Vitamin D – The Universal Vitamin?

Or why are there so many researchers studying the sunshine vitamin?

Written by Dr. Shepherd

Over the last decades there have been over 400 articles reporting on research projects devoted to Vitamin D. Why such a number of research projects? It would appear from the list of reports that Vitamin D is being shown to be required for many other functions in the human body than was traditionally known. Why do we need Vitamin D and what are the consequences of its deficiency? To refresh our memories there are several reviews which describe why we need Vitamin D and its sources and the results of its deficiencies. Read More

NeoLife Athlete Spotlight: Burger Odendaal

burger_odendaalAt the height of the busy rugby season, Burger Odendaal made time to talk to NeoLife and tell us the amazing things that NeoLife is doing for him. Originally from Krugersdorp on the West Rand, the now Pretoria-based Burger climbed the ladder from playing against the “bulletjies” (little bulls) in the schools’ junior rugby leagues to proudly captaining the Vodacom Bulls for the past two years.Read More

Product Success Story: NeoLife Sport Pack

chloe_cadelina“Our daughter, Chloe dreams of becoming a professional tennis player. She trains 3-4 hours everyday and competes in competitive tournaments on weekends. We began noticing that she didn’t have the strength and power needed in today’s tennis. She also had a small appetite so we were concerned that she wasn’t getting enough energy from her food or recovery from training.

We decided to put her on the NeoLife Sport Pack  and within just a month we saw a great improvement in her energy. Read More

90-Day Challenge Winner: Nicole Lost 40 Pounds

nicole_hammondLost 40 lbs. using Breakfast Pack

What was your motivation for joining the 90-Day Challenge?

My motivation for joining the 90-Day Challenge was to lose the weight I had gained and to have more confidence in myself. I had found I had no motivation to dress up or look pretty because I didn’t like what I looked like. I was feeling sad and terrible about my weight and was just tired of feeling tired. I had quit drinking but was still feeling really bad health wise. I had aches in my feet and they hurt all the time. I had to get special inserts in my shoes to help with the pain. I had no energy to do much of anything. I would yell upstairs for my kids instead of walking to them. I never wanted to take them anywhere or go anywhere. I had no confidence in myself or in my marriage.
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Sleep More, Crave Less

bed_pillowsNew science continues to demonstrate the importance of a restful, good night’s sleep to maintaining normal weight and metabolism. During the last decade, research efforts have continued to shed light on the established association between sleep quality and obesity.1 It appears that sleep deprivation alters various aspects of the hormonal control of metabolism. Read More

6 Factors That Affect Absorption of Vitamins & Minerals

vitamins_minerals_absorptionJust imagine you are consuming a colorful plate of food containing vegetables, a protein source, grains or dairy –it looks good, but also forms a delicious matrix of nutrients ready to be taken in by your body. Though there is an abundance and variety of amazing food in the world, there are some factors that may impact how well our body uses the foods that we eat—specifically, there are some food factors that may improve absorption of nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals, and there are some that may hinder absorption of nutrients. Read More

How Nutrition Affects Our Health Today And Tomorrow

kitchen_tea_ladyThe foods and supplements we consume make up our diet. The diet is our body’s only source for raw materials it needs to perform its day-to-day functions. These cellular workings are complicated and continual. Fortunately, our cells perform their jobs automatically, without any forethought on our part. Our only responsibility to this intricate, dynamic system is to provide the high-quality nutrients the body needs to do a good job.Read More

Natural Solutions to 6 Common Digestion Problems

digestionThe market for over-the-counter digestive aids is in the millions. While many of the common approaches to address digestive troubles may temporarily treat the symptoms, they don’t address the long-term cause of the problems. And as the symptoms reappear, people increase their consumption of digestive aids, leading to a longterm heavy use which can make the underlying problem worse. Here’s a look at the 6 most common problems with digestion and how NeoLife offers the solution.Read More

Impact Spotlight: Nurses of NeoLife

nurse_barbaraHealth Professionals around the world made the decision to partner with us on our shared mission of making the world a healthier and happier place. We recently sat down with Emerald Director and Director of Nursing, Barbara Chichester, R.N. to discuss what attracted her to NeoLife, how she overcame her fear and how after 26 years in this business she is even more committed to ending the trend of sickness.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