49ers Star Chris Culliver Out for Season: ACL Recovery Tips

49ers Star Chris Culliver Out for Season: ACL Recovery Tips

Ligaments connect bone to bone and tendons connect muscle to bone. The function of these connectors is important for everyday activities and movements especially in sports and athletics. Athletes are prone to ligament and tendon damage due to the stresses of physical activity, especially repetitive motions like running, jumping and quick change of direction. The good news is that many vitamins, minerals and nutrients from food have important roles in ligament, tendon and tissue repair.

What Foods can Help Strengthen Ligaments?

Colorful Fruits and Vegetables provide a variety of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and antioxidants. The powerful antioxidant vitamin C is very common and is very important for athletes. Vitamin C helps support and strengthens connective tissue according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Vitamin C may also help reduce inflammation associated with injuries like a torn ACL. Fruits particularly high in vitamin C include cantaloupe, oranges, kiwi, cherries, mangoes and papaya. Vegetables also high in Vitamin C include tomatoes, spinach, broccoli and cauliflower. Vitamin C is so important to athletes because it can help your body produce collagen, which strengthens the connective tissue that forms our ligaments and tendons. Getting enough vitamin C also helps prevent further injury to damaged tissue and muscles.

Manganese is another important trace mineral that supports ligament and tissue health. Manganese helps supports strong bones and muscle function. Foods like nuts, hazelnuts, pecans, roasted pumpkin seeds and some shellfish contain the mineral manganese. Other trace minerals known for ligament and muscle strengthening and repair include copper and zinc. Zinc is especially important for maintaining strong joints and tissues.

Fatty Fish are prime sources of omega-3 fatty acids which are healthy fats that in addition to promoting heart health may also reduce inflammation associated with ligaments and connective tissue. Athletes should be consuming fresh ocean fish like salmon, tuna, flounder, trout, herring and sardines to get the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. This important nutrient for the body can help protect nerves and help keep blood flowing and joints moving.

How Do I Fill My Nutrition Gaps?

We should be eating a well balanced diet everyday that includes fresh colorful fruits and vegetables, ocean fish and whole foods to provide our bodies with the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. How healthy is your diet? I know most people and athletes in particular do not have enough time in their day to sit down and eat a well balanced meal. Most people just end up eating fast food. It’s a busy world and truth be told, most of us struggle to eat properly. Getting the right amounts of vitamins and minerals, the optimal range of nutrients from fruits and vegetables, plus essential fatty acids solely from your diet is extremely difficult yet so beneficial to your overall health especially ACL, ligament, and tendon health.

NUTRILITE vitamins, minerals and supplements provide the best athletes in the world with nutrition most people don’t get from their diet alone. Phytonutrients, a cornerstone of NUTRILITE supplements, are the natural nutrients in plants such as lycopene from tomatoes, resveratrol from grapes, and lutein from spinach leaves. Unlike other vitamins and supplements that are synthetic, NUTRILITE vitamins and supplements have plant based ingredients, so you get nutrients the way nature intended. NUTRILITE is the only global vitamin and mineral brand to grow, harvest, and process plants on their own certified organic farms. NUTRILITE takes the utmost care to use only the best sources of ingredients for every supplement in their line and that’s why successful sports team like AC Milan (most successful soccer team), Detroit Redwings (most successful hockey team) and many other major league baseball, professional football, and Olympic athletes trust, believe in and use their supplements.

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The 3 NUTRILITE products contained in the NUTRILITE® Perfect Pack for Your Health can help replenish this much needed nutrition and positively impact your long term health ability to stengthen ACL, ligaments and tendons.

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“Slight Edge Performance Program”: Alarming Vitamin D Deficiencies in NFL Football Players

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“Slight Edge Performance Program”: Alarming Vitamin D Deficiencies in NFL Football Players

According to a study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2011 Annual Meeting, vitamin D deficiency might be unusually high among American football players, with black players and players who have suffered muscle injuries showing significantly lower vitamin D levels.

According to the study, researchers tested the vitamin D levels of 89 professional football players from the New York Giants National Football League (NFL) team in the spring of 2010 and found that 27 players (30.3%) had deficient vitamin D levels (below 20 ng/mL). As many as 45 players (50.6%) had levels consistent with vitamin D insufficiency (between 20 and 31.9 ng/mL). Only 17 players (19.1%) had values within normal limits (above 32 ng/mL).

Lead author Michael K. Shindle, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon from Summit Medical Group, in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey said, “We found that an alarming percentage of players — 80.9% — had abnormal vitamin D levels of less than 32 ng/mL.”

Dr. Michael K. Shindle added that all players sustaining injuries that caused them to miss at least 1 practice or game had vitamin D levels that were significantly lower than players without muscle injury.

The study done with the NFL’s New York Giants consisted of 31 white players and 58 black players. Blacks tend to have lower vitamin D levels than whites in the general population. “Up to 93% of African American players had abnormal vitamin D levels, compared with 31% of white players,” Dr. Shindle said.

What is Vitamin D?
Vitamin D is an essential vitamin required by the body for the proper absorption of calcium, bone development, control of cell growth, neuromuscular functioning, proper immune functioning, and alleviation of inflammation.

Why is Vitamin D important for good health and athletic performance?
Dr. Shindle says, “It’s also been shown that vitamin D can increase the number of type II, or fast twitch, muscle fibers.” This is very important for athletes who want to get faster and increase their speed.

