“Health – A to Z” – L

The Letter L.

Lecithin

Required by every cell in your body. It is necessary for for optimal brain, nerve and cell functions – you can grow new brain cells. It’s inexpensive. It’s easy to consume. It’s an anti-aging nutrient for your skin.It’s natural. It protects your heart and cardiovascular system. It’s essential for healthy liver function. It helps you absorb and assimilate nutrients. Lecithin granules are best obtained from Non genetically modified soy. The granules are easily consumed when added to other foods, like juices, dressings, cereals.

Lemon

A tasty inexpensive way to detoxify. Lemon juice is a potent detoxifier and has been used to help reduce kidney stones and gall stones.  It is a good general blood and body purifier.

Lemons

Lycopene

The natural red antioxidant phyto-nutrient found in fruit and vegetables, like tomatoes, watermelon, papaya, carrots etc. Unlike many nutrients, it becomes more bioavailable in cooked foods. Serving in oil-rich dishes (such as spaghetti sauce or pizza) greatly increases assimilation from the digestive tract into the bloodstream. Lycopene is fat-soluble, so the oil is said to help absorption. Lycopene is anecdotally thought to be beneficial for many health issues.


Love Your Brain – Empower Your Life

Without a properly functioning brain we are in serious trouble, we just can’t live up to our full potential. Your brain works on the principle “use it or lose it”. Despite what you may have heard, you really can grow new brain cells.


Your brain need care and attention just like the rest of your body. So, how can you achieve an improvement in your brain power?

Think of your brain as an electrical circuit board, with an ability to constantly have new circuits installed, and existing ones to be reinforced.

So what are the building blocks of improved brain power? One is physical, the other mental exercise.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS

Keeping your body properly hydrated with energized living water is very important. However, you may not be aware that the single MOST important element crucial for the development and maintenance of healthy brain function is LECITHIN? It is a nutritional building block for the synthesis of the brain’s primary memory neurotransmitter.

Neurotransmitters function as brain messengers that enable the brain cells to “communicate” with each other. When neurotransmitter levels decline, the brain cells are unable to “communicate” efficiently with each other. This means that previously stored information (”memory”), cannot be recalled easily. Your “recall” ability weakens, causing fuzzy memory and mental tiredness in high-stress situations.

Lecithin is essential for mental development and maintenance. Lecithin is inexpensive and easy to consume.

Read more about Lecithin HERE.

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MENTAL ACTIVITY

How do you train and challenge your brain with the right kind of mental exercises? Find a scientifically valid balanced brain workout. Fundamental cognitive abilities – such as memory, attention and processing speed – can be improved with appropriate training. I recommend the scientific brain exercises developed by Lumosity.

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Nutrition

Stabilized Rice Bran – one of the most bio-available whole foods, nutrition plus over 110 antioxidants

Spirulina – Certified Organic – a nourishing whole food

Chlorella – a super nutrient source, a whole food

Bio N-Zymes – nutrients, and enzymes to boost absorption of nutrients

Total Nutritionadvanced phyto-nutrient rich superfood which contains 79 naturally-derived ingredients.

Protein Powder – for a quick easy meal replacement shake.

Lecithin – easy to consume granules – great for your cells, a brain booster

Detox

Chlorophyll – natures cleanser

Tummy Trimm – reduces tummy bulge from colon encrustation

Chlorella – richest source of chlorophyll. Fibrous outer wall (must be broken cell) binds with toxins and eliminates them from your body.

Energized Living Water – Consume energized, living water from the Hexagon water purifier

Organic Green TeaStudies have confirmed green tea’s many health-enhancing conponents

Alkalize

Japanese Plum Balls – The King of Alkaline Fruits

Wheatgrass – in powder form, palatable making it easy to consume

Mixed Vinegar Tablets – very easy and convenient.

Hexagon Water

What is Hexagon Water – All About Hexagon Living Water

Information Series

Chlorophyll Series – Detox, Repair and Oxygenate – detailed information

Enzyme Series – Your Enzyme Potential & How to Improve it. – detailed information

Cell Rejuvenation Series – Cell Rejuvenation for Optimal Health – detailed information

Lecithin Series – Find out What’s the Big Deal About Lecithin – detailed information

Nutrition Intelligence Series – a simple, natural way to get your nutrition

Your Personal Firewall Against An Acidic Body – find out about an easy way to fight acidity in your body.


