ALA/DHA/EPA: important omega-3 fatty acids for eye, brain, heart, skin and joints.
Alkalizing: the opposite of acidifying
Antioxidant: inhibits aging of cells
Bioavailability: measure of absorption
cGMP: Current Good Manufacturing Practices
Colostrum: nutrient rich ”first milk” from the mammary glands of mammals.
EFA: fats essential to human health
Glutathione: major antioxidant and detoxifier
Isoflavone: a natural plant estrogen found in soy
Micro-encapsulation: Encapsulating in sizes less than a micron, usually with phospholipids
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane): Bioavailable source of sulfur for skin, hair, nails and joints. Available in most Health Stores.
non-GMO: no genetically modified organisms
ORAC: A scientific measure of antioxidant power
Phospholipid: Natural fats found in our cell walls
Phytoestrogen: natural estrogen in foods
Phyto-Extracts: super nutrients from plants
Phytonutrient: special health promoting compounds found in plants
Polypeptides: Immune and repair factors found in colostrum
Polyphenol: antioxidants found in berries, tea and wine
Prebiotic: soluble fibers that support friendly micro-organisms in our intestines
Probiotics: friendly micro-organisms in our intestines that support digestion and immunity
Soluble fiber: natural fiber that helps maintain normal cholesterol and blood sugar; also inhibits appetite and promotes healthy digestion
SuperFoods: Foods especially rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytonutrients and zoonutrients
SuperSorb: Enhanced delivery system wherein highly bio-available forms of micronutrients and microencapsulation in natural phospholipids are utilized to help maximize nutrient absorption.
Undenatured: not inactivated with heat
Whey: The type of protein in cow’s milk that is also richest in human breast milk.
Zoonutrients: special health promoting compounds found in meat, fish, egg and dairy products, especially whey and colostrum