According to a 2009 study published in “Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,” maintaining proper levels of vitamin D helps your body to properly use calcium, a mineral required for proper functioning of your muscles, including fast twitch muscle fibers. Consuming vitamin D can increase the number of fast twitch muscle fibers within your muscle tissue, as well as increase the size of these fibers. Overall, this translates to an increase in athletic performance.

Inadequate levels of vitamin D can lead to a weakened immune system, increased cancer risk, poor hair growth, and osteomalacia, a condition of weakened muscles and bones.

Other Benefits of vitamin D?
•It is crucial for the absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorous which help support and maintain healthy bones.
•It is an immune system regulator.
•It may be an important way to arm the immune system against disorders like the common cold.

What is the best way to get vitamin D?
Vitamin D for humans is obtained from sun exposure, food and supplements. Sunlight promotes sufficient vitamin D synthesis in the skin. Foods that contain vitamin D include fish oils, fatty fish, beef liver, cheese, egg yolks, and certain mushrooms.

Personally I have been taking a plant based food supplement called NUTRILITE® DOUBLE X® since my college football days at Virginia State University. I noticed how I had more energy to train harder and workout longer. I also found that my body was recovering faster from workouts and competition. My friend Amanda is a former college soccer player and in 2008 she recommended that I use it to fill all my nutrition gaps. She said Double X was the best and in my personal opinion she was telling the truth! NUTRILITE® is the world’s leading brand of vitamin, mineral, and dietary supplements. It’s formulated by NUTRILITE, the only global vitamin and mineral brand to grow, harvest, and process plants on their own certified organic farms.**

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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.

World-class Olympic sprinter and former world’s fastest man Asafa Powell is the perfect example of an elite athlete who plant based supplementation made a tremendous difference for and the reason for that is he was now provided with the nutrients he needed to operate at maximum efficiency.

Asafa Powell broke the world record for the 100-meter sprint in June 2005, three months after adding NUTRILITE™ DOUBLE X™ to his training regimen.

In 2005, the then 22-year-old Asafa Powell broke the men’s 100-meter world record at a meet in Athens, Greece becoming the world Record holder in the 100-meter sprint — just three months after his brother introduced him to NUTRILITE DOUBLE X. Asafa’s brother Donovan, who also was a world-class sprinter, was introduced to the NUTRILITE brand by his wife’s parents. Appreciating the benefits he received from DOUBLE X, Donovan supplied the multivitamin to his younger brother when he complained of low energy levels during his training early in 2005.

“Taking DOUBLE X was the only change I made to how I had been training,” says Asafa. “After I started taking it, I felt I had more energy to train harder and run faster. I am very careful about what I consume so I appreciate the balanced vitamin and mineral content plus the rich, all-natural plant concentrates in DOUBLE X.”

The world class runner said: “When I run, I don’t think about anyone else. I don’t think about my competition, I just do what I have to do. Nutrilite is a lot like me that way, because they don’t consider the competition in what they do, they just focus on being the best in their field,” he says. “I am confident that DOUBLE X and NUTRILITE will help me power up for the competitions yet to come.”

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REFERENCES:
http://www.nutrilite.com
http://www.amway.com
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/746310:’Alarming’ Vitamin D Deficiencies in NFL Football Players. Medscape. Jul 13, 2011.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/161618.php
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“Slight Edge Performance Program” Nutrition to Increase Speed and Athleticism

“Slight Edge Performance Program” Nutrition to Increase Speed and Athleticism.

Don’t you want to give your body what it needs to have more energy to train harder, complete your work outs and run faster?

World-class Olympic sprinter and former world’s fastest man Asafa Powell is the perfect example of an elite athlete who plant based supplementation made a tremendous difference for and the reason for that is he was now provided with the nutrients he needed to operate at maximum efficiency.

World class Olympic sprinter Asafa Powell broke the world record for 100-meter sprint in June 2005, three months after adding NUTRILITE™ DOUBLE X™ to his training regimen.

In 2005, the then 22-year-old Asafa Powell broke the men’s 100-meter world record at a meet in Athens, Greece becoming the world Record holder in the 100-meter sprint — just three months after his brother introduced him to NUTRILITE DOUBLE X. Asafa’s brother Donovan, who also was a world-class sprinter, was introduced to the NUTRILITE brand by his wife’s parents. Appreciating the benefits he received from DOUBLE X, Donovan supplied the multivitamin to his younger brother when he complained of low energy levels during his training early in 2005.

“Taking DOUBLE X was the only change I made to how I had been training,” says Asafa. “After I started taking it, I felt I had more energy to train harder and run faster. I am very careful about what I consume so I appreciate the balanced vitamin and mineral content plus the rich, all-natural plant concentrates in DOUBLE X.”

The world class runner said: “When I run, I don’t think about anyone else. I don’t think about my competition, I just do what I have to do. Nutrilite is a lot like me that way, because they don’t consider the competition in what they do, they just focus on being the best in their field,” he says. “I am confident that DOUBLE X and NUTRILITE will help me power up for the competitions yet to come.”

Why and how did good nutriton Help Asafa Powell improve his training, increase his speed and become the world’s fastest man?

Your skeletal muscles contain two main classifications of muscle fibers: slow twitch and fast twitch muscles. Healthy skeletal muscles play a huge role in your day-to-day functioning — they support your posture, as well as allow for movement and locomotion.

Slow-twitch muscle fibers contract at a relatively slow rate and play an important role in muscle endurance. Fast twitch muscle fibers contract rapidly, and allow for explosive movements. The health of your fast twitch muscle fibers relies partially on the quality of your diet, and consuming specific nutrients helps to nourish these muscle fibers.