Nutrition Intelligence – The Wrap Up – Get Total Nutrition

Well, it’s very difficult to end this series as there is still so much to say. However, I’ve made a decision to wrap it up here because I need to tell you what product can provide you with all the elements you need every day. It sure can be overwhelming, trying to figure out how to consume all the right nutrition.

How about one product to provide it all? Yep, one product! Simple and easy to consume…

The product is called Nn Total Nutrition – they don’t call it partial nutrition, it’s TOTAL.


It contains:-

  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Trace Minerals
  • Antioxidants
  • Probiotics
  • Prebiotics
  • Cleansing & Detoxification herbs
  • Fibre
  • EFAs (essential fatty acids)
  • Essential Amino Acids
  • Immune Boosters
  • Digestive Enzymes
  • Alkaline Promoters
  • Phyto-estrogen
  • Cardiovascular protectors
  • Brain Foods
  • Bone Builders

In all, it has 79 ingredients, as listed below.

What have you eaten
so far today?

Compare it with what you intake with just one packet of Nn Total Nutrition!

Each packet of Nn Total Nutrition contains more than 70 naturally-derived ingredients as listed below:

Acerola Berry Juice Powder 30.4mg
Alfalfa Juice Powder 70.4mg
Alpha-Lipoic Acid 2.4mg
Apple Fiber (pectin/cellulose) 200mg
Astragalus Membranaceus 10.4mg
Barley Juice Powder 70.4mg
Beta Sitosterol 10.4mg
Bilberry (std. ext. 25%) 2.4mg
Biotin 60mcg
Boron (as citrate & gluconate) 0.4mg
Brown Rice Bran (source of tocotrienols) 70.4mg
Burdock Root Powder 5.6mg
Calcium (carbonate, citrate, malate) 100mg
Carob 70.4mg
Chlorella (cracked cell-wall) 60mg
Chromium Picolinate 52 mcg
Copper (as gluconate) 0.8mg
CoQ10 200mcg
Dairy Free Probiotics:
Bifidobacterium Bifidus
Lactobacillus Acidophilus
Lactobacillus Bulgaricus
Lactospore (B.coagulans)
52mil
52mil
52mil
52mil
Dandelion Root Powder 7.2mg
Earthrise Spirulina 280mg
Echinacea Angustifolia (std. ext.) 5.6mg
Flax Seed Meal (source of Lignans) 70.4mg
Fo Ti Powder (Ho Shou Wu) 7.2mg
Folic Acid 80mcg
FOS (fructo-oligosaccharides) 52mg
Ginger Root Powder 5.6mg
Ginkgo Biloba (std. ext. 24% 6%) 2.4mg
Grape Seed (std. ext. 90%) 2.4mg
Hawthorn Berry (std. ext. 4:1) 7.2mg
Horsetail (std. ext. source of silica) 2.4mg
Iodine (as kelp) 30.4mcg
Iron (organically bound) 1.6mg
Japanese Green Tea (source of catechins) 2.4mg
Jerusalem Artichoke Powder 150.4mg
Licorice Root Powder 20mg
Magnesium (as citrate) 52mg
Maitake Mushroom 2.4mg
Manganese (chelated) 0.8mg
Milk Thistle (std. Ext. 80%) 7.2mg
Molybdenum (as molybdate) 16mcg
Natural Vitamin E (mixed tocopherols) 40 IU
Niacin 4.0mg
Norwegian Sea Kelp 2.4mg
Oat Bran Concentrate (source of beta-glucans) 20mg
Octacosanol 160mcg
Pau D’arco Powder 7.2mg
Phosphorus 10.4mg
Plant Based Digestive Enzymes
(Protease, Amylase, Lipase, Cellulase,
Lactase, Bromelain, Papain)
16mg
Potassium (as citrate) 75.2mg
Pycnogenol® (Pine Bark ext.) 2.4mg
Red Beet Juice Powder 26.4mg
Red Dulse Powder 7.2mg
Reishi Mushroom 5.6mg
Royal Jelly (6%10H2DA) 10.4mg
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine) 16mcg
Shiitake Mushroom 2.4mg
Siberian Ginseng Root 16mg
Silica 5.6mg
Slippery Elm Bark 5.6mg
Soy Lecithin
(oil free/95% phosphatides)
280mg
Soy Protein Concentrate 9.6g
Spinach Powder 20mg
Vanadium 10.4mcg
Vitamin A (beta carotene) 1000 IU
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) 1.6mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 0.8mg
Vitamin B3 (as niacinamide) 0.8mg
Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) 4.0mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 2.4mg
Vitamin C (buffered) 52mg
Vitamin D 80 IU
Wheat Grass Juice Powder 70.4mg
Wild Imported Rose Hips 26.4mg
Zinc (organically bound) 3.2mg

