“Slight Edge Performance Program” Health Education: Liver Health

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~John F. Kennedy

“If you want to make big changes in your life start by making small ones. They can really matter and last!”

The Mayo Clinic Staff defines your liver as an organ about the size of a football that sits just under your rib cage on the right side of your abdomen. Without your liver, you couldn’t digest food and absorb nutrients, get rid of toxic substances from your body or stay alive.
Healthful Facts: fatty foods, alcohol and tobacco can impact your liver’s ability to function efficiently. Our modern lifestyle which includes high stress levels, poor diets, excessive alcohol, medication, poor water quality, processed fast food, exposure to hazardous pollutants like pesticides and herbicides put a lot of stress on our liver which can cause liver problems.

Our liver is the second largest organ in the body. It metabolizes carbohydrates, fats and proteins. It attracts nutrients such as iron vitamin A, B12, D from the bloodstream and stores them for future use. The liver also regulates blood clotting and detoxifies the blood by filtering toxins such as drugs, hormones, microbes and alcohol.

Even if you live a healthy lifestyle and practice good eating habits your liver still undergoes attacks everyday due to air pollution in the environment we live in. The Environmental Protection Agency of the US estimates almost 6 Trillion pounds of chemicals are released into the environment each year. Some of these make their way into your body via the air you breathe, food you eat and water you drink.

As your body’s primary organ for detoxification the liver processes everything you eat, drink or inhale. The liver is the only internal organ that can regenerate itself after damage. If your liver is unhealthy you may suffer from symptoms of liver problems like: extreme tiredness, general poor health, weight loss, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, fever, abdominal pain, itchy skin, enlarged or tender liver. A poor liver is also more susceptible to hepatitis A, B, C virus infection and probability of liver cancer increases.

SOLUTIONS FOR BETTER LIVER HEALTH
In order to avoid and prevent these problems you need to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Creating a good and healthy lifestyle is in your hands and it’s something you can cultivate. Some small but powerful changes you can make are eating lots of fruits and vegetables, beans, whole wheat cereals and less fat. Also drinking plenty of clean water and avoiding or limiting alcohol exposure. Also Incorporate antioxidants such as vitamin A, C, E into your daily diet. Apart from adopting these daily habits there are also herbs you can take to protect your liver.

One herbal remedy that has been known in Europe and other Mediterranean countries since ancient times is Milk Thistle. Milk Thistle is a recognized, natural supplement that can prevent liver damage. It is effective in managing chronic liver disease and protecting the liver from toxic, chemicals, alcohol, drugs and chemotherapy. Milk Thistle has been used in Europe to treat liver problems for thousands of years. In modern-day research Milk Thistle has been shown to protect the liver from damage. The detrimental effects of environmental toxins, alcohol, drugs may be countered with this valuable herb. This is largely due to the active chemical components in the herb that are collectively called Silymarin. Silymarin has the ability to stimulate the growth of new liver cells to replace old and damaged cells. It can also prevent free radical damage by acting as an antioxidant. In fact Silymarin is at least 10 times more potent in antioxidant activity than vitamin E.

Milk Thistle nutritionally supports the liver’s ability to maintain normal liver function. It has shown positive effects in treating every known liver disease including Cirrhosis (scarring of the liver), Necroses and liver damage from drug and alcohol abuse. Apart from preventing liver damage Milk Thistle can also stimulate the production of new liver cells to replace old damage ones. It also blocks the absorption of toxins into the cells, stimulates the secretion of bile (a substance that helps carry away waste) and is needed for the breakdown and absorption of dietary fats.

It’s essential that the Milk Thistle extract you choose for your liver’s health provides you with a minimum amount of Silymarin in each dose. Dandelion has been used for centuries to treat liver conditions such as hepatitis and to encourage normal digestion. It also has a high concentration of vitamin A and Choline (a B-Vitamin that stimulates the liver.) Tumeric is another natural extract which supports liver and gallbladder functions by stimulating the flow of bile. It is also high in vitamin C a very important antioxidant. These natural ingredients respond very effectively to our bodies, providing the supplement that supports and enhances our daily health. I encourage you to make the smart choice with NUTRILITE® Milk Thistle and Dandelion , a very convenient mix of natural herbs that support our liver. If you want to make big changes in your life start by making small ones. They can really matter and last.

Is your liver overworked? Fatty foods, alcohol and tobacco can all stress your liver and make its job much harder. So can common painkillers. Why not lighten its load before it lets you know it’s had enough? Product Advantage
The smart choice is NUTRILITE Milk Thistle and Dandelion, with more ingredients in one convenient tablet to support normal liver function.

