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Date Posted: 00:27:34 07/03/10 Sat
Resveratrol is an antioxidant a natural occurring phytoalexin. Phytoalexin are chemicals produced by plants to enhance their defense mechanism, they are mostly contained in outer layers of these fruits as this layer act as their first defense against all harms.
Resveratrol has recently acclaimed the attention of both researchers and consumers all over the world as an anti-aging natural support. Resveratrol actually came into focus when health data of Frenchmen were compared to the Americans, results of this research started a whole new debate on reason behind Frenchmen being 60% healthier than Americans. And the difference was the use of red French vine in daily routine. Resveratrol is major constituent of red vine that helps breaking down of fats being deposited in the adipose tissues and also provide the protection of a potent antioxidant. Berries and grapes are rich sources of Resveratrol. It also help improving endurance and energy while supporting cardiovascular health.
Glucomannan is derived from the konjac root (Amorphophallus konjac), it is a soluble and bulk-forming fiber. Some scientific studies suggest that Glucomannan can provide temporary relief of constipation by maintaining serum lipid levels. It swells into the stomach to promote the feeling of fullness to suppress diet, taking this fiber is like dieting without feeling hungry thus glucomannan can be a perfect addition to the weight loss plan for any individual. These dietary fibers also have beneficial effects on cholesterol metabolism and regularity.
Glucomannan is recommended taking with water around 20 to 30 minutes before every meal. Take enough quantity of liquid to avoid blockage.
Arnica is an herbaceous species with soft hairy leaves; it has been used since long to heal wounds, muscular strains, bruises, insect bites, sores, inflammation and swellings. It is available in the form of creams, ointments, gels, lotions, oils and pills. Herbal remedies may also contain arnica in the shape of tablets due to their diluted potency.
Arnica is generally safe when applied topically but one should only use its diluted or homeopathic versions when it comes to ingestion, because homeopathic tablets are diluted enough to neutralize its toxic values. Arnica is mostly used by athletes as most of them say that it cut healing time of sports injuries even by 50% in some cases.
Tonalin CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) is derived from safflower oil. Human studies indicate that CLA may play a role in reducing body fat and increasing muscle retention. Tonalin CLA is a patented formula created to reduce body fat, increase muscle retention, help keep fat off and prevent fat regain. For optimal benefits one should take 1 softgel, three times a day, with a meal.
The only known side effect that you some sensitive individuals encounter is mild digestive upset when taking CLA or other dietary supplements on an empty stomach, so it is best to take CLA after meals. Tonalin CLA is an exclusively licensed product of Cognis Corporation. The use of conjugated linoleic acid as a dietary supplement and/or food additive is licensed under one or more of the following U.S. Patents: 5,428,072; 5,430,066; 5,554,646 and 6,015,833.