VITAMIN E
One nutrient that can benefit your fast twitch muscle fibers is vitamin E, a family of eight antioxidant vitamins. When exercising our muscles produce metabolic activity that include the numerous chemical reactions required for muscle contraction that also generate a number of harmful chemicals called free radicals. Free radicals can damage your muscle fibers, causing tissue damage called oxidative stress that can lead to the destruction of muscle fibers. Vitamin E can help suppress the breakdown of fast twitch muscle fibers in the muscles in response to oxidative stress. Eating foods rich in vitamin E and also taking plant based vitamin E supplements might help to prevent fast twitch muscle fiber breakdown due to free radical exposure. Buy NUTRILITE DOUBLE X® and give your body 500% daily value of vitamin E.

VITAMIN D
Vitamin D also might have a beneficial effect on your fast twitch muscle fibers. Maintaining proper levels of vitamin D helps your body to properly use calcium, a mineral required for proper functioning of your muscles, including fast twitch muscle fibers. Consuming vitamin D can increase the number of fast twitch muscle fibers within your muscle tissue, as well as increase the size of these fibers, according to a 2009 study published in “Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.” Overall, this translates to an increase in athletic performance. Buy NUTRILITE DOUBLE X® and give your body 100% daily value of vitamin D. Research shows that most people don’t get enough vitamin D in their diet. NUTRILITE Vitamin D3 provides the naturally occurring form of vitamin D your body produces when exposed to sunlight – in an amount that is equal to 20 glasses of milk.

While vitamins D and E might prove beneficial for maintaining healthy fast twitch muscle fibers, maintaining healthy muscles relies on a number of factors. Regular physical activity helps maintain or improve the size and numbers of fast twitch muscle fibers as well as maintains the health of your muscles as a whole. In addition, other nutritional factors, such as protein intake, help to determine the size of your muscles and muscle fibers.

PROTEIN
Your fast twitch muscle fibers — as well as your general muscle health — rely on adequate protein intake. Protein makes up a significant portion of your muscle tissue, and your muscle cells must continually generate new protein to maintain themselves. Eating foods rich in protein increases your intake of amino acids, the building blocks used to make protein within your cells. Fast twitch muscle fibers, in particular, require the amino acid beta-alanine. Beta-alanine is important to the production of carnosine, a compound associated with improved athletic performance and found in high levels in healthy fast twitch muscle fibers. Consume lean meats, eggs, dairy, soy and quinoa as sources of beta-alanine, as well as other amino acids required for healthy fast twitch muscles. Fuel your muscle-building power. The ultimate combination of flavor and performance to help fuel the building and rebuilding of lean muscle mass. 25 grams of protein and a nutritious blend of ingredients and antioxidants help muscles recover and rebuild, while boosting energy stores (or muscle energy) to ensure you are ready for your next workout. FEEL THE ENERGY. KNOW THE POWER.™BUY NUTRILITE® Whey Protein Bar – Cookies and Cream.

OTHER IMPORTANT NUTRIENTS
In addition, minerals like sodium, calcium and potassium help your nerves communicate with fast twitch muscle fibers, allowing for controlled muscle contraction and movement. To best nourish your fast twitch muscles, follow a balanced diet rich in lean proteins, fresh produce, whole grains, legumes and healthy fats. If you’re interested in increasing your fast twitch muscle fiber number or size, talk to a registered dietitian or sports scientist to recommend a diet and exercise program to help reach your goals.

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.

NO BANNED SUBSTANCES!!! HOW TO KNOW YOUR SUPPLEMENTS ARE SAFE???

NSF Certification Addresses Athletes’ Fear of Unknowingly Testing Positive for Banned Substances.

NSF International’s Certified for Sport® program reduces the risk that a dietary or sports supplement contains banned substances. Recognized by Major League Baseball (MLB) and the MLB Players Association, National Football League (NFL), Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the PGA, the NSF Certification program responds to the growing demands by athletes, coaches, team owners and others concerned about finding banned substances in sports nutrition products.

Nutrilite supplements earn Highest sports certification in North America and you can BUY them HERE

World class Olympic sprinter and former world’s fastest man Asafa Powell says, “It takes a lot of hard work, you have to remain focused and you have to be patient.”

Are you having trouble finishing your workouts and recovering?

NUTRILITE DOUBLE X® selects specific plant concentrates that unlock cellular energy with ATP generating Bvitamins for energy you can feel all day!

What are you doing for energy and how much is good and nutrition worth to you?

NUTRILITE DOUBLE X and other plant based, NSF Certified for Sport Nutrilite Supplements work for world-class sprinter Asafa Powell, Olympic long-distance Runner Kara Goucher, NFL Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner, Olympic champion pole vaulter Jenn Suhr, Detroit redwings, AC Milan and other elite athletes and they will work for you!

Set your goals work hard and achieve them…FAST!!!!!

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REFERENCES:
http://www.nutrilite.com
http://www.amway.com
http://www.livestrong.com/article/545756-vitamins-for-fast-twitch-muscles/
http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/nutrition-fast-twitch-muscles-1986.html

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“Slight Edge Performance Program” ACL Recovery: Nutrition for Healing Ligaments

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ACL Recovery: Nutrition for Healing Ligaments

An MRI on Wednesday February 13, 2013 revealed that Kentucky center Nerlens Noel has torn his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The star player was expected to be the NBA’s No. 1 overall selection in the upcoming draft.

