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Monavie Review – Is It Just A Juice?

MonaVieMonavie launched a juice product in 2005 which sold more than $1 billion in it’s first three years. Certainly some of the sales came about as a result of its network marketing business structure, but $1 billion worth?! Further, its consumers were beyond enthusiastic when it came to the results they were experiencing.

The juice was brought to me for my review and I respectively warned the individual that I have generally been unimpressed with juice supplements. The juicing process generally leaves most nutrients behind in the pulp while the sugar along with only a few nutrients come through with the water.

In recent years there has been much excitement over a small purple berry found only in the harsh depths of the Amazon. This fruit was first brought to the world’s attention by Dr. Alexander Schauss in the early 1990s. He later wrote an excellent book titled An Extraordinary Antioxidant – Rich Palm Fruit Acai from the Amazon.

He found the acai berry had an amino acid profile of an egg, all the essential fatty acids, all the vitamins and minerals (including vitamin B-12 found in no other known fruit) and well over two thousand phytonutrients essential to every cell in the body. But, here’s the catch! This amazing berry was only consumed in the Amazon region because its own enzymes completely decompose the berry within 48 hours after harvesting.

The fruit’s phytonutrients that make it so nutritionally exceptional are extremely sensitive to heart, so spray drying and sun drying essentially destroy the phytonutrients. Dr. Schauss found that even when the freshly picked berries were frozen (even with dry-ice) and shipped back to the U.S., most of their nutritional value was lost. He found the only way to preserve up to 95-99% of the acai berry’s nutritional value was to use a special freeze-drying process that involved freezing the berries at sub-zero temperatures, quickly after harvesting, then subliming (removing) the water using a high vacuum. This costly process preserves the highly sensitive phytonutrients that make the acai berry the most powerful of known antioxidants.

The popular press became aware of acai’s nutritional value and rapidly disseminated the news worldwide. The only problem is they only released part of the acai story. They did not explain that the special freeze-drying process was the only way to preserve the phytonutrients that gave the acai berry its exceptional antioxidant properties.

Consequently, many companies jumped on this potentially high profit berry and created drinks and pills of acai. But, most of these acai concoctions are made from the inexpensive spray dried, sun dried, or frozen acai berries that have destroyed the product’s unique antioxidant value.

However, to my surprise, I found MonaVie is one company that produced a product using acai that is freeze-dried quickly after harvesting. This product would add a significant benefit to your total supplement program, greatly aiding the absorption and utilization of other nutritional supplements due to the acai’s huge inventory of phytonutrients.

 

To encourage you to give the MonaVie product a try, temporarily anyone who places an order will receive a FREE 30 min coaching session with me
($50 value) as my gift to you! Order
Monavie here.

 

CONSUMER NOTICE: Although motivated by his research, in the spirit of transparency you should assume that the author of this post has an affiliate relationship and/or another material connection to the providers of goods and services mentioned and may be compensated when you purchase from a provider. You should always perform due diligence before buying goods or services from anyone via the Internet or offline.

Primal Nutrition Review – Are These Nutritional Supplements Valuable?

Primal BlueprintPrimal Nutrition and food supplements – are they valuable to your health? Here’s my review…

There is no question that a diet of well-chosen foods which are properly prepared and highly nutrient rich allows the body to fare quite well as data from primitive societies has shown. Although excellent food choices and preparation methods are made the chances these foods are highly nutrient dense is minimal. So what can be done? The answer is PROPER SUPPLEMENTATION.

Supplementation is not the answer for poor eating habits and smoking. Proper supplementation is to augment a VERY HEALTHY DIET! But, supplementing a few individual vitamins and minerals is not very effective and sometimes harmful. That is why an EFFECTIVE supplement program includes a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, extracts (to provide a wide range of phytonutrients), enzymes and other essential nutrients.

To fulfill such an ambitious, but healthy, supplement program would require purchasing many bottles of different nutrients at a considerable cost. The number of individual PILLS mounts up quickly. With every pill come a variety of non-nutritive fillers and coatings used for the preparation of the pills. The potential ill effects of these chemicals are unknown. Therefore, most people choose to take a multivitamin and possibly a few other individual nutrients.

In 2008, I came across an AMAZING company called PRIMAL NUTRITION. They included in ONE formulation ALL of the nutrients, described above, for an effective supplement program. Their sources are highly “bioavailable” and include several extracts, such as grape seed extract, green tea extract, tomato extract, bilberry extract and ginkgo biloba extract. The supplement is a powder placed in a 12-capsule-per-day formula and divided into 6-capsule packets. These packets are easily kept in a purse or pocket.

This supplement is called “Damage Control Master Formula”. Blending all the fresh ingredients together into one powder and distributing them evenly into the capsules prepare it. This supplement includes: high potency multi-vitamin, multi-mineral, full spectrum anti-oxidant coverage, anti-aging profile, brain and nerve support, as well as, immune, liver, bone, joint and vision support. It is shipped direct to your door every 30 days. With this formula, one can have confidence in obtaining balanced scientific doses of the best nutrients that nutritional science has to offer.

The vital Omegas give an excellent source of natural Omega-3s. This is a very high quality source of EPA and DHA essential fatty acids derived from the fleshy parts of deep-water fish. It is carefully refined to remove any mercury and pesticide residues to leave a pharmaceutical-grade Omega-3 supplement. The Omega-3 fatty acids provide heart-healthy benefits, help with brain and nerve health, support a healthy immune system and have anti-inflammatory properties.

For those who want a meal replacement or a snack, Primal Fuel is a very healthy choice. It is completely natural with protein from the highest biological value whey protein Isolate, fat from coconut milk and carbohydrate from natural sugar (no HFCS). Primal Fuel also contains Inulin from Jerusalem Artichokes, natural kelp extract and other important soluble fibers to help support healthy gut bacteria and excellent bowel health.

 

To encourage you to give the Primal Nutrition products a try, temporarily anyone who places an order for the “Damage Control Master Formula” will receive a FREE 30 min coaching session with me
($50 value) as my gift to you! Order
Primal Nutrition here.

 

 

CONSUMER NOTICE: Although motivated by his research, in the spirit of transparency you should assume that the author of this post has an affiliate relationship and/or another material connection to the providers of goods and services mentioned and may be compensated when you purchase from a provider. You should always perform due diligence before buying goods or services from anyone via the Internet or offline.