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1

What can the 3 products of algae be used for?

Increase energy, mental alertness, aid in weight loss and just for nutritional value

2

How can amino acids be taken?

In combo or individually

3

Who are amino acids popular for?

Body builders, athletes and fitness industry

4

What can DNA/RNA do?

Retard aging, improve memory and immune functions and other any protein functions in body

5

What are 2 purposes of detoxifiers?

Provide direct support for steps in detox process and help prevent problems that may occur during detoxification

6

What plays a role in how digestive system works?

Emotions, stress level and balance within endocrine and nervous system

7

As we age what happens to HCL levels and digestive enzymes ?

Decrease

8

Bones are _____% minerals ?

70%

9

Bones are _____% organic material including collagen and non collagen proteins?

30%

10

How much cortical bone is lost per year during and after menopause ?

2-3%

11

What is most active antioxidant in bloodstream?

Uric acid

12

What are antioxidants needed for ?

To fight free radical damage caused by pollution, bad lifestyle habits, poor food, food chemicals and additives and hydrogenated fat

13

What is bone mineral matrix formed from?

Hydroxyapatite (calcium and phosphorus)
Excess phosphates in diet disrupt balance

14

What are the 3 products of algae?

Chlorella, spirulina and blue-green manna

15

What are anti inflammatory amino acids

Glutamine and lysine

16

What are some probiotic supplements?

Bifidobacteria
Lactobacilli

17

What are prebiotic supplements?

Fructo-oligosaccharides
Short chain fatty acids
Inulin (fiber)

18

What health issues are amino acids helpful for?

Allergies, stress related fatigue and hypoglycemia

19

What are the 4 antioxidant herbs that are super fruits ?

Wolf berry, mangosteen, gac and goji

20

What is algae high in?

Proteins, vitamins and minerals

21

What are the supplemental oils?

Fish oils, wheat germ and octacosanol

22

What vitamin is in wheat germ?

Vitamin E

23

What can octacosanol (component of wheat germ) do?

Enhance endurance, reaction time, vitality and performance of 'life'
Also has mild cholesterol lowering effect

24

Which type of fish oil is not recommended because it is high in vitamin A and D and can be full of toxins?

Fish liver oils