VITAMIN C has more benefits than can be mentioned here. The most important factors are:
• It is one of the most efficient anti-oxidants known
• Vitamin C may assist in increasing HDL (good cholesterol) and decreasing total blood fats
• It helps to increase energy using glucose for fuel, and reducing insulin resistance
• It supports and protects the liver which is the major detoxification organ
SELENIUM is very helpful for losing weight for several reasons.
It supports the thyroid gland which can be compared to the metabolism’s accelerator pad. The better the thyroid works, the faster and more efficiently the metabolic process works.
L-GLUTAMINE deserves to be a very good friend to anyone wishing to lose weight. It helps to regulate all aspect of blood glucose levels (blood glucose, insulin and insulin resistance) and in the process it helps to reduce carbohydrate cravings and body mass.
KELP POWDER is high in iodine which is the key mineral required for optimal thyroid function. It is nutrient dense, but low in fats and carbs and high in beta-carotene which is a group of highly effective antioxidants. In addition, Kelp powder contains Alginate which is a natural, insoluble fibre that acts both as a natural fat blocker and may also help to alleviate constipation
GUARANA EXTRACT is rich in a multitude of different anti-oxidants. It is also a natural source of caffeine which increases the metabolic rate and therefore burns more energy (kilojoules)
BCAA (BRANCHED CHAIN AMINO ACIDS) (3 essential amino acids: leucine, isoleucine, valine) found in eggs, meat and dairy are beneficial for increased muscle growth and to prevent muscle wasting. This is important because muscles burn a lot more energy than other tissues.
PAPAIN is a digestive enzyme which facilitates the digestion of dietary proteins. It is also an anti-oxidant which helps to break down and replace damaged proteins (including collagen & muscle)
CO-ENZYME Q10 is an important factor in the process of converting Carbohydrates into energy. It may also increase the oxygen supply to mitochondria, which would aid in optimizing the ‘burning’ reaction.