Sunday, September 26, 2010

Why are we having so much trouble with the food supply?

It could be our growing love of technology. We can build a computer that previously only humans could do. But the technology we're using on our food could be harming people on a daily base. The problem seems to be humans are not machines. The human body is a complex organism that takes in food, sun, air and water. It absorbs what it eats and mostly discards the rest. Everything consumed becomes a complex interaction.

It all starts with some basic vitamins and minerals. The body is comprised of approximately four to six percent minerals. What the proper minerals, vitamins cannot function in the body. Vitamins are organic micronutrients essential to normal human metabolism. Each one performs an important function in the body and is necessary to maintain a proper balance. Most are not manufactured by the body and need to be

Hydrophilic minerals are the minerals used by our body. These are plant derived minerals which means they enter the plant through its root system. They are 200 to 2000 times smaller than metallic minerals. They are water soluble and easy to dissolve without digestion. The absorbs almost 100% of Hydrophilic minerals.

There are two different classifications of vitamins which are Fat Soluble and Water Soluble. The Fat Soluble vitamins are vitamin A, D, E and K. Fat soluble vitamins can be stored in the body. There are nine types of Water Soluble vitamins E. There are eight EC just the vitamin is in has identified B vitamins and vitamin C. Water Soluble vitamins cannot be stored by the body and must be replaced. These are just the vitamins that man has identified to date and there is no telling how many remain to be discovered.

Fish Oil Health Benefits from Omega-3s

Saturday, September 25, 2010

What are antioxidants and why are they so important?

Antioxidants are very important to our body. Antioxidants are the nutrients that help protect the cells within the body from being damaged by free radicals in our system. Unfortunately free radicals come in part as we continue to consume processed nutrient depleted, chemically laden food. These junk foods and chemicals are what contributes to the level of free radicals in our body.
A good way to know the value of the antioxidants protection you get in a product is a test called ORAC value. It is an indicator for that product to provide antioxidant protection against free radical damage. ORAC stands for Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity. When you understand the ORAC value of the MannaFeast, it is naturally occurring so it is more effective and the level of ORAC is literally off the chart.

Benefits of whole food nutrition in a supplement powder