NatureCity Journal

VOLUME 20 • ISSUE 4 • EARLY SUMMER 2024

NatureCity Journal
VOLUME 20 • ISSUE 4 • EARLY SUMMER 2024

NatureCity Journal
VOLUME 20 • ISSUE 24 • EARLY SUMMER 2024

25 Valuable Health Benefits in One Supplement

25 Valuable Health Benefits in One Supplement

25 Valuable Health Benefits in One Supplement

One of the most important types of phytonutrients we get from fruits (and vegetables) is polyphenols. Higher intake of polyphenols has been linked to longevity and better health as we age.

Berries have one of the highest concentrations of polyphenols of all food types. In TrueBerry7, we combined 7 super fruits that give you a broad range of unique polyphenols each day.

This matters because different polyphenols support different functions in the body. Moreover, TrueBerry7 was carefully formulated to include fruit ingredients with documented research evidence indicating how they may help you.

Recently, we reviewed the research on these ingredients to catalog the many different health benefits offered by the 7 powerful fruit extracts in TreuBerry7. We summarize these 25 benefits below:
 
Heart and Cardiovascular
 
The ingredients in TrueBerry7 support many key areas of heart and cardiovascular health, thanks to the powerful Pomanox® P30 whole pomegranate powder, high potency Capros® amla (Indian gooseberry) extract and the MegaNatural®-BP grape seed extract:
 

  • Helps maintain already-healthy blood pressure levels.
  • Helps support nitric oxide production to maintain healthy blood flow.
  • Helps maintain already-healthy total cholesterol levels.
  • Helps maintain already-healthy LDL cholesterol levels.
  • Helps maintain already-healthy HDL cholesterol levels.
  • Helps maintain already-healthy triglyceride levels.
  • Help support a healthy inflammation response to maintain already-healthy C-reactive protein (hsCRP) levels.
  • Helps promote microcirculation in blood vessels and capillaries.

Helps protect the endothelium (blood vessel lining) from oxidative stress.
 
Brain, Mood and Cognitive Function
 
Pomanox® P30 pomegranate, the CogniGrape® Sicilian grape extract and the NeuroFactor™ whole coffee fruit extract work to support various aspects of brain health and cognitive function:
 

  • Helps promote cognitive performance and brain activities.
  • Helps healthy adults with cognitive skills such as attention, language and immediate and delayed memory.
  • Helps support a more positive mood balance and increased ability to respond better to everyday stressors.
  • Helps support elements of working memory, including better reaction time, or the time required to perform specific tasks.
  • Helps promote better accuracy with less errors in completing cognitive tasks.
  • Helps support brain connectivity, helping different parts of the brain process information.
  • Helps support BDNF (brain derived neurotropic factor) production.

 

Joint & Muscle Function and Endurance
 
Pomanox® P30 pomegranate and the CherryPure® tart cherry powder can help you stay active:

  • Helps reduce muscle soreness from both strength and endurance exercise.
  • Helps joint and muscle recovery.
  • Helps support endurance during physical activity.

Helps enhance performance time during endurance exercise.
 
Immune, Hair, Weight Management and Kidney
 
Pomanox® P30 pomegranate, CherryPure® tart cherry, Capros® amla and Eldermune® elderberry provide other valuable support:
 

  • Helps support immune system function and general well-being.
  • Helps promote strong, dense hair, and may reduce normal age-related hair loss.
  • Helps support weight management by promoting satiety, which may help you feel fuller and snack less between meals.
  • Helps support healthy glutathione and antioxidant activity.
  • Helps maintain already-healthy uric acid levels to support kidney and joint health.
     
    The sugar-free TrueBerry7 drink powder is a great way to support whole-body health, including the function of our two most important organs, the heart and brain. One serving per day is good for general wellness, try taking 2 servings daily for the best results

Omega-3s May Help Protect Against Frailty

Lutemax® 2020 Found to Support Children’s Eye and Cognitive Health

Higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids have been linked to longevity and quality of life as we age, mainly to the support they can offer for heart and brain heath.

A new study, published in the Journals of Gerontology, was able to link higher levels of omega-3s to a lower occurrence of frailty as we get older, with frailty being something we’re looking to avoid.

Frailty makes you more susceptible to potentially devasting health events, including falls, bone fractures, and disability, all of which can hurt your longevity and lifespan – as well as your quality of life and independence.

Health professionals look at several criteria to determine your degree of frailty as you age.  

These include any unintentional weight loss (typically loss of muscle mass), energy levels, walking speed, amounts of physical activity and muscle strength.