New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury to his right knee during pre-season practice in July 2012. Thomas, who signed a four-year $28.4 million deal in March, spent the entire 2011 season on injured reserve. Thomas also tore the ACL in his right knee in 2005 while at USC.

The NBA had four ACL blowouts last season (2011′-2012′) including Chicago’a Derrick Rose, New York’s Iman Shumpert, Minnesota’s Ricky Rubio and Oklahoma City’s Eric Maynor.

Leandro Barbosa a guard for the Boston Celtics fell to a torn ACL on Feb 12, 2013. Lou Williams Guard for the Atlanta Hawks suffered a Torn right knee ligament Jan 18, 2013. Rajon Rondo Point Guard for the Boston Celtics tore his right ACL on Jan 27, 2013.

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had January 9th, 2013 to repair two torn ligaments in his right knee. The two-hour procedure was meant to repair Griffin’s torn lateral cruciate ligament or LCL – a band of fibrous tissue that connects the thigh bone to the outer bone of the lower leg – as well as his anterior cruciate ligament or ACL, which he tore initially in 2009. The new ACL injury occurred in grafted tissue used to treat the 2009 tear.

South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore, who tore an ACL in 2011 and battled all the way back, suffered an injury that looked as ugly as any we’ve ever seen playing against University of Tennessee in October 27th 2013.

An ACL injury is the tearing of the anterior cruciate (KROO-she-ate) ligament, or ACL, inside your knee joint. An ACL injury most commonly occurs during sports that involve sudden stops and changes in direction — such as football, basketball, soccer, tennis and volleyball. Depending on the severity of your ACL injury, treatment may include surgery to replace the torn ligament followed by rehabilitation exercises to help you regain strength and stability.

With so many ACL and ligament injuries happening in sports today there is a great need for information and education about how to help prevent this terrible injury. We also need information and education concerning how to recover quicker and stronger from an ACL or ligament injury.

Torn or pulled ligaments can be frustrating and slow to heal especially for athletes. Good nutrition can help quicken the recovery period and help strengthen injured ligaments.

Ligaments are cable like structures that hold your bones together. Without them you would not be able to move without falling apart. A strained or torn ligament actually involves millions of tiny tears of the collagen and that makes up the ligament. Vitamins can help with ligament repair. According to http://www.dynamicchiropractic.com the peak time for collagen synthesis to occur for healing is five to seven days after the injury. Therefore it is critical to introduce proper foods and vitamins and minerals doing that time. After the seventh day the potential for collagen to repair itself is dramatically reduced.

VITAMIN C
http://www.dynamicchiropractic.com suggests that vitamin C and a handful of B vitamins should be included in the healing process. Vitamin C has been shown in many studies to be a powerful anti-inflammatory nutrient especially when combined with proteolyptic enzymes. The combination is even more effective than many drugs used for the same purpose. The body recognizes drugs as poison and has a difficult time metabolizing them, but Vitamin C is natural and easily absorbed into the system. Vitamin C and iron are both essential amino acids necessary for the synthesis of collagen.
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B VITAMINS
B-6 is involved in protein synthesis which is especially crucial after a ligament injury. B-12 is a macronutrient found in RNA and DNA. B-12 is critical because a deficiency can cause a slow down in collagen production. B-2 is another vitamin to consider taking since it, along with copper takes part in strengthening new collagen.
Vitamin B-12 is also important for energy! Click HERE and read about XS ENERGY!

MULTIVITAMIN
It’s a great idea to take a multivitamin as a daily routine, but the practice becomes even more critical when healing from a sprained or torn ligament. Generally the body begins healing three days post injury. It is at this point the body will be demanding nutrients, vitamins and minerals to repair the damage done to this remarkable biological machine known as the human body. A daily multivitamin provides the raw material for recovering from ligament damage with a broad range of nutrients, each contributing to the healing process to some extent.
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PROVEN SOLUTIONS
So what should serious athletes DO to be proactive about protecting themselves and preventing injury?
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Nutritional supplements can help you take your game to the next level by ensuring that your body’s nutritional gaps are covered. So, how do you know for sure that the supplements you take don’t contain banned substances that could get you benched?

Look for NSF on the label to ensure safety.
Supplements that carry the NSF® Certified for Sport® mark have undergone the rigorous standards established through the NSF Athletic Banned Substances Program. It minimizes the risk that a dietary supplement or sports nutrition product contains banned substances when taken at the recommended serving size.*

How much is good health worth to you? How important is staying healthy and Injury free to you?

Think of your body like a Incredible Machine or a awesome car. The Fuel you put into it will determine the performance you get out of it! So along with a healthy diet and exercise make sure you fill all nutritional gaps with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients from a safe and effective source.

REFERENCES:
http://www.abcnews.com
http://www.mayoclinic.com/ACLinjury
http://www.ehow.com/vitamins-for-ligament-repair
http://www.nutrilite.com
http://www.amway.com

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NCAA says Football players must spend three years in college (or be out of high school three years) before entering the NFL draft. Jadeveon Clowney would be a Top 5 pick and be an instant Multi millionaire in this years 2013 NFL Draft but he must wait to finish his junior year 1st. Some say for business reasons he should sit the year out to make sure he does not get injured and risk his High Draft Potential. The difference between a 1st Round Pick and 2nd Round could mean MILLIONS!!! What do you think? What would you do?

