How Managing My Blood Sugar Levels Changed My Life

wayne_leslie_hansen_mauiI joined NeoLife January 1978 when I was 26 years old, after reading about the company in a nutrition book and hunting it down. With a degree in Chemistry and trained to be a high school Chemistry teacher, I found the Chemistry of the body/Biochemistry fascinating! I knew this was an extra special company when it had helped me with situations that health food store supplements had not been able to help me with, over a 4 year period! Read More

Why You Need Turmeric & Curcumin | Ingredients in NeoLife Glucose Balance

runningMore Benefits for Sport from NeoLife Glucose Balance Ingredients: Turmeric and Curcumin

By Dr. Diane E. Clayton, SAB Member

The yellow pigment curcumin from the spice turmeric is widely used in traditional Indian cuisine and is now increasingly popular as a dietary supplement. The popularity of curcumin stems from the numerous reports that it has the ability to reduce the low-level inflammation associated with a host of chronic diseases 1. Curcumin works to dampen inflammatory responses in a variety of ways in the body and this is an area of intense research. The biological effects of curcumin are usually attributed to the presence of polyphenolic compounds, known as “curcuminoids”.

Exciting new results on curcumin have now emerged from the area of sports science and nutrition. This study adds to the knowledge base about exactly how curcumin works to dampen inflammation in the body.Read More

World Heart Day: 10 Unexpected Supplements Crucial for Heart Health

heart_health_runnerThe heart is the hardest working muscle in the body. Without a properly functioning heart, the body is deprived of the oxygen and nutrients it needs for optimal function. That’s why maintaining cardiovascular health is so important – it affects every part of our body! In honor of World Heart Day, we’re sharing 10 unexpected supplements crucial for heart health.

Here’s 10 unexpected supplements crucial for heart health:

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Glucosamine: The Basic Building Block Of Cartilage

full_motion_runGlucosamine is an amino sugar (a combination of an amino acid – glutamine, and a sugar – glucose) normally found in healthy cartilage. It is synthesized by many cells in our body but is concentrated in joint cartilage. Glucosamine functions as the basic building block of cartilage by first being a basic building block of glycosaminoglycans (GAG) which themselves make up very large structures known as proteoglycans. Without adequate glucosamine, proteoglycans synthesis by chondrocytes would shut down, and this in turn would cause the synthesis of cartilage to stop. Glucosamine makes up 50% of one of the most important GAGs, hyaluronic acid, which acts as a “glue” that holds cartilage matrix together. Hyaluronic acid is also a critical component of synovial fluid, which lubricates joints and keeps cartilage smooth and healthy.Read More

Food Derived Carotenoids Protect Against Lung Cancer

fruits_veggies2by SAB Director, John Miller

It is well known that carotenoids promote the body’s ability to defend against essentially all forms of cancer. You can find compelling evidence in the form of strong references that support that throughout peer-reviewed scientific/medical literature. A new study published by researchers from Montreal University in the journal Frontiers in Oncology reinforces that point by showing that combinations of dietary carotenoids derived from food provide a 25-35% protective factor against lung cancer.Read More

Flavonoids Fight Obesity & Inflammation

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By: John Miller, Scientific Advisory Board Director 

In the May 2017 issue of the journal Nutrition & Diabetes, a small but important study appeared in the “Short Communications” section. That study showed evidence that the amount of daily flavonoid intake was inversely associated with the risk of obesity as well as the inflammatory burden associated with obesity. That means when flavonoid intake is high the risk of obesity is lower and the inflammatory burden that obesity puts on the body is also reduced. Not an entirely new discovery, but an important affirmation of the power of flavonoid rich foods.Read More

Full Traceability: From Farm to Table

farm_to_table2By: Mark Lowman, NeoLife SAB member 

For almost 60 years generations of families have counted on NeoLife to provide them with products based in nature, backed by science that are naturally safe and proven effective. We take pride in our unwavering quality and safety standards — standards that exceed all global regulatory standards — that have ensured the effectiveness of our products. NeoLife has millions of satisfied customers in over 50 countries around the world, and for almost 60 years Neolife’s carefully charted pathway from the farm to the table guarantees you and your family the finest quality in product formulation.

Quality is NeoLife’s highest priority, and it is the Scientific Advisory Board that sets the quality standards and expectations for all NeoLife products and the ingredients that go into them. Everything that goes into each NeoLife product – every supplier and all raw material ingredients – must qualify before they can be used by meeting our strict demands for purity, potency, consistency, origin and other critical quality factors. Through our integrated global supply structure, all of this is monitored and managed by teams of highly skilled people in a state of the art quality assurance program that is unsurpassed in our industry.Read More

Master Herbalists Explore Benefits of Herbs in Masculine Herbal Complex

NeoLife Masculine ComplexFor centuries, master herbalists have known that men have unique needs, and that certain herbs work to balance and support normal masculine function and improve wellness and vitality.  NeoLife developed Masculine Herbal Complex using ancient herbal knowledge and leading-edge science to support needs unique to the male system.*

Take a look at these benefits that master herbalists have attributed to the following herbs contained in NeoLife’s Masculine Herbal Complex:Read More

New Scientific Evidence: Carotenoids Protect Brain Function (found in NeoLife Carotenoid Complex)

carotenoid_complex_veggiesBy: John Miller, Scientific Advisory Board Director 

It has been known for many years that dietary carotenoids play diverse roles within our bodies as both fundamental nutrients in systems and processes as well as defenders of the cells and tissues that make up those systems. Much of that knowledge can be tied directly back to the many peer-reviewed scientific papers that showcased and substantiated the many benefits of NeoLife Carotenoid Complex.

Two particular carotenoids; lutein and zeaxanthin (both present in Carotenoid Complex) have been shown to protect delicate tissue in the center of the retina of the eye, the macula lutea, from the degenerative effects of the light that streams into our eyes every moment of our waking lives. Such knowledge is also proof that these carotenoids cross over the blood brain barrier to do that important job.Read More

Jump Start your Weight Loss for Summer

girl_smoothieCleanse, balance and energize – the healthy way!

With summer just around the corner, many of us are scrambling to lose a couple pounds or tone up to look and feel our best before bikini season arrives. And we know the perfect way to jump start your summer goals…Reset your body with NeoLife’s 3-Day Detox to help kick start your weight loss program into motion so you can spring into your summer body!Read More