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Product Review: Shred Belt Extreme – 360° Thermogenic Waist Trimmer by Iron Bull Strength


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Supplement Review: Hydraslim

This delicious blend of powerful weight loss super-fruits and botanicals features concentrated Acai Berry, African Mango, juices combined with Oolong, green and red tea leaf. 

No added sugars. Used daily, Hydra-Slim will restore and re-balance your body’s internal systems, naturally. 

Hydra-Slim helps rid your body of toxins it may have accumulated and also helps to boost your body’s metabolism, particularly its ability to metabolise carbohydrates, glucose and fats. This dietary supplement helps reduce bloating, reduce water retention and speed up digestion, resulting in a flat tummy sensation, while fennel seeds help eliminate gases. 

Nutritionally developed beverage aids weight loss, controls appetite and keeps you feeling full without the sugar rush.

HydraSlim

Perfect for this plan below:

Who wants to lose weight but dont want to follow the ActiDiet meal replacement plan? 
Hydra slim challenge …. 20ml with 500ml of water week 1 – then down to 10ml and 500ml water week

Drop appox 1 stone in 4-6 weeks

Heres a list of foods you can have

Cheese (ltd amount)
All meats (limited sausugers)

All fish

Veg (no pototoes – no swede – no parsnips)

All salad (not too many toms or peppers)

Eggs

Sugar free pop (minimal amount)

Water

Milk ( not too much)

Gin & vodka ok with sugar free drinks (ltd amount)

Minimal tea and coffee with only sweetners

Full fat mayo (Ltd amount)
Here’s a list of Can’t have foods:

Any fruit (so high in sugar)
Bread

pasta

rice

cakes

pastires

pototates – swede – parsnips

Anything tinned (full of sugar)

sweets

choc

Beer

crisps

sauces

Put real power into your weight loss regime. This delicious blend of powerful weight loss super-fruits and botanicals features concentrated Acai Berry and African Mango juices combined with Oolong, Green & Red tea leaf.
Hydra slim
reduces bloating – speeds up digestion = curbs appetite – speeds up metabolism – reduces water retention – rids toxins – Nutritionally developed beverage aids weight loss, controls appetite and keeps you feeling full without the sugar rush.

How to use:
INTENSE TREATMENT – Take 20ML a day by diluting in 500ml of water – (Only for 7 days) (This meaning you will get 18 day supply)Normal dose – 10 ml per day by diluting in 500ml of water. (500ml Sports Bottle provided) (25 day supply)

Sip slowly throughout the day
Ingredients:
Pure Acai Phenolics, Oolong tea leaf. Green tea leaf, African Mango juice concentrate, Meadowsweet flower heads, Black radish root, Dandelion leaf, Ash leaf, Quackgrass rhizome, Elder flowers, Fennel seed. Agave syrup, Blackcurrant juice concentrate.


Product Review: Skulpt Chisel – measure body fat + muscle quality 

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Supplement Review: Trimfit water with Trisynex

  TRIMFIT IS THE FUTURE OF FUNCTIONAL BEVERAGES. A CATEGORY CREATOR.
All natural weight loss water clinically
proven to help people:

LOSE WEIGHT

LOWER BODY FAT

BUILD LEAN MUSCLE

TRIMFIT is a category-creating functional beverage containing a proprietary active ingredient that is patented and clinically proven to safely help people lose weight and lower body fat while building lean muscle. While diet colas and other zero calorie flavored waters are targeting those who are simply looking to avoid extra calories and weight gain, TrimFit is the only beverage that helps people lose weight. With the obesity epidemic affecting millions of Americans, the need for a true functional weight loss beverage couldn’t be greater.
UNIQUE FORMULATION

TrimFit is the only bevereage in the world containing the patented ingredient Trisynex. TrimFit’s formulation is:

ALL NATURAL

SUGAR-FREE

STIMULANT-FREE

GRAS CERTIFIED

5 CALORIES IN EACH 8OZ. SERVING

HOW IT WORKS

Trisynex naturally adjusts your “fuel gauge” hormone leptin and a “fat-burning” hormone called adiponectin. These two harmones elevate your fat-burning potential so you stay satisfied (less hungry), lose body fat, and build lean muscle. While results may vary, TrimFit, with a balanced diet and exercise program can help you achieve and maintain healthy weight levels and a toned body shape. 

THE TRIMFIT WAY

Our consumer marketing strategy is designed to drive awareness and trial by introducing TrimFit’s all natural, healthy approach to weight loss. 

 trisynex-featuresIn an eight week clinical trial at the prestigious University of Connecticut Human Performance Laboratory, the average weight lost among those consuming Trisynex was 21 lbs – 10.5% of their starting weight and 17% loss in Body Fat.