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“Slight Edge Performance Program” Injury Prevention and Athletic Performance

Today, more than 95% of all chronic disease is caused by food choice, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies and lack of physical exercise.” ~Mike Adams

Personal achievements are realized when athletes combine disciplined training, proper nutrition and daily supplements. Energy, Strength, Hydration, Recovery and Daily nutrition needs are important for athletes to get the most out of their training and to help them reach their personal goals.
In 2005 Jamaican Olympic Sprinter Asafa Powell Became the World’s Fastest man! Check out his Story HERE

Let’s look at a an example. Two high school Football All-Americans are training and preparing for their opportunity to compete and excel at the college level. Both wake up early in the morning before school and get a 45 min workout in. Then after school they do weight training with their team. Also 2 days a week they both have a personal strength and conditioning coach that teaches them speed, agility, power, flexibility and strength. Here’s where the big difference is…. PLAYER 1 takes a NSF Certified for Sport, Plant-Based multi vitamin and PLAYER 2 does not. The reason why PLAYER 1 takes a daily multivitamin is because he learned from his coach that there is a higher energy requirement for Athletes and that we often don’t consume enough of the protective phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals that help to Strengthen our physical performance, prevent sickness,injury and Quicken and Strengthen our Recovery Process.

Is your diet giving you all the vitamins and minerals you need for optimal health?
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Player 1 has an Advantage and a “Slight Edge” over Player 2. Not only is Player 1 putting the Physical Effort in and eating a good diet he is also covering all nutritional gaps and giving his body the fuel it needs to perform at maximum level.
Check out what Olympic Long Distance Runner Kara Goucher says about the role Good Nutrition Plays in her Life HERE

So how much is good health worth to you and your family?

Here are some Key Benefits Player 2 could be missing because he is not using a daily multivitamin:
Healthy eyes. Vitamin A and lutein esters.
Healthy skin. Vitamin A, niacin, and grape extract.
Healthy bone development and healthy teeth. Vitamin A, vitamin D, calcium, and magnesium.
Healthy immune system. Vitamin A, vitamin C, zinc, selenium, and citrus bioflavonoid dehydrate.
Cellular health. Vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin B12, pantothenic acid, selenium, molybdenum, etc.
Healthy connective tissue. Vitamin C, calcium, zinc, and citrus bioflavonoid dehydrate.
Supports capillary strength. Vitamin C and citrus bioflavonoid dehydrate.
Supports calcium absorption. Vitamin D.
Healthy heart and cardiovascular system. Vitamin E, folic acid, potassium, magnesium, copper, selenium, lycopene, etc.
Supports energy production and nerve function. Thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin, vitamin B6, biotin, pantothenic acid, potassium, magnesium, etc
Supports healthy red blood cells. Vitamin B6.
Healthy nervous system. Vitamin B12, calcium, copper, and manganese.
•Healthy hair and nails. Biotin.
Healthy muscles. Calcium, magnesium, and manganese.
Healthy thyroid function. Iodine.
Healthy joints. Zinc.
Support for the body’s antioxidant defense system. Selenium and alpha lipoic acid.
Helps your body metabolize food. Chromium and molybdenum.
Provides protection from free radicals. Lycopene, lutein esters, citrus bioflavonoid dehydrate, dried kale, alfalfa concentrate, etc.
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How healthy is your diet?

When the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released in 2005, the federal recommendations for fruits and vegetables increased from 5-9 servings to 5-13 servings per day for adults. Unfortunately, despite known health benefits of higher intakes of fruits and vegetables, very few Americans are consuming these recommended intake levels. Given that fruit and vegetable intakes are suboptimal for most people, it is reasonable to conclude that intake of the phytonutrients typically provided in these foods is less than optimal, too. Essentially, there is a “phytonutrient gap” among the majority of Americans.

Are you eating the recommended 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables a day?
Learn how to fill your Nutrition Gaps with NUTRILITE® Perfect Pack for Your Health Pack HERE

Are you eating two servings of ocean fish a week?
See Why the World’s Most Successful Pro Soccer Team AC MILAN uses NUTRILITE® Perfect Pack for Your Health Pack to Fuel their Athletic performance HERE

Is your diet giving you all the vitamins and minerals you need for optimal health?
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The Fact of the Matter is we should be eating a well balanced meal everyday to get the nutrients we need to have energy, feel great, help prevent sickness and injury and perform better athletically. If you’re not regularly consuming 22 essential vitamins and minerals, 10+ servings of fruits and vegetables, and one serving of ocean fish every day, the Perfect Pack for Your Health Pack will help you fill your nutritional gaps. Order Online HERE

Are you eating the well-balanced diet that you should be eating?

The Truth is most people are really busy and don’t have the time to sit down and eat a well-balanced meal. Most people just in up eating fast food. Most people eat really embarrassing food that is not beneficial for good health.

Some people say to eat a good well-balanced meal every day you’d have to have your own supermarket!

That’s why the scientist at Nutrilite developed Nutrilite Perfect Pack for Your Health.

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I Spoke with NFL Super Bowl MVP Quaterback Kurt Warner on twitter! Listen to how he says Nutrilite Perfect Pack is helping him:

(ME) @dhdiamond2012: @kurt13warner “Knowing the body has an expiration date&accepting it when it comes is hard to do. How has Nutrilite Perfect Pack helped you?”

(KURT) @kurt13warner: @dhdiamond2012 “I’m back up 2 my playing weight, but leaner & feeling good even after all those yrs… Nutrilite has really helped in process.”

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“I Am The Student…I Am the Athlete…I Am The Professional…I Am The Slight Edge!”

