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1 Vitamins, Minerals and Antioxidants

2 Vitamins & Minerals Vitamins are nutrients found in living plants & animals Minerals found in inorganic sources Vitamins & minerals are essential for a huge range or reasons; Mineral deficiency is the largest source of physical problems & aging Fighting infections and reducing the risk of disease (e,g, cancer) Aiding metabolism, converting fat and carbohydrates into energy Keeping cells strong, binding tissues together They regulate the balance of fluids in and out of cells They are a component of enzymes and hormones Assisting the forming of bone and tissue growth And much much more… Vitamins & minerals rely upon each other to function

3 Vitamins & Minerals So why is taking a vitamin and mineral supplement so critical? –The nutritional value of our foods has declined in recent decades due to; Tweaking nature to encourage faster growing, more visibly pleasing produce Intensive farming and depletion of nutrients in soil Less local, more global sourcing of produce Extending the shelf life The use of pesticides + Eating a balanced diet high in fruits and vegetables is not enough

4 Vitamins & Minerals CAUSE: leached out soils, air pollution, too fast growth, long storage SOURCE: 1985 Pharmakonzen Geigy (Switzerland). 1996 and 2002 food laboratory Karlsruhe/sanatorium

5 Vitamins & Minerals Formula 2 – Vitamin, Mineral & Herbal Tablets Helps replenish the bodys natural resources and create a foundation to long support long term good health Contains a blend of 13 vitamins and 11 minerals Eating a balanced diet high in fruits and vegetables is not enough + Do you smoke, drink alcohol, have poor eating habits, have a stressful lifestyle or catch colds or flus easily?

6 So Far..... Water Meal Plans & Protein Carbohydrates Fibre & Digestion Fats & Heart Health Exercise Nutrition… Hydration… Exercise… …….and YOUR commitment Vitamins, minerals & Antioxidants Appetite control & dining out Sugar, labels & Marketing Snacking & Metabolism Long term health (incl. calcium)

7 Additional Vitamin, Mineral & Antioxidant Slides The following slides can be used in your second and future WLCs to keep them new and interesting for repeat attendances

8 What is a Free Radical?

9 Vitamins & Minerals – Synergy Vitamin E (disarms the free radical) Vitamin C recycles Vitamin E Glutathione recycles Vitamin C Anthocyanidins Recycle Glutathione Lipoic Acid Recycles Vitamin C Beta-Carotene & Anthocyanidins Recycle Vitamin C Co-enzyme Q10 Recycles Vitamin E FREE RADICAL e.g. From French Fries

10 Vitamins & Minerals Cell Activator B-vitamins formulated for weight-loss and energy Herbal Complex vitamin C for fat metabolism – energy & inch loss XtraCal Ca + Mg supplement – bones, teeth & heart Schizandra PlusAnti-oxidant, helps blood transport oxygen Rose-Ox Anti-oxidant immune system support


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