Q: Mothers (and now science) have instilled the importance of eating green foods. Why?

ResistAid™ is a proprietary natural immune support ingredient manufactured by the Swiss life-science company Lonza. It is produced via a patented water-based extraction process (US 5756098, EP 866808 and other patents) from larch trees that grow in abundance in the United States.

Carnipure™ is the premium grade of L-carnitine manufactured by the Swiss life-science company Lonza. The Carnipure™ brand and quality seal stand for expertise and high reputation in the production of quality nutrition products. L-carnitine, which plays an important role in energy metabolism, is essential for transporting long-chain fatty acids across the mitochondrial membrane for subsequent fat breakdown and energy generation1,2.

The Historical Herb
As legend has it, 1,400 years ago, during the Sui Dynasty, the ominous wailing of a man could be heard in the dead of night. When local peasants investigated the source of the wailing, they found a strange plant growing high in the mountains—a plant with glowing flowers and a root that resembled a human being.

Without question, one of the most important dietary supplement categories in North America today is fish oils. As a result, it is a very competitive situation as all of the manufacturers claim their product is the best in order to carve out a share of the marketplace. Often, the retailer is left in the middle, wondering how to effectively evaluate the myriad of fish oil products and their claims. To help with this evaluation, here are some answers to common questions I am frequently asked about fish oil quality.

­­Q: What is the importance of protein for serious athletes?    

A: Serious athletes need protein to help build lean muscle, support muscle growth and development, and elicit rapid muscle repair since they are continually pushing their bodies to the edge.

I’m always asked by parents, “What supplements can I give my kids?” They know their kids are existing on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, hot dogs, pizza and French fries in spite of their best efforts. And they know that nutrients are missing. I’ve had parents buy supplements they have to crush and hide in applesauce, liquid fish oils that their children gagged on, and capsules that had to be opened up and disguised for consumption.

So, what exactly is EpiCor? And, why is EpiCor formulated into popular immune supplements from some of the most trusted natural product brands?

Everyone is looking for the secret to successful and lasting weight loss. The unique combination of PGX® and high quality whey protein found in PGX Satisfast™, from Natural Factors®, makes it a very effective weight-loss tool. Both of these ingredients have tremendous support in medical literature for helping promote feelings of satiety and reducing an excessive appetite. Alone each is effective but combined they are even more powerful.