In a base of: Tomato Powder, Tangerine Bioflavonoids, Cherry Juice Powder, Broccoli Powder, Kale Powder, Carrot Powder, Levulose, Natural Vanilla

Natural Goodness
The processing methods used for Total Nutrition ensure that fragile nutrients like enzymes, vitamins and phyto-nutrients stay intact and active. All-natural, it is free of animal products, artificial preservatives, colourings, flavourings, chemical additives, stabilisers, fillers, binders, and contains no added salt. It is suitable for vegetarians and those who react adversely to yeast, milk, wheat, corn or egg.

Nn Total Nutrition is manufactured under the license of Tishcon Corp, New York, USA, a 100% in-house manufacturer of vitamins and health products established in 1977 and reknowned for its expertise in Chewable Multi-vitamin, Timed Release and Bio-enhanced formulations.
Manufactured in USA.

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What’s the Big Deal About Lecithin? – Part 6 – Zest & Vitality

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.


What’s the Big Deal About Lecithin? – Part 5 – For Healthy Organs

For Healthy Heart and Cholesterol Levels

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.


What’s the Big Deal About Lecithin? – Part 4 – Brain Boosters

Some of the important nutrients which are able to assist in boosting your ability to memorise and concentrate are:-

  • B Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Antioxidants
  • Essential Fatty Acids
  • Ginko biloba and some other herbs

However, are you aware the single MOST important element crucial for the development and maintenance of healthy brain function is LECITHIN?

The active ingredient in lecithin is phospatididylcholine. It is a nutritional building block for the synthesis of the brain’s primary memory neurotransmitter, acetylcholine.

Neurotransmitters function as brain messengers that enable the brain cells to “communicate” with each other. When neurotransmitter levels decline, the brain cells are unable to “communicate” efficiently with each other. This means that previously stored information (“memory”), cannot be recalled easily. Your “recall”ability weakens, causing fuzzy memory and mental tiredness in high-stress situations.

The result is a person is likely to suffer from poor concentration and diminished ability to retain and recall information.

Therefore lecithin is essential for mental development and maintenance.


What’s the Big Deal About Lecithin? – Part 3 – Who Needs It?

The short answer is Everyone! We all need this natural superfood for our brains, and to improve the function of each of our cells, allowing oxygen in and toxins out.

  • Busy people who are subjected to stress
  • People with demanding jobs
  • People who feel they need a memory booster
  • Children above 6 years of age
  • Elderly people- not only to help their mental alertness, also for their physical wellbeing
  • Vegetarians especially may be in desperate need of lecithin. A vegetarian diet is very low in lecithin.

Remember that lecithin is a food not a drug. Our lecithin is derived from soybeans, it takes more than 2kg of soybeans to produce 7.5g (or one heaped tablespoon) of lecithin.


What’s the Big Deal About Lecithin – Part 2 – Grow New Brain Cells

Scientists used to believe that adult brains did not regenerate or add new neurons (the communication pathways in your brain).

The good news is the latest research has shown that the opposite is true. Even after maturity, brain cells do regenerate if they are given the essential building blocks!

This a very good piece of news. It means our mental capacity is not restricted , and it is possible to grow new brain cells and improve our mental alertness even when we grow older.


Remember… unlike other “mind herbs”, lecithin is the actual component that your brain and nerves are made from. Without sufficient lecithin, no matter what herbs you take to improve declining mental capacity or memory, the effort may be futile.


What’s the Big Deal About Lecithin? – Part 1

You may not have heard about this nutrient. You may not even know how to pronounce it – “less-a-thin”.

But it is a big deal, when you find out how it can improve your life in this review.

It is a phospholipid – found in every cell in our body. It is most abundant in our vital organs, brain, liver, heart, kidneys and nerves. In fact 30% of the brain’s dry composition is lecithin. It’s also an important component of all cell membranes. It keeps the cells permeable, allowing vital health-giving nutrients and oxygen are able to enter the cells, and disease causing toxins are able to exit.

In short, it is vital to our bodily functions and considered the most important element for our brain.

