Presentation on theme: "GNC Mega Men: Maximum Nutrition GNC Mega Men: Maximum Nutrition Dietary supplement “Mega Men® Maximum Nutrition is more than just a multivitamin, it features."— Presentation transcript:
GNC Mega Men: Maximum Nutrition GNC Mega Men: Maximum Nutrition Dietary supplement “Mega Men® Maximum Nutrition is more than just a multivitamin, it features the benefits of our Mega Men® multivitamin plus 6 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber and additional nutrients like essential fatty acids and phytosterols.” Powder form, easily consumed mixed with water, such as most protein supplements. Low cost for the amount given.
Fuels muscle for workouts with protein and creatine Refuels body with electrolytes for maximum recovery Increases energy and metabolism with a mix full of green tea, carbohydrates, and B- vitamins
Fights “cell-damaging free radicals” by boosting the bodies immune system with zinc selenium, and vitamin C and E. Improves eye health with vitamin A and lutein “Features 1,000 mg of L-arginine, an important amino acid and building block of nitric oxide which helps maintain blood vessel tone and plays a key role in sexual health” Includes antioxidants that improve prostate health
Selenium- 265% of the daily value Vitamin B-6- 2500% of the daily value Vitamin B-1- 3300% of the daily value Vitamin B-12- 8330% of the daily value
High levels of B-12 can cause itching and rashes Too much of vitamin A can cause an onset of dizziness Vitamin B-5, which contains five times the daily amount in a single serving of Mega Men, can lead to nausea. ◦ The daily amount of B-5 can be found in the average humans daily intake
Use of “science-like” terminology Non-verified Results Single product cures a range of illnesses Personal testimony Confusing credentials
Heart and Cholesterol Support Supplies phytosterols - foods containing at least 400 mg per serving of free phytosterols, eaten twice a day with meals for a daily total intake of at least 800 mg, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. One serving provides 800 mg of free phytosterols. Combines vitamins B-6, B-12 and folic acid that may play a role in the maintenance of normal homocysteine levels, important for cardiovascular health.* Energy Production Supplies B-vitamins that are essential for carbohydrate metabolism and energy production.* Contains key minerals such as zinc and chromium that are involved in carbohydrate metabolism and glucose utilization.*
Prostate and Sexual Health Features lycopene, an antioxidant that supports prostate health.* Combines zinc that is required for normal reproductive function and L-arginine, a building block of nitric oxide that helps maintain blood vessel tone and plays a role in sexual health.* Eye Health Contains vitamin A, astaxanthin, zeaxanthin and lutein for eye health and normal vision.*
“In a randomized, double-blind, placebo- controlled study 112 healthy volunteers, subjects taking the GNC vitamin and mineral blend in this product for six weeks experienced statistically significant improvements in markers of B vitamin and antioxidant status, as well as improvements in SF-36 Vitality and Mental Health scores compared to those taking a placebo.” (These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.)
Multivitamin support Heart & cholesterol support Energy production Eye Health Prostate and sexual health Digestive support Immune protection
Who is Frank J. Costa M.D.? Is a urological surgeon, which covers prostate, kidney, and urinary tract problems. How could he give an expert opinion on nutrition?
Product referred to me by GNC employee. Bought the product at a very low cost. Used product for about two months. Didn’t see or feel any significant results.
Gnc mega men product. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.gnc.com/product/index.jsp?prod uctId=11107347 http://www.gnc.com/product/index.jsp?prod uctId=11107347 Willett, B. (2011, july 17). Side effects of gnc mega men dietary supplement read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/494454- side-effects-of-gnc-mega-men-dietary- supplement/