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Digestive health and absorption - AstraGin®

Digestive and gut health has taken center stage over the past few years. It can effect everything from nutrient absorption, skin health, mood, immune function and overall well-being. Eating a diverse diet and increasing fiber intake can help have a positive impact on fueling beneficial gut bacteria. Around 70% of the immune system is present in the digestive system and plays a complex role in immunoregulation. AstraGin® is a patented, highly purified natural compound comprised of Panax notoginseng and Astragalus membranaceus from the ingredient manufacturer NuLiv Science. It was developed to support overall gut health, nutrient absorption, the microbiome, and immune function.  AstraGin has shown in multiple scientific studies to up-regulate specific mRNA and transport proteins.This increases absorption and bioavailability of particular nutrients such as amino...

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The sports performance cherry

Montmorency cherries or tart cherries are the sour sibling of typical sweet cherries. They have a rich red color and are highly concentrated in anthocyanins when compared to standard cherries. Anthocyanins are a polyphenol that gives tart cherries and other types of berries many of their benefits. Athletes and physically active individuals could benefit from the strong antioxidant effect of tart cherries. There have been multiple studies performed that looked at muscular endurance, muscle soreness, reduced recovery time, and a reduction in inflammation driven by exercise. This could help reduce muscle breakdown and support maintained strength during recovery. In addition to support muscular recovery tart cherries can also help improve nighttime recovery and sleep efficiency. They are one of the few foods that are...

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Electrolyte and essential mineral

Potassium is one of the most abundant minerals in the body where it acts as an electrolyte. Similar to other electrolytes it assists in fluid regulation, sending signals, and contracting muscles. It is necessary for maintaining optimal fluid balance of sodium levels in your cells. Potassium is predominantly found within muscle cells where it controls the amount of water inside of cells, conversely sodium controls the amount of water outside of cells. This electrolyte balance and concentration is known as osmolality. Under intense activity or hot environmental conditions it is important to restore fluids lost through sweat to maintain optimal performance. Potassium next to sodium is the second greatest mineral lost through sweat. Consuming potassium rich foods can ensure you maintain optimal electrolyte balance....

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elevATP® - Strength. Power. Performance.

elevATP®, a combination of ancient peat and a proprietary apple extract, has been shown in clinical studies to increase serum levels of mitochondrial adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the energy currency of the body.  ATP is commonly known as the powerhouse of the cell. The human body utilizes it to power an incredible amount of biological processes. ATP is formed by the breakdown of stored food molecules such as carbohydrates and fats when energy is needed by cells and other metabolic reactions. So calories and metabolism are what provide the resources to create ATP. Some research has been done on consuming ATP directly to increase internal levels, however it has mixed results and does not survive well and is broken down by the...

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Chaga - the nutrient rich fungi

Chaga mushroom Inonotus obliquusis a nutrient rich fungus that more closely resembles a piece of charcoal when compared to a typical mushroom. It grows on the bark of trees in cold northern climates such as Alaska and Russia. Chaga has been consumed as a traditional medicine for hundreds of years usually in the form of herbal tea. Chaga Mushrooms charcoal like appearance These mushrooms are packed with beta-glucan polysaccharides and have been shown to stimulate and balance the immune system. Along with its immune boosting potential some studies have shown beta glucans can also support lowering blood sugar, LDL cholesterol levels and inhibiting DNA damage. Gut health has become a popular subject in recent years. The polysaccharides from chaga and many other...

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