My Business Works with Student-Athletes and Professional Athletes both Former and Current who really want to Achieve and play at a higher level and Win at Life. Guys who really want to Perform at their Highest level and Achieve their Maximum Potential on or off the field, in or out of uniform.” -D.H.

“When it comes to your Health and Success in Life don’t just play the Game! Learn and Understand how the Game is Played!”

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“Slight Edge Performance Program” Injury Prevention and Athletic Performance

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

Today You’ll Learn and Understand why the Nutrients from Plants can help you Prevent Injury and Sickness and Help Increase Your Athletic and Physical Performance.

How Can I Increase my Physical Energy and what Nutrients help with Energy Production? ENERGY

Thiamin also known as Vitamin (B1) is a water-soluble vitamin of the B complex. Water-soluble means it can dissolve in water. We need vitamin B1 so that our body can use carbohydrates as energy – it is essential for glucose metabolism. Vitamin B1 also plays a key role in nerve, muscle and heart function. Thiamine is a co-enzyme – it helps some enzymes work properly. Vitamin B1 is found in high concentrations in the outer layers and germ of cereals, as well as in yeast, beef, pork, nuts, wholegrains, and pulses. ENERGY

What other Nutrients can help me with Energy?

Riboflavin also known as Vitamin (B2) is for Energy Production and and Healthy Nerve Function. It plays a vital role in maintaining the body’s energy supply. Vitamin B2 is crucial for breaking down food components, absorbing other nutrients, and maintaining tissue. Riboflavin helps convert carbohydrates into ATP (adenosine triphosphate). The human body produces ATP from food, ATP produces energy as the body requires it. The compound ATP is vital for storing energy in muscles. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) is also important for Healthy eyes, nerves, muscles and skin and Preventing the development of cataracts.

Food Sources for Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) include:Asparagus, Artichokes, Spinach, Sweet potatoes, Kale, Peas, Nuts, Energy Drinks (XS Energy), Whole-grain breads, Broccoli and more.ENERGY

Vitamins and minerals do not in themselves provide energy, but macronutrients depend on them to regulate the release of energy from food.

How Can I Get More of these Important Vitamins, Minerals and Phytonutrients in my diet?

If You’re serious about Increasing your Ability to perform athletically, Prevent Injury and sickness and Quicken and strengthen Recovery Process you must give your Body the Fuel it needs! Think of Your Body like a car. Without the right fuel your level of performance is threatened.FUEL

Because we don’t often get to consume enough of these protective Vitamins, Minerals and Phytonutrients through diet alone it is Vital that we take supplements. These supplements should be Plant Based and organic with no synthetics or artificial chemicals.

NUTRILITE® is the world’s leading brand of vitamin, mineral, and dietary supplements. Learn more HERE

When you compare NUTRILITE DOUBLE X® to Centrum® and GNC Solotron®, there’s really no comparison! DOUBLE X contains more of almost every vitamin and mineral, plus many more plant concentrates, which provide superb antioxidant protection. Take the 10 Day DOUBLE X CHALLENGE and See for Yourself. BUY DOUBLE X HERE

DOUBLE X Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient helps protect your DNA
In randomized testing, 120 subjects took DOUBLE X twice a day for 6 weeks. Blood samples were taken at baseline and week 6. At the end of the study, everyone taking DOUBLE X showed improved DNA stability. And those with DNA damage in the top half of the range at baseline showed almost twice as much improvement.

NUTRILITEis the only global vitamin and mineral brand to grow, harvest, and process plants on their own certified organic farms.**

Visit my Online Store and learn to Strengthen Athletic Performance, Prevent Injury and Sickness and Quicken and Strengthen Recovery Process with the Highest Quality Sports Performance Supplements in the World, Nutrilite.Learn More about NUTRILITE DOUBLE X HERE

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

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“Slight Edge Performance Program” injury Prevention and Sports Performance Tip

Time And health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.” ~Denis Waitley

Today We Learn about the BENEFITS of the Vitamin E, the Mineral Magnesium and the Phytonutrient Chlorophyll.

Athletes need to get adequate amounts of vitamin E. Nutritional elements like vitamin E are often most found in fresh fruits and vegetables. Foods Rich in Vitamin E include: Mustard Greens, Swiss Chard, Spinach, Kale, Collard Greens, Nuts Tropical Fruits, Red Peppers, Broccoli, Oils and Wheats. The body’s own metabolism creates free radicals during excessive aerobic exercise. Vitamin E reserves make sure these free radicals don’t get out of hand and cause trouble.The majority of vitamin E’s benefits stem from its antioxidant qualities. That means it combines with oxygen and destroys free radicals. It protects polyunsaturated fats and other oxygen-sensitive compounds such as vitamin A from being destroyed by damaging oxidation reactions. Vitamin E’s antioxidant properties are also important to cell membranes. For example, vitamin E protects lung cells that are in constant contact with oxygen and white blood cells that help fight disease. As an antioxidant with a powerful punch, vitamin E helps prevent cancer, heart disease, strokes, cataracts, and possibly some of the signs of aging.
Vitamin E protects artery walls and keeps the “bad” low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol from being oxidized. Oxidation of LDL cholesterol marks the beginning of clogged arteries. Vitamin E also keeps the blood thin by preventing blood platelets from clumping together. High levels of vitamin E in the body decrease the risk of a non-fatal heart attack or stroke in most people. A dynamic cancer fighter, vitamin E protects cells and DNA from damage that can turn cancerous. It reduces the growth of tumors while enhancing immune function and preventing precancerous substances from being turned into carcinogens. Vitamin E can be beneficial to people with diabetes. It enhances the action of insulin and improves blood glucose metabolism by reducing oxidative stress. The health benefits of vitamin E come from its antioxidant properties. Antioxidants remove free radicals — the unstable compounds that damage the cell structure. Immunity levels improve when vitamin E is consumed. Another important benefit of vitamin E is that it reduces cholesterol and the risk of developing cancer.

