficiency in Nutrients – solution – CONSUME NATURAL SUPERFOODS
Toxins are all around us:-
External toxins from the polluted air, impure, dead water, foods, beverages, medications
Internal toxins from poorly digested or undigested food, poor lifestyle, stress, lack of exercise
Free Radicals, highly unstable molecules which wreak havoc in our bodies, are unavoidable:-
They are formed constantly as a result of breathing oxygen
Other causes are, stress, exposure to sunlight, air pollution, cleaning chemicals, aging, cigarette smoking, high fat or sugar diets, processed foods, medication, exercise, illness, agricultural chemicals
Each cell in the body suffers at least 10,000 hits from free radicals every day
We have around 100 trillion cells in our bodies – imagine the number of hits we must suffer daily
Free Radicals damage our cell walls, RNA and DNA and protein enzymes – all of which decrease cellular function and cause diseases like – cancer, heart disease, arthritis, stroke, premature aging, diabetes, allergies, elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol, lowered immune function and other degenerative diseases
ANTIOXIDANTS combat free radicals
Acid-Alkaline Balance is an important aspect of a healthy body
All our cells are slightly alkaline
Alkalinity must be maintained in order to function and remain healthy and alive
An acidic body hinders your body’s ability to absorb nutrients, resulting in deficiencies and decreases the energy production in cells, causing constant fatigue and tiredness
An acidic body decreases your ability to detoxify,decreases the ability to repair damaged cells and makes tumor cells thrive
Causes of acidity are:-
Pressures of life, like shortage of time
Eating acidic foods
Consume alkaline water, food and supplements to promote alkalinity
Enzymes are the human body’s life force, in short – LIFE CANNOT EXIST WITHOUT ENZYMES
Every function of your body depends on enzymes, our ability to see, hear, move, digest food, think depends on enzymes
Your cells degenerate faster if you have an enzyme deficiency
Enzymes have a limited life and must be replaced regularly
Aging, sickness, eating cooked food, exercise and stress all cause a deficiency in enzymes
If you have trouble losing weight you may be deficient in enzymes
You must have enzymes to absorb nutrients from food or supplements
Deficiency in Nutrients
Can be caused by incomplete digestion (lack of enzymes)
A poor diet
Imbalance of minerals, vitamins and amino acids
Insufficient dietary fiber
Cell renewal, cell life, cell survival, cell detoxification, cell repair, cell protection, good cell health, essential cell biochemical reactions all require sufficient nutrition at a cellular level.
You now have the information to not only reduce your health risk, but to actually
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Do you feel you need to boost your Energy levels and rediscover that Zest & Vitality you used to have?
Well, do we have some great news for you! Lecithin is a natural source of energy. A daily dose of lecithin will increase your feeling of well-being and zest for life.
It is particularly effective for anyone recovering from an illness, dieters, chronic fatigue sufferers and men experiencing diminished vitality. It has been shown that seminal fluid has a very high lecithin content.
Lecithin helps build a healthy digestive system, improving your body’s uptake and utilization of nutrients. Research has shown that lecithin improves absorption and enhances the action of fat-soluble vitamins, such as vitamin A, D, E and K. Apart from that it emulsifies dietary fat.
Lecithin has lipotropic properties, which means it is able to break down cholesterol plaques deposited on arterial walls. This means it improves vessel elasticity and blood circulation. It also helps raise GOOD cholesterol (HDL – High-density lipoprotein) while lowering BAD cholesterol (LDL – low-density lipoprotein) and triglicerides.
Lecithin also shields against the damaging effects of homocysteine, an amino acid that may contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease.
For Healthy Liver
Lecithin is important to ensure a healthy liver function. It is the main component of the liver, making up 73% of the total liver fat. Lecithin is able to protect the liver against degenerative changes brought on by fatty foods, alcohol and drugs.
Lecithin’s fat-dissolving ability also helps prevent the formation of gallstones. Gallstone problems are common in people aged over 40. Most people with gallstones doe not experience any symptoms for long periods, if the stones remain in the gallbladder. Pain in the right upper part of of the abdomen that occurs after eating fatty foods may be indicative of gallstones. Other common symptoms of gallstones include belching, bloating, nausea and feeling of fullness after an oily meal.
For Young Healthy Skin
Lecithin is rich in unsaturated fatty acids and is able to help reduce various skin problems, such as eczema. By combating dryness, it helps to restore your skin’s youthful freshness. It also reduces unslightly yellow fatty deposits, which often develop under the skin around the eyes.
All this means that you should include lecithin as part of your diet, irrespective of your age, for a healthy heart, liver and glowing skin.