PERSONAL HEALTH & FITNESS
What Nutraceuticals Can Do for You
Benjamin Franklin was right when he wrote, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” What he didn’t know, however, was that this simple proverb was so true that hundreds of years later there would be a $200+ billion market called nutraceuticals, which would be focused solely on the medical benefits derived from food sources. Named by combining the words nutrition and pharmaceutical, nutraceuticals are made from parts of food that not only provide nutritional value, but also have medical benefits.
Nutraceuticals may also:
- Aid in the treatment or prevention of chronic illness or disease
- Slow the aging process
- Increase life expectancy
- Promote overall good health
Nutraceuticals come in many forms ranging from isolated ingredients and dietary supplements to functional foods such as cereals, soups and beverages. Whether you’re looking to enhance your athletic performance or increase your vitamin D intake, there is a nutraceutical that can help.
Nutraceuticals versus Pharmaceuticals
In most Western countries today, the healthcare paradigm is focused on treating illness rather than promoting wellness. The cost of pharmaceutical drugs has skyrocketed; in 2012, prices rose an average of 5.3% for generics and more than 25% for brand names. There’s also growing concern about the safety of these pharmaceuticals. Many medications come with serious side effects, life-threatening risks and unproven results.In addition to these factors, the growing awareness, accessibility and affordability of nutraceuticals, combined with a growing desire to shift the healthcare paradigm to one that fosters good health and prevents illness, make them an attractive alternative solution to traditional Western medications.
The Nutraceutics Brand of Nutraceuticals
Nutraceutics is a supplement brand ideal for those interested in the highest-quality nutraceuticals for energy, endurance, athletic, anti-aging, and general health and wellness needs. The Nutraceutics brand consists of 23 items with a strong focus on energy, athletic support and mental clarity.
Nutraceutics also offers:
- Fish oil
- Vitamin C
- Topical anti-aging and skin health products
- Supplements to promote healthy estrogen and testosterone levels
- Prenatal and children’s vitamins
Most Popular Nutraceutics Products
This supplement contains the 7 peptides present in natural human growth hormones and quickly became a must-have among athletes seeking to improve performance and speed recovery.
A citrus-flavored, effervescent drink nicknamed the “instant-energy, all-day endurance cocktail” for its effectiveness in combating mental and physical fatigue, ProEndorphin boosts energy and increases stamina with a special formula of Kola nut caffeine, ginseng, DMAE, inositol and B vitamins.
Jam-packed with L-arginine, an amino acid that supports the endocrine system, cardiovascular health and other important bodily functions, as well as vitamins and other nutrients, Vivaxl can improve your mental clarity, stimulate your love life, brighten your mood and push you to optimal performance, even on days when it’s hard to get motivated.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.