The clinical claims are as follows:

Significantly reduces body fat and body weight

Significantly reduces hip, waist and thigh circumference

Modulates the key “fat” hormones, Leptin and Adiponectin

Increases lean muscle

Increases energy

Additional Research and Development

7 years of research and development at the University of Minnesota
US patent covering 29 structure function claims

Additional study at the Pennington Biomedical Research Lab

Study publication in the European Journal of Applied Physiology

-revbrandsinc.com

This has a promising ingredient profile! That was the first thing that caught my eye! 

  

That label above is not what is on my water! Did they improve the ingredients? 

  
On the one bottle it says vegetable and fruit juice for color and on this one they add a bunch of vegetables and fruits. Yet it is still less than 1% 

This is what I hate to say: exactly what Michelle Obama is talking about! The 1st label is accurate! Fruit juice for color. Less than 1% means it will give you no benefits! 

However the new label lists them all out as they are in there and tricking you to believe they are benefiting you! 

You look at the label and say: Wow a sports water with spinach, carrot, beet, shiitake mushroom! Nice! But then if you pay attention (key word if) you see it is less than 1%! 

Not cool! But does the Trisynex really work? Stay tuned! 

I actually didn’t see the Erythritol when I first looked at the label! But I certainly tasted it! Yuk! 

**Update** April 4th 2016

Check this coolness out! I was having trouble finding the product. The gas station I typically get it at $2/bottle is out of stock. I wrote the company and they wrote back: you can save money and buy on Groupon. The offer was removed from Groupon and I wrote back telling them that. What happened next? The CEO called me directly telling me he will honor the price and Mailout the cases and I can send in a check after I receive them. How cool is that?? That’s awesome! 

**Update** April 28th 2016

I see a big difference in belly fat! I have gone through 3 cases of 12 and I have been having 2 drinks a day. 1 at 6am on an empty stomach and one at 430pm with a meal. 

I have been doing a low carb meal for 3 weeks and 1hr of cardio a day, but my weight hasn’t moved much. I am still 287-288. My arms are massive right now (on a low carb diet that is awesome) usually I’m flat after a while. 

**Update** May 5th 2016

I have now finished 4 cases 2 drinks a day! I had a carbohydrate refeed day and any weight lost is now back and my stomach is puffy. That tells me the loss was only water weight and the product doesn’t work to reduce fat! I am seriously disappointed! I am going to have to call this myth busted! (I miss myth busters)! 


Supplement Review: Black Seed oil (cold pressed)

 

Black Seed – ‘The Remedy For Everything But Death’

Benefits of Black Seed

The seeds of the annual flowering plant, Nigella Sativa, have been prized for their healing properties since time immemorial. While frequently referred to among English-speaking cultures as Roman coriander, black sesame, black cumin, black caraway and onion seed, it is known today primarily as black seed, which is at the very least an accurate description of its physical appearance. The earliest record of its cultivation and use come from ancient Egypt. 

Black seed oil, in fact, was found in Egyptian pharoah Tutankhamun’s tomb, dating back to approximately 3,300 years ago.[i] In Arabic cultures, black cumin is known as Habbatul barakah, meaning the “seed of blessing.” It is also believed that the Islamic prophet Mohammed said of it that it is “a remedy for everything except death”

Many of black cumin’s traditionally ascribed health benefits have been thoroughly confirmed in the biomedical literature. In fact, since 1964, there have been 656 published, peer-reviewed studies referencing it.
We have indexed salient research, available to view on GreenMedInfo.com on our Black Seed (Nigella Sativa) page, on well over 40 health conditions that may be benefited from the use of the herb, including over 20 distinct pharmacological actions it expresses, such as:
Analgesic (Pain-Killing)

Anti-Bacterial

Anti-Inflammatory

Anti-Ulcer

Anti-Cholinergic

Anti-Fungal

Ant-Hypertensive

Antioxidant

Antispasmodic

Antiviral

Bronchodilator

Gluconeogenesis Inhibitor (Anti-Diabetic)

Hepatoprotective (Liver Protecting)

Hypotensive

Insulin Sensitizing

Interferon Inducer

Leukotriene Antagonist

Renoprotective (Kidney Protecting)

Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Inhibitor

These 30 pharmacological actions are only a subset of a far wider number of beneficial properties intrinsic to the black seed. While it is remarkable that this seed has the ability to positively modulate so many different biological pathways, this is actually a rather common occurrence among traditional plant medicines.

Natural RX: Greenmedinfo
Our project has identified over 1600 natural compounds with a wide range of health benefits, and we are only in our first 5 years of casual indexing. There are tens of thousands of other substances that have already been researched, with hundreds of thousands of studies supporting their medicinal value (MEDLINE, whence our study abstracts come, has over 600,000 studies classified as related to Complementary and Alternative Medicine).
Take turmeric, for example. We have identified research indicating its value in over 600 health conditions, while also expressing over 160 different potentially beneficial pharmacological actions. You can view the quick summary of over 1500 studies we have summarized on our Turmeric Research page, which includes an explorative video on turmeric. Professional database members are further empowered to manipulate the results according to their search criteria, i.e. pull up and print to PDF the 61 studies on turmeric and breast cancer. This, of course, should help folks realize how voluminous the supportive literature indicating the medicinal value of natural substances, such as turmeric and black seed, really is.