Leading health authorities tell us we need to eat from 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day. But who really does eat this much? Click HERE to Learn about NUTRILITE Concentrated Fruits & Vegetables can help. It captures crucial phytonutrients from natural fruits, vegetables, and plants – enough to equal the amount found in 10+ servings – in just 2 easy-to-swallow tablets.

Magnesium is a mineral that’s crucial to the body’s function. Foods Rich in Magnesium Include: Peanut butter, rice, Wheat, oat Bran, Squash, dried herbs, almonds, cashews, pumpkin seeds and cocoa powder. A deficiency in magnesium can lead to muscle spasms, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety disorders, migraines, osteoporosis, and cerebral infarction. Major Benefits include stronger bones and Muscle Function. Magnesium is also a major cofactor in Energy Metabolism and aids in regulating a Healthy Heartbeat. Magnesium helps keep blood pressure normal, bones strong, and the heart rhythm steady. Experts say that many people in the U.S. aren’t eating enough foods with magnesium. This mild magnesium deficiency could put them at risk for a number of diseases. According to a 1999-2000 NHANES study (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey), 68% of Americans consumed less than the U.S. recommended daily allowance for magnesium. Studies showed that 45% consumed less than 75% of the recommended amount, and 19% consumed less than 50%. Adults who consumed less than the recommended amount of magnesium were about 1.5 times more likely to have elevated inflammation markers than adults who consumed the recommended amount. Magnesium is an essential mineral for staying healthy and is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Multiple health benefits of magnesium include transmission of nerve impulses, body temperature regulation, detoxification, energy production, and the formation of healthy bones and teeth. Health specialists have always emphasized the importance of including adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals in our daily diet. Zinc, calcium, and magnesium are three of the most important minerals essential for good health. Magnesium aids in the absorption of calcium by the body, while zinc actively supports the body’s immune system.

Click HERE and Get Access to NUTRILITE DOUBLE X. NUTRILITE DOUBLE X Vitamin/Mineral/Phytonutrient offers you a powerful balance of vitamin, mineral, and natural plant concentrate protection. It delivers benefits you can count on, like natural energy. And it helps with DNA stability, stimulation of protective liver enzyme activity, and heart, skin, bone, and eye health. It’s also kosher and halal certified.

Chlorophyll is a major Phytonutrient found in mostly green foods. benefits in our body heals, cleanses, and destroys many harmful pathogenic bacteria, fungus, and cancer cells. Foods Rich in Chlorophyll are Broccoli, Alfalfa, Tomato, Apples, Carrot, Spinach, Bananas, Garlic and Green Tea Leaves. Chlorophyll is as important as sunlight, without it life would not be possible. Hemoglobin is the iron-containing substance that provides red blood cells their red pigment and transports oxygen to the body tissues. In fact, we may not realize that our blood is composed of 75% of hemoglobin. As we digest green food, the magnesium helps in rebuilding and replenishing the red blood cells which is responsible for boosting our energy. Refined, low fiber and and animal fats contribute to major diseases start in the colon. Gastrointestinal problems can be best treated by improving the digestion and assimilation. Among those natural nutrients that heal the intestinal track, green vegetables high in chlorophyll content aid in loosening and cleansing the colon. This is to clarify that chlorophyll is not considered as essential nutrient. Nevertheless, people are lacking of green foods in their daily diet are lacking of enough chlorophyll, and therefore advised to add chlorophyll in their diet. We get our food from plants and the chlorophyll benefits within the plant. Even if you eat animals, most of the animals some people eat get their food from plants. But were to plants get their food?
The 2 key components plants get their food from are Healthy Soil and Sunlight.

Phytonutrients literally means plant (phyto) substance needed for good health (nutrients). Phytonutrients are the natural nutrients found in plants, such as lycopene from tomatoes, resveratrol from grapes, and Lutein from spinach leaves. We often don’t consume enough of these protective phytonutrients through diet alone, which is why it’s important to take supplements, such as DoubleX to fill in the gaps!

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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.

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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!

DoubleXProvides your body with nutrients it needs for optimal health.

NUTRILITE® is the world’s leading brand of vitamin, mineral, and dietary supplements, based on 2009 sales. The company was founded in 1934 and DOUBLE X® was the world’s first multivitamin. For more than 75 years, the DOUBLE X formula has undergone continuous research and improvement, making it the world’s best multivitamin.

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“Slight Edge Performance Program” Vitamin D Health Benefits

Mainstream medicine would be way different if they focused on prevention even half as much as they focused on intervention…” ~Anonymous

Vitamin D deficiency is common in athletes. Correcting the deficiency by taking a Vitamin D supplement can produce significant musculoskeletal sports health benefits. Here are Vitamin D Effects on sports health & athletic performance. Vitamin D affects:
muscle protein synthesis, muscle strength, muscle size, reaction time, balance, coordination, endurance
inflammation; and immunity. Vitamin D deficiency produces: muscle fiber atrophy, slow peak muscle contraction, prolonged time to muscle relaxation, and increased risk of chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Type II, fast-twitch muscles fibers, extremely important in many of the burst activities necessary for peak athletic performance and fall avoidance, are particularly sensitive to the effects of Vitamin D deficiency. There is no known threshold for optimal sports health benefits of vitamin D, but studies show many elite athletes are vitamin D deficient, with incidences of vitamin D deficiency in:
basketball players (up to 94%)
gymnasts (83%)
football players (81%)
Because seasonal variations are expected (athletes have higher levels in the summer, when they are getting vitamin D from exposure to the sun), so current recommendations are for testing athletes in early autumn.

