DiabetesDietary Supplements, Diabetes, Benfotiamine, Cinnamon Extract, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Heart Health Supplements
Health statistics confirm that more than 80% of Americans use nutritional supplements on a daily basis. Many people are effectively using natural therapies to combat or prevent disease. A perfect example is the growing popularity of heart health supplements like coenzyme Q10 and Omegas III fats from fish oil. People who suffer from arthritis are finding relief using anti-inflammatory herbs and targeted nutrients that will help with the rebuilding of damaged joints. In this category you'll also find targeted therapies for liver and urinary tract function, prostate health and mood and sleep disorders.
Diabetes is occurring in epidemic proportions, fueled by the growing obesity problem in the western world. Diabetes is a disease of the diet and changes in the diet will have a significant affects on stopping the progression of diabetes. Adding targeted nutritional supplements like alpha lipoic acid, Benfotiamine, cinnamon and chromium will help normalize metabolism quicker.
Alpha Lipoic Acid 600 - 60 Veg Capsules - Item# NS-329Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA, also known as thioctic acid) is a naturally occurring vitamin-like nutrient that has been intensely investigated as a therapeutic agent for a variety of conditions involving the body’s nervous, cardiovascular, immune, and detoxification systems. It is produced in small amounts in the liver and other body tissues, where it is needed by enzymes to catalyze numerous essential chemical reactions in the body. For instance, ALA is essential inside the mitochondria (power plant) of cells, where it is needed to metabolize glucose and direct calories into energy production. Nature’s Most Versatile Antioxidant Researchers have ... more details
Benfotiamine - 120 Veg Capsules - Item# NS-286Exciting new research indicates that Benfotiamine, (pronounced ben-fo-ta-mean) can block three of the four enzymatic pathways that lead to the formation of Advanced Glycation End Products (AGE’s). AGE’s are a result of glycation, a pathological process that occurs when glucose binds to protein molecules, resulting in the formation of non-functioning structures in the body. People with diabetes often suffer from circulatory difficulties and vision problems etc. These effects are acquired from a build-up of sugar in the tissues. Higher blood glucose levels cause more of these damaging glycation reactions, but even at “normal” glucose ... more details
Chromium Nicotinate Complex - 60 Veg Capsules - Item# NS-313Chromium, GTF (chromium polynicotinate) is a trace mineral that plays an important role in regulating blood sugar levels. If there is a deficiency, your body is forced to work harder at regulating blood-sugar balance. Overtime, this will lead to non-insulin dependent diabetes, weight gain especially around the midsection, thighs and buttocks, and sugar cravings. As you age, your body retains less chromium, resulting in the need for supplementing your intake of this vital mineral. This, however, rules out many foods, because when they are refined - as in sugar, flour and rice - the chromium is often severely depleted or ... more details
Cinnamon Extract - 60 Veg Capsules - Item# NS-330Research has revealed that a number of herbs and spices have insulin-like activity. In a study published in 2000 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), cinnamon demonstrated the greatest ability to stimulate cellular glucose metabolism among 49 botanicals tested. Researchers have confirmed that constituents in cinnamon bark called procyanidin Type-A polymers help maintain the body’s ability to metabolize glucose in a healthy way. Best Cinnamon Extract is Cinnulin PF®, a patented, water extract of Cinnamon that contains Type-A polymers. Cinnulin PF® is a registered trademark of Integrity Nutraceuticals International and is manufactured ... more details
Diabecon - 60 Tablets - Item# NS-011Diabecon is an Ayurvedic herbal complex that will help regulate blood glucose and guard against the complications of diabetes. Diabecon increases the peripheral utilization of glucose, and the hepatic and muscle glycogen content. Diabecon promotes b-cell's repair/regeneration and increases the C-peptide level. Being an antioxidant, Diabecon protects the b-cells from oxidative stress. Diabecon exerts an insulin-like action and studies have shown it to be effective in lowering blood glucose and symptoms of hypoglycemia. Diabecon has been shown to be effective against non-insulin dependent type II diabetes mellitus. In scientific studies, Diabecon ... more details
Gly-Control - 120 Veg Capsules - Item# NS-340More than 25 million American suffer from diabetes, the vast majority (>90%) are type 2 or adult onset diabetics, which is characterized by decreased insulin sensitivity or failure of the cells to recognize and respond to insulin as well as they once did. Another forty million Americans are classified as pre-diabetic, having elevated fasting blood sugar levels below the threshold indicating diabetes. These people are at high risk for developing the disease. When glucose (blood sugar) levels are out of a healthy range and reaching the diabetic threshold, it becomes an unhealthy environment for blood vessels, nerves, ... more details