Black seed has been researched for very specific health conditions. Some of the most compelling applications include:
Type 2 Diabetes: Two grams of black seed a day resulted in reduced fasting glucose, decreased insulin resistance, increased beta-cell function, and reduced glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in human subjects.[ii]

Helicobacter Pylori Infection: Black seeds possess clinically useful anti-H. pylori activity, comparable to triple eradication therapy.[iii]

Epilepsy: Black seeds were traditionally known to have anticonvulsive properties. A 2007 study with epileptic children, whose condition was refractory to conventional drug treatment, found that a water extract significantly reduced seizure activity.[iv]

High Blood pressure: The daily use of 100 and 200 mg of black seed extract, twice daily, for 2 months, was found to have a blood pressure-lowering effect in patients with mild hypertension.[v]

Asthma: Thymoquinone, one of the main active constituents within Nigella sativa (black cumin), is superior to the drug fluticasone in an animal model of asthma.[vi] Another study, this time in human subjects, found that boiled water extracts of black seed have relatively potent anti-asthmatic effect on asthmatic airways.[vii]

Acute tonsillopharyngitis: characterized by tonsil or pharyngeal inflammation (i.e. sore throat), mostly viral in origin, black seed capsules (in combination with Phyllanthus niruri) have been found to significantly alleviate throat pain, and reduce the need for pain-killers, in human subjects.[viii]

Chemical Weapons Injury: A randomized, placebo-controlled human study of chemical weapons injured patients found that boiled water extracts of black seed reduced respiratory symptoms, chest wheezing, and pulmonary function test values, as well as reduced the need for drug treatment.[ix]

Colon Cancer: Cell studies have found that black seed extract compares favorably to the chemoagent 5-fluoruracil in the suppression of colon cancer growth, but with a far higher safety profile.[x] Animal research has found that black seed oil has significant inhibitory effects against colon cancer in rats, without observable side effects.[xi]

MRSA: Black seed has anti-bacterial activity against clinical isolates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.[xii]

Withdrawal: A study on 35 opiate addicts found black seed as an effective therapy in long-term treatment of opioid dependence.[xiii]

Sometimes the biblical reference to ‘faith the size of a mustard seed moving mountains’ comes to mind in connection with natural substances like black seeds. After all, do seeds not contain within them the very hope for continuance of the entire species that bore it? This super-saturated state of the seed, where life condenses itself down into an intensely miniaturized holographic fragment of itself, promising the formation of future worlds within itself, is the very emblem of life’s immense and immortal power. 
If we understand the true nature of the seed, how much life (past, present and future) is contained within it, it will not seem so far-fetched that it is capable of conquering antibiotic resistant bacteria, healing the body from chemical weapons poisoning, or stimulate the regeneration of dying insulin-producing beta cells in the diabetic, to name but only a fraction of black seed’s experimentally-confirmed powers.
black seeds
Moving the mountain of inertia and falsity associated with the conventional concept of disease, is a task well-suited for seeds and not chemicals. The greatest difference, of course, between a seed and a patented synthetic chemical (i.e. pharmaceutical drug), is that Nature (God) made the former, and men with profit-motives and a deranged understanding of the nature of the body made the latter.  
The time, no doubt, has come for food, seeds, herbs, plants, sunlight, air, clean water, and yes, love, to assume once again their central place in medicine, which is to say, the art and science of facilitating self-healing within the human body. Failing this, the conventional medical system will crumble under the growing weight of its own corruption, ineptitude, and iatrogenic suffering (and subsequent financial liability) it causes. To the degree that it reforms itself, utilizing non-patented and non-patentable natural compounds with actual healing properties, a brighter future awaits on the horizon. To the degree that it fails, folks will learn to take back control over their health themselves, which is why black seed, and other food-medicines, hold the key to self-empowerment.

16 More Reasons Black Seed Is ‘The Remedy For Everything But Death’ 
Here are 16 additional potential health benefits to add to the growing list:
Prevents Radiation Damage: Nigella sativa oil (NSO) and its active component, thymoquinone, protect brain tissue from radiation-induced nitrosative stress.[i]

Protects Against Damage from Heart Attack: A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa has a protective effect against damage associated with experimental heart attack.[ii]

Prevents Morphine Dependence/Toxicity: An alcohol extract of nigella sativa reduces morphine-associated conditioned place preference, an indication of morphine intoxication, dependence and tolerance.[iii]

Prevents Kidney Damage Associated with Diabetes: A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa has protective effects on experimental diabetic nephropathy.[iv]

Prevents Post-Surgical Adhesions: Covering peritoneal surfaces with Nigella