TAG | L Glutamine
Last week, America’s favorite TV doctor talked cleansing, detoxification, and gut health, three topics we’re pretty passionate about at ReNew Life. If you missed those shows on cleansing, or if you’re simply wondering how you can support your gut defenses for better energy and digestion, here are a few points to note.
Let’s Talk Energy and Weight Loss
Two of America’s top “obsessions,” right? So many of us are addicted to junk food, energy drinks, and processed sugary snacks to keep our energy levels normal throughout the day. Unfortunately, these very substances and many others we eat and drink are seen as toxins by the body, and toxins only serve to make us more sluggish. Toxins can also stand in the way of your weight loss goals while detoxing can help reduce bloating, water retention, and help shed those stubborn pounds with diet and exercise.
- Make it your goal to cleanse at least twice a year (and more often if needed) to flush out toxins and waste. ǂ There are many pure ingredient internal cleanses available to make finding the right one for you a cinch.
- Cleansing/detoxing is also one of the fastest ways you can help your body reclaim its natural energy. ǂ
What a Strong, Balanced Gut Will Do For Your Health
Your gut is your health center. It’s home to up to 80% of your immune cells and half of your body’s nerve cells, a “second brain” that produces most of the feel-good hormone serotonin you need for a stable mood and well-being.
Certain supplements help fortify your gut defenses:
- A potent, multi-strain probiotic with at least 50 billion cultures per capsule helps replenish the good bacteria in your gut. ǂ These bacteria produce vitamins, digest food, and help crowd out harmful bacteria, keeping you and your immune system healthy. ǂ Experts are recommending upwards of 50 billion cultures daily because we have 100 trillion bacteria in our guts. Potency counts.
- The amino acid L-glutamine is available in intestinal renewal supplements that help soothe and support a healthy, strong intestinal lining. ǂ L-glutamine is a great energy booster for gut cells that make up this healthy intestinal lining. A strong intestinal lining that doesn’t “leak” helps keep toxins and too-large particles out of the bloodstream.
Adding prebiotic foods to your diet such as flax, bananas, garlic, onions, leeks, artichoke, asparagus, and chicory root helps “feed” the beneficial bacteria in your gut. Prebiotics are also available in gut-nourishing fiber supplements as FOS (fructooligosaccharides).
Every month Delicious Living magazine is read by over 1 million health enthusiasts, and every year the magazine celebrates select supplement formulas with their annual supplement awards. The awards are given out based on formula innovation, safety, purity, and efficacy—all hallmarks of ReNew Life’s supplement mission.
We are so pleased to announce that two ReNew Life products were among the 2013 award winners! The contenders are nominated from across the country and chosen from a pool of hundreds by Delicious Living’s researchers and expert editorial team. It’s quite an honor to receive an award. Here are our winners:
Norwegian Gold Super Critical Omega – Omega-3 Excellence
Super Critical Omega stood out in this competitive category thanks to its high omega-3 concentration at 1,125mg omega-3 per softgel. That’s a lotof omega-3 in each softgel, eliminating the need to take a handful of capsules daily to meet your omega-3 needs. Plus, Norwegian Gold Super Critical Omega is the advanced digestion fish oil with added lipase that helps break down oils and enteric coating to prevent fishy burping. Oh, and did we mention it’s also enhanced with 1,000 IU of vitamin D3?
IntestiNEW – Top honors in Best Digestive Health category
This unique digestive care product targets an often missed, and very important, area of digestive health—the intestinal lining. Herbs plus L-glutamine and NAG work together to help soothe support the intestinal lining, which can become irritated with poor diet and medications, and promote healthy digestion and nutrient absorption. ǂ The intestines are an important point of contact between what passes through (food and waste) and what gets absorbed. The integrity of the intestinal lining helps determine immune health and total-body health. IntestiNEW helps support your essential gut defense system. ǂ