If you or a loved ones suffers from:-

  • forgetfulness
  • poor concentration
  • missed appointments and deadlines
  • poor recall of names, faces, facts, dates and numbers
  • mental tiredness
  • constantly repeating yourself
  • problems finding the right words – feeling “lost for words”

If any of these symptoms are familiar to you, then you may be nutritionally deficient in Lecithin.

How do you overcome a deficiency? Simple, take Lecithin in granular form. Remember that lecithin is a natural food, not a drug. It is non-toxic and virtually free of side-effects.

The normal recommended dosage for an adult, just 7.5g (1 heaped teaspoonful) is sufficient to maintain your brain’s memory cells in impressive wording order. The dosage can be safely increased (doubled or tripled) in cases of memory impairment.

Children older than 6 can take lecithin at half the normal adult dosage. Just this small amount per day will help ensure your child gets enough lecithin for optimal mental and physical development.

It can be taken on it’s own, or added to drinks or food, like sprinkled over cereals, soups or salads, blended with fruit or vegetable juice, added to graves sauces or dressings, used in baking such as bread, cakes, cookies.

Our Nn Lecithin is derived from natural soybeans and is completely free from preservatives, coloring or artificial flavoring. Not all Lecithin is created equal. The potency and efficacy of lecithin is determined by it’s phosphatides content. A high quality product would have at least 97% phosphatides and be derived from non-genetically modified soybeans. Anything less is a bad choice.

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Citrus & Yogurt Cake

Today I made a variation on my cake recipe. To make it real, here is a picture.

Cake Made with Lecithin


Using the leftover pulp from my morning juice (today’s was made from 4 oranges, 1 banana and a pear with stabilized rice bran added to make it satisfying and healthy) and inspired by a TV cooking show, which showed a citrus and yogurt cake, I added 3 desertspoons of greek style yogurt I had in the fridge, and two eggs, plus today I added a heaped desert spoonful of our lecithin, of course I used a commercial cake mix as a base, I omitted any butter or oil. I bake it in a loaf tin at a lower temp than recommended, but for a longer time.

It all came together very nicely, and tastes great. Of course it’s not a light fluffy cake, its quite dense and moist as you would imagine with all that fruit pulp.


Quick Nutritious Low Cal Smoothie

Forget about junk food, get some fast nutrition instead.

Here is your recipe for a quick meal replacement smoothie at any time of the day:-

  • Skim Milk or Oat Milk (or other non-diary milk) about 1/2 a large glass
  • 1 sachet Nn Total Nutrition powder
  • 1 banana (or other fruit you have on hand) cut in pieces
  • 1 scoop Nn Hi-Protein (whey & soy drink powder)
  • 1 scoop Nn Lecithin Granules
  • A splash of fruit juice if you like some extra sweetness

BLEND throughly for a delicious, satisfying and nutritious meal.

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Natural Superfoods For Optimal Nutrition

Congratulations on arriving at our blog, here you will discover a whole heap of very useful information on All Natural Super Foods and their benefits to your Health, Wellbeing, Longevity and Youthfulness.

Listed below are the Natural Super Foods you may or may not have heard of, you can click on each one in turn or simply scroll down as you read through.

Also be sure to check this blog regularly as we will be adding more and more information and products as they become available.

There are links to our supplier e-store for product purchases. Please read the How to Shop information here and visit regularly for new information.

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Nn Stabilized Rice Bran

Bio N’Zymes

Certified Organic Spirulina

Chlorella

Certified Organic Wheatgrass Powder

Total Nutrition


TummyTrimm

Liquid Chlorophyll

Lecithin Granules

Nn Hi-Protein Drink

Natural French Sea Salt

Corn Fiber Plus

Certified Organic Green Tea

Want to drink Natural Healthy Water?

See below for two sizes of our Hexagon Pure Water Systems

Hexagon Hi-Energy Structured Water System – large model

Hexagon 8-stage π Water Purifier – counter top model

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Rejuvenating Your Body

We are not doctors or medical researchers and we do not claim any miracle cures for any medical conditions, or to be providing treatment for any conditions. What we do know is that your body needs nutrients to function properly and that today’s fast paced lifestyle may not provide all the nutrition required by your body.

If you have any specific medical conditions or concerns you should always seek appropriate medical attention. Never cease any medication without the knowledge and agreement of your doctor.

Natural superfoods are not drugs, they are food, and they are not intended to replace any medication you may be prescribed. You should always let your doctor know about any nutritional supplements you are consuming.

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