Each tablet provides:
156 mg milk thistle extract with 76 mg silybin extract
125 mg dandelion root extract
75 mg turmeric extract
Citrus Bioflavonoid and Acerola Concentrates

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“Slight Edge Performance Program” Injury Prevention and Sports Performance Tips

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. ~Jim Rohn

Today We are going to Learn about the Health Benefits of VITAMIN A, the MINERAL MOLYBDENUM and the PHYTONUTRIENT RESVERATROL.

VITAMIN A is one of the required VITAMIN antioxidants your body needs on a daily basis to function properly. Vitamin A works with numerous natural herbs to fight off disease and keep your immune system strong. The Vitamin A benefits help in numerous bodily functions from keeping your skin healthy to fighting off infection & disease (including cancer). Vitamin A helps maintain healthy eyes, skin, teeth, and bones. It’s also essential for cell division, meaning renewal and it plays a key role in keeping your immune system strong.

Molybdenum is an essential mineral required for many signficant chemical processes in the body. The element is available from many foods, including beans, beef liver, cereal grains, dark green leafy vegetables, legumes and peas. Molybdenum, along with copper, controls the movement and release of iron in the body. The role of iron utilization is important because iron provides oxygen to the body’s organ systems, which is essential for life. Without molybdenum, all body functions would be impaired because they would not receive the oxygen necessary for metabolism. This Phytonutrient is key in Protecting your cells from free radical damage, Inhibiting the spread of cancer, especially prostate cancer, Lowering your blood pressure, Keeping your heart healthy and improving elasticity in your blood vessels, Normalizing your anti-inflammatory response and Helping to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Because resveratrol appears to be so effective at warding off many diseases associated with aging, it is often referred to a “fountain of youth” that can extend lifespan.

Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant and Phytonutrient.Derived from various types of berries especially grapes. Resveratrol has been shown to have positive cancer and weight loss benefits. Indeed, the health benefits of resveratrol are proving to be numerous and substantial. Resveratrol helps to protect your health, and that is by preventing your body from sphingosine kinase and phospholipase D which are two molecules known to trigger inflammation. This Phytonutrient is key in Protecting your cells from free radical damage, Inhibiting the spread of cancer, especially prostate cancer, Lowering your blood pressure, Keeping your heart healthy and improving elasticity in your blood vessels, Normalizing your anti-inflammatory response and Helping to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Because resveratrol appears to be so effective at warding off many diseases associated with aging, it is often referred to a “fountain of youth” that can extend lifespan.

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Why do I need a supplement?
The American Medical Association recommends that all adults take one multivitamin daily. This is true even if you already eat a diet rich in fresh, whole, natural foods, because the foods you consume often don’t supply all the vitamins and minerals you need, at the recommended levels. If you’re going to supplement, why not start with the world’s best multi? NUTRILITE® DOUBLE X® Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient. BUY DOUBLE X HERE

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What’s a phytonutrient and why are there so many in NUTRILITE DOUBLE X Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient?
Phytonutrients are naturally occurring chemicals in plants that help fight off insects, resist disease, promote healthy growth, and enhance survival. Nutrilite has always included these plant nutrients in its supplement formulas because of their health benefits to humans. The phytonutrients found in the 20 plant concentrates in DOUBLE X supplement offer you both broad and targeted antioxidant protection.

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Why are antioxidants important?
Antioxidants are your natural defenses against free radicals. Free radicals oxidize compounds in your cells starting a chain reaction of instability and damage. The antioxidants in NUTRILITE DOUBLE X Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient help neutralize free radicals in five categories and offer protection – right down to your cells!

Why should I choose NUTRILITE DOUBLE X Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient over any other multivitamin/multimineral?
Because it’s the best one made by the company that marketed the very first multivitamin/multimineral in North America. NUTRILITE is the world’s leading brand of vitamin, mineral, and dietary supplements (based on 2009 sales). You get the reassurance of Nutrilite’s cutting-edge research; plant concentrates from natural sources, grown to the highest standards; and the nutritional insurance offered by a great multi.

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“Don’t Just Play the Game! Learn and Understand how the Game is Played!”

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“Slight Edge Performance Program” Sports Performance and Injury Prevention Tips

How much money will it cost you if you get sick or injured? How much is your Health Really Worth to you? As a Former Student-Athlete and now a Sports Performance Nutrition and Wellness Specialist I see a huge need for proper education and implementation of Preventative Health and Wellness solutions especially when it comes to Athletes Protecting their Own Health and Future.

Today you will learn about a vitamin, a mineral and a phytonutrient that are all vital to you performing at your maximum potential and staying healthy.

