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Do you want to prevent premature aging, illness and disease? Then you need to
lower your oxidative stress. Find out how the antioxidant-rich Body Ecology
program can help!
Antioxidants... you've heard a lot about them, but do you know why they are so great for your health?
Antioxidants are key because they can prevent and heal the damage ofone of the leading causes of disease and aging that you may never hear about: oxidative stress.
Oxidative stress (often called OS) is what happens when your body does not have enough antioxidants to neutralize free radicals.
Free radicals are the unstable molecules that react with other substances in your body to damage cells or create abnormal ones. Free radicals are unavoidable and are created naturally as your body performs its everyday functions. In fact, they are even necessary for some processes.
To find out more about oxidative stress, we talked to Dr. Leonard Smith, a renowned gastrointestinal, vascular and general surgeon as well as an expert in the use of nutrition and natural supplementation. According to Dr. Smith, there is always a dynamic balance between the number of antioxidants and the number of free radicals in your body, called the redox state of the cell.
The redox state is like the voltage of a battery.
Too high or too low of a voltage and the battery doesn't function properly. Likewise, too high or too low of cellular redox states, and cells will prematurely age and become dysfunctional.
The tissue damage and cellular mutation that result from excess free radicals are directly linked to:
But there's good news for Body Ecology followers: diet and lifestyle changes can keep free radicals in check while you stay healthy and young!
Leonard Smith, M.D., is a renowned gastrointestinal, vascular and general surgeon as well as an expert in the use of nutrition and natural supplementation. For the past 20 years, Dr. Smith has investigated many holistic medical programs, including nutrition, exercise, chelation, stress management and the relevance of mental and spiritual attitudes in healing.
One of the easiest ways to reduce your oxidative stress and enhance your immunity is to fight free radicals.
There are many different processes and substances that chronically damage cells and contribute to oxidative stress including:
Your body generates free radicals every day, but you don't have to let free radical damage cause premature aging and disease!
Avoiding the substances and behaviors listed above that cause free radical production is one of the easiest ways to fight free radical damage.
Another way to protect yourself from free radical damage is by consuming natural antioxidants.
Antioxidants are your key to reducing oxidative stress. Vitamin E, polyphenols, beta-carotene and other vitamins are all potent antioxidants that protect you from free radical damage and improve your health and immunity. Yes, there are many supplements that provide antioxidants, but the Body Ecology diet is a great source of superior antioxidants.
Probiotic-rich Dong Quai is a fermented drink loaded with antioxidants that balances female hormones, aids prostate health and is full of anti-aging properties! Protect yourself from oxidative stress and tryDong Quai today!
Dr. Smith recommends the Body Ecology Diet because it is high in fermented, raw and cooked organic plant foods, it is naturally low in sugar, and it includes a balance of a moderate amount of organic animal products and whole grain-like seeds. The real stars of The Diet are our fermented foods and liquids and our Vitality SuperGreen. You can expect these foods to provide the following:
Dr. Smith points out that the nutrients from the Body Ecology diet literally interact with your genes to promote the natural production of intracellular antioxidant enzymes: superoxide dismutase and catalase,which are critical to maintaining a healthy redox state.
You may slow down and even reverse the aging process while your improved cellular redox state contributes to better overall physical and psycho-emotional health... and a more productive life.
The Body Ecology system for health and healing is unique because it focuses on healing your digestion and boosting your immunity. With optimal digestion, you can better assimilate all of the antioxidants in the foods and drinks on the Body Ecology program.
Even better, Body Ecology emphasizes fermented foods and drinks. These probiotic-rich foods and drinks have many health and anti-aging benefits.
Most of all, fermented foods and drinks aid your digestion and increase the nutrients by hundreds of times. This is important when you are focusing on boosting your intake of antioxidants!
With healthy digestion, your body will be able to fully absorb and use the antioxidants you take in as well as manufacture vitamins on its own to protect you from oxidative stress!
No matter what your age, the Body Ecology diet is full of the antioxidants you need to fight free radical formation and avoid the dangers of oxidative stress.
In fact, Donna Gates and Doctor Smith will be addressing the special concerns of the Baby Boomer generation, including how to prevent and reverse premature aging and disease in an upcoming book ... keep watching this newsletter for details!
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