Did you know that oxidative stress is the underlying cause of almost all chronic degenerative diseases?
What is oxidative stress?
Oxidative stress occurs when free radicals damage the cells within our body. Free radicals are when, mainly the oxygen molecules or atoms within the cells, have at least one unpaired electron in their outer orbit. Free radicals are violent and try to get a charge from any other molecule or substance around. This can cause damage to all parts of cells, including the DNA nucleus of that cell.
What creates free Radicals?
Free radicals can be caused by air pollution, excessive stress, poor nutrition or food sources, excessive exercise, cigarette smoke, medications, radiation, etc.
What can we do to stop free radicals?
Antioxidants. When more free-radicals are produced than there are antioxidants to neutralize, oxidative stress occurs and over a prolonged period of time chronic degenerative diseases (such as cancer, heart disease, etc) can start to develop from these damaged cells. We need to rapidly neutralize the violent and damaging behavior caused by the free radicals. Antioxidants have the ability to give up an electron to the free radical, therefore neutralizing it.
Do I get enough antioxidant nutrition from food?
The more proactive you are about your eating habits the better off you will be. However, here are serious questions coming up about the nutritional value contained in the foods available. The idea of profit in the farming industry has lead to new and refined ways to grow crops, most at the expense of the vitamins and minerals that should naturally be found in food.
Chemical fertilizers and pesticides are greatly adding to the problem. Not only are they depleting more of the nutrients from the soil but they are also adding synthetic byproducts to the food being offered for sale. Produce gets its nutritional elements from the soil it grows in. When soil is compromised it directly reflects on the food you are eating.
So what can you do?
USANA ESSENTIALS OFFER A SOLUTION! There is absolutely no doubt that every individual needs added supplementation these days, no matter how healthy they eat. Usana Essentials have been specially formulated to replace the nutrients that should naturally be found in the foods you consume.
Just like food, however, all vitamins and mineral complexes are not created equal. There are many types of supplements to choose from. Just because a bottle of vitamins says that it contains the supplementation you need on the label does not make it a true.
Vitamins from USANA have been independently tested by Consumer Labs and the results from this third party evaluation prove that what Usana lists as ingredients are actually inside every single vitamin and mineral capsule in the bottle. It is astonishing to see the number of supplements that are considered to be “high quality” fail these independent tests.
This is why you need the essentials from USANA. Your body is counting on a daily supply of nutrient-rich food for basic survival. Since you cannot count on the foods you eat to provide this nutrition it needs to be supplemented with a quality vitamin and mineral source that can be trusted. Usana Essentials have are this trusted source for people across the globe, including athletes and sports associations.
A daily multivitamin is an inexpensive nutrition insurance policy. Don’t you think you should plan ahead for your health too?