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YOGA

What is Yoga? Yoga is an non-aerobic exercise practice that increases flexibility, strengthens muscles, centers thoughts, focuses your attention and relaxes the body. It an ancient discipline dated back over 5,000 years. There are many different styles of yoga which each have a focus in different areas. One should find a style of yoga that aligns most with their belief …

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Meditation

What is Meditation? Meditation is practice that has been around for thousands of years. Originally, it was used for deeper understanding for sacred and mystical forces in life. Presently, meditation is used for relaxation and stress relief. There are different ways to meditate including guided meditation, mantra meditation, mindfulness meditation, Qi gong, Tai chi, Transcendental meditation, and Yoga. What are …

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Stress

What is is stress and how does it affect me? Stress is the feeling you get when you are handling more than you are used to or changes in your life. Your body response by releasing hormones that speed up your heart beat, make you breathe faster, tenses muscles and give you feelings of energy. Stress is a normal response …

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Selenium

What is Selenium? Selenium is a trace element that is found in many foods. It exists in two forms – organic (selenomethionine) and inorganic (selenate). Plants take the inorganic forms from the soil and convert it to the organic form. Selenomethionine is used in humans to create methionine which is a common amino acid used to make proteins. The body …

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Vitamin C

What is Vitamin C? Probably the most familiar of all vitamins, Vitamin C is a watersoluble vitamin. This means that leftover amounts of the vitamin leave the body in urine so you need a continuous supply of it in your diet. Vitamin C is also known ascorbic acid. Ascorbic acid is often added to foods to prevent oxidation. Where can …

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Vitamin E

What is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is a group of 8 nutrients – 4 tocopherols and 4 tocotrienols. These nutrients are fat soluble and have antioxidant properties. Alpha-tocopherol is the Vitamin E that the human body uses and it has the most antioxidant properties. Most people in the United States do not reach their Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA). This is …

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Vitamin A

What is Vitamin A? Vitamin A is a group fat-soluble vitamins that are present in many different foods. Many people don’t realize that Vitamin A is not just one singular compound. They are important for vision, the immune system, reproduction, and the normal function of many organs. There are two types of Vitamin A: preformed Vitamin A (retinoids) and Provitamin …

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OPC3

What are OPCs? OPCs, oligomeric proanthocyanidins, are complex of different plant compounds. They promote strong blood vessels and cardiovascular health. The combination of OPCs and other antioxidants provide a powerful formula that has a host of benefits for the body. What is Isotonix OPC-3? The Isotonix OPC-3 marketed by Market America shows antiinflammatory activity and promotes heart health by maintaining …

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Antioxidants

What are Antioxidants? Cells in the human body use oxygen to breakdown proteins and fats. The body derives its energy from using nutrients and oxygen as fuel. Oxygen is also used to help the immune system destroy foreign elements and fight diseases. This process can lead to the development of molecular toxins that react with body tissues in the process …