Vitamin D is found in many food sources, such as fish, eggs, fortified milk, and cod liver oil. The sun also contributes significantly to the daily production of vitamin D. The major biologic function of vitamin D is to maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorus. Vitamin D aids in the absorption of calcium, helping to form and maintain strong bones. It is used, alone or in combination with calcium, to increase bone mineral density and decrease fractures. Recently, research also suggests that vitamin D may provide protection from osteoporosis, hypertension (high blood pressure), cancer, and several autoimmune diseases. It helps the intestine absorb nutrients, including calcium and phosphorus. This ensures strong bones and a strong immune system. Vitamin D provides calcium balance in the body that prevents osteoporosis or arthritis. Vitamin D regulates blood pressure, reduces stress and tension, relieves body aches and pains by reducing muscle spasms, reduces respiratory infections, helps in differentiation of the cells, aids in insulin secretion, helps fight depression, improves overall skin health by reducing wrinkles, makes skin soft, strong, and smooth, and improves cardiovascular strength by providing a protective lining for the blood vessels.

Although vitamin D supplements are not as effective as synthesizing vitamin D naturally by the body, they are still effective in treating several medical conditions. Vitamin D fortified food products and fortified milk can also provide this essential nutrient to our body.

Click HERE to Get Access to the best Recommended Multi-vitamin, Multi-mineral and Phytonutrient Supplement NUTRILITE DOUBLE X.

Click HERE to Get Access to NUTRILITE D3 2000 IU plus K2. Research shows that most people don’t get enough vitamin D in their diet. NUTRILITE Vitamin D3 provides the naturally occurring form of vitamin D your body produces when exposed to sunlight – in an amount that is equal to 20 glasses of milk.

See How You can Help prevent osteoporosis with calcium and vitamin D. See how NUTRILITE CAL MAG D can Help you fill your Vitamin D Nutrient Gaps HERE

Adequate calcium and vitamin D throughout life, as part of a well-balanced diet, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. NUTRILITE® Cal Mag D provides the proper ratio of three sources of calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D, which encourages maximum absorption potential in the body. You’ll get calcium equivalent to 20 oz. of milk! No added artificial colors or preservatives.

Learn how you can Build, Support, and Maintain Healthy Bones HERE with NUTRILITE® Bone Health Pack
Help protect and build your bones with natural ingredients, calcium, and vitamin D. These three fortifying NUTRILITE® supplements will have you feeling strong, with the ease and convenience of daily a.m. and p.m. packs.

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.

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“Slight Edge Performance Program” Nutrition Tip (A.C. Milan and Nutrilite)

“Slight Edge Performance Program” Sport Nutrition Tip!

Think about your Favorite Pro Athlete. You can Imagine He or She Knows Something about Performing at their Highest Level that you don’t know!

A.C. Milan is the Most Successful and Winningest Soccer Club in the World! This is why? Since 2008 NUTRILITE Experts have been Working with the A.C. Milan Players to Develop tailored Nutrition Plans to meet individual Player Needs.They both BELIEVE Optimal Performance Requires Optimal Nutrition!

The alliance between the worlds most successful football club and the global leader in nutrition was no accident. The NUTRILITE Brand and AC Milan share a common philosophy: optimal performance requires optimal nutrition. And since NUTRILITE products are recognized for getting more out of nature it should come as no surprise that MilanLab trusts NUTRILITE supplements to get more out of their players.

Since November 2008 NUTRILITE experts have been collaborating with Milanlab doctors and specialists to address the individual needs AC Milan players with Tailored nutrition plans. Micheline Vargas, DrPH, CNS, RCEP, is the NUTRILITE scientist charged with assessing the dietary genetic and lifestyle data of players. Using this information she works with AC Milan team physician Dr. Dolci, and head of Biochemistry at MilanLab, Dr. Acaldi, to Formulate recommendations for dietary changes and specific NUTRILITE Supplements.

Even world-class athletes can miss vital nutrients in their diets! By creating a balanced nutritional foundation and augmenting the nutritional gaps with NUTRILITE supplements, our experts have improved the well-being of AC Milan players. Over 90% of AC Milan team members are compliant with the NUTRILITE nutritional program, and their most recent lab test revealed significant improvements in vitamin D levels.

The Result? Improved Physical Well-Being of A.C. Milan Players, Improvements in Vitamin D Levels, Players Feel Better, More Energy, Decreased Muscle Cramps and Fatigue. PROOF that Optimal Nutrition FUELS Optimal Performance!

What SUPPLEMENTS did A.C. Milan Players Use? NSF Certified for Sport Supplements that have the highest certification Standards in Sports Nutrition and are Tested and Approved Safe for NFL, NCAA, MLB, MLS, NHL and Olympic Athletes! Plant based and Organic Supplements like NUTRILITE DOUBLE X, NUTRILTE Concentrated Fruits and Vegetables and NUTRILITE OCEAN ESSENTIALS.

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about being better than you were the day before. “-Steve Young

“You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others.
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