In this latest study, health researchers from several countries worked together to analyze data from about 18,000 adults aged 65 and over.

They found that those who ate oily fish (rich in omega-3s), took fish oil supplements or had higher levels of omega-3s in their blood serum, were less likely to score poorly on the frailty tests cited above.

The protective effect observed with omega-3s for frailty in this study confirms the findings of previous similar population studies.

 

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Q&A - You Ask... we Answer!


Q: Does AlgaeCal contain any lead?

A: Like other plants, the AlgaeCal powder has small amounts of naturally occurring lead and other heavy metals. AlgaeCal is tested to ensure these levels are well below the maximum acceptable level for heavy metal content. As important, AlgaeCal has been the subject of extensive toxicology and safety testing and has an excellent track record of safety when used as directed.

Q: When you say TrueB is a whole food or plant based B vitamin complex, what does that mean?

A: We find that many other supplements listed as whole food or plant-based vitamins really aren’t – they contain the usual synthetic vitamins and some nice sounding plant extracts are added to the supplement blend. But the vitamins themselves are not from those plants, they are synthetic. Or the vitamins were made using fermentation.  
 
TrueB is different in the sense that the B vitamins (with exception of B12 and the added 5-methylfolate) are truly extracted from the organic plants listed – which are also part of the food supply. That’s the distinction.
 
Q: Can I use TrueDYB with your other products that contain ashwagandha?
 
A: Yes, you can. Taking the additional ashwagandha in TrueDYB should not be a problem. To clarify, only part of the Digexin complex in TrueDYB is ashwagandha (the rest being okra), so it’s only around 150mg more of ashwagandha from a serving of TrueDYB. In studies using much higher amounts of ashwagandha taken daily (e.g.1,000mg), the ashwagandha has been found to be well tolerated.
 
Q: Is TrueAloe decolorized?

A: Yes, it is “decolorized”, which means it does not contain unwanted anthraquinones (such as aloin).
 
In case you aren’t aware, the reason to avoid anything more than trace amounts of anthraquinones is they have very strong laxative properties.
 
This can cause painful stomach cramps, diarrhea and interfere with nutrient absorption, which over time could lead to serious health conditions.
 
This is not a concern with TrueAloe or any other NatureCity supplement containing aloe vera.

 

In the News...

Cranberry Intake May Support Metabolic Health. A new review of cranberry research published in Nutrients found that cranberry intake can support certain aspects of metabolic health. Cranberries may help promote a healthier ratio of total cholesterol to good HDL-cholesterol and support heathier blood sugar metabolism by helping to maintain an already healthy HOMA-IR score (a measure of blood sugar health).

Bacopa Monnieri May Support Emotional and Cognitive Well-Being. A new study published in the Journal of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavior found that taking 300mg of Bacopa monnieri (containing 90mg of bacosides) daily for 12 weeks resulted in notable improvements in certain aspects of memory (such as short term and working memory) and helped cognitive function in the areas of focus, concentration, alertness, reasoning, and mental flexibility compared to a placebo group.  

Resistant Starch May Aid Weight Management. A new study published in Nature Metabolism found that a high dose (40g) of fiber in the form of resistant starch from corn, helped individuals trying to lose weight enhance results over 8 weeks. Researchers noted that there was also a significant improvement in beneficial gut bacteria in those taking resistant starch fiber, and better metabolic health too.

 

Health Tips!

Vitamins B12 and Folate Key for Long Term Brain Health. Researchers from Taiwan analyzed dietary patterns and age-related cognitive decline and found slightly different results for men compared to women. In both genders, keeping homocysteine in a normal range was important for long term brain health – and our bodies use vitamin B12, folate and vitamin B6 to support this goal. However, in this study, for men it was found that vitamin B12 and folate seemed to more directly related to healthier homocysteine levels and better cognitive health, while for woman vitamin B12 was found to be more important than folate.  

Probiotics and Synbiotics May Help Support Healthy Blood Sugar Metabolism. Italian researchers conducted a review of research studies involving 2,991 adults and concluded that improving gut health with the use of probiotics and synbiotics (probiotic and prebiotic combination) can help support the maintenance of healthy blood sugar metabolism. In particular, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium lactis probiotic strains appeared to have the most meaningful impact.

“It’s One of My Favorite Products!”

“TrueBerry is my favorite of all your products! It tastes great and has all the right things in it. I’ll never stop using it! Thanks for such a great product!” – Marivivian.
Individual results may vary.

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