NIACIN is a VITAMIN also known as vitamin B3. NIACIN assists the Body’s conversion of FOOD into ENERGY. NIACIN works in the body to help proper functioning of the NERVOUS SYSTEM and METABOLISM PROCESS of Proteins and Fats. When You Think of the Vitamin NIACIN think ENERGY! NIACIN is found in Foods including eggs, milk, meat, cereal and green vegetables.

ZINC is an ESSENTIAL MINERAL that is needed along with other Enzymes to REPAIR wounds and maintain Fertility in adults and Growth in Children. ZINC also works to Synthesize Protein, Help Healthy Cells Reproduce, Preserve Vision, Boost IMMUNE SYSTEM STRENGTH and Protect against Free Radicals that Attack the Body. ZINC helps SUPPORT Healthy JOINTS and TISSUES Which is all very Important for ATHLETES. ZINC is Vital because it helps ATHLETES Speed up RECOVERY between Workouts.

LYCOPENE is a RED pigment found in RED Fruits and Vegetables like Tomatoes, Cherries, Apples, Cranberries, Red Peppers and GrapeFruit among many others. LYCOPENE is an Important PHYTONUTRIENT and ANTIOXIDANT that Supports CELL, PROSTATE, VASCULAR, IMMUNE and DNA HEALTH. Studies have shown that LYCOPENE has powerful BENEFITS that help REDUCE RISK of CANCER and CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. LYCOPENE is a VERY important ANTIOXIDANT that helps PREVENT OXIDATIVE STRESS By Free Radicals which is CRUCIAL for Serious Athletes.

MOST people DO NOT CONSUME enough of these PROTECTIVE VITAMINS, MINERALS and PHYTONUTRIENTS through diet alone, Which is WHY it is VERY IMPORTANT to Take PLANT BASED, HIGH QUALITY, and ORGANIC SUPPLEMENTS that are CERTIFIED and Have EVIDENCE Based Research to ensure Effectiveness and Safety. These SUPPLEMENTS help Fill in the Gaps in your health.

P.S. Do what NFL MVP Kurt Warner, Detroit Redwings and U.S. Olympic Runner Kara Goucher DO to Strengthen Performance, Prevent Injury and Improve Recovery Process!
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(1.Go Visit my Personal Website Now! 2.SEARCH: Double X, Multivitamin, Sports Nutrition; 3.Order Online and Get your NSF Certified for Sport Nutrition Supplements shipped to your house!)

Why do I need a supplement?
The American Medical Association recommends that all adults take one multivitamin daily. This is true even if you already eat a diet rich in fresh, whole, natural foods, because the foods you consume often don’t supply all the vitamins and minerals you need, at the recommended levels. If you’re going to supplement, why not start with the world’s best multi? NUTRILITE® DOUBLE X® Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient.

http://www.SlightEdgePerformance.net
(1.Go Visit my Personal Website Now! 2.SEARCH: Double X, Multivitamin, Sports Nutrition; 3.Order Online and Get your NSF Certified for Sport Nutrition Supplements shipped to your house!)

What’s a phytonutrient and why are there so many in NUTRILITE DOUBLE X Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient?
Phytonutrients are naturally occurring chemicals in plants that help fight off insects, resist disease, promote healthy growth, and enhance survival. Nutrilite has always included these plant nutrients in its supplement formulas because of their health benefits to humans. The phytonutrients found in the 20 plant concentrates in DOUBLE X supplement offer you both broad and targeted antioxidant protection.

BUY DOUBLE X HERE

Why are antioxidants important?
Antioxidants are your natural defenses against free radicals. Free radicals oxidize compounds in your cells starting a chain reaction of instability and damage. The antioxidants in NUTRILITE DOUBLE X Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient help neutralize free radicals in five categories and offer protection – right down to your cells!

Buy DOUBLE X HERE

Why should I choose NUTRILITE DOUBLE X Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient over any other multivitamin/multimineral?
Because it’s the best one made by the company that marketed the very first multivitamin/multimineral in North America. NUTRILITE is the world’s leading brand of vitamin, mineral, and dietary supplements (based on 2009 sales). You get the reassurance of Nutrilite’s cutting-edge research; plant concentrates from natural sources, grown to the highest standards; and the nutritional insurance offered by a great multi.

Enhance Your Athletic Performance Prevent Injury the same way the Most Successful Pro Soccer Team AC MILAN does. Get EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to the Same Plant based, NSF Certified for Sport Supplements the most Winningest Pro Hockey Team Detroit Redwings use. Buy Double X HERE

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“When it Comes to Your Life, Health and Performance don’t Just Play the Game! Learn and Understand how the Game is Played!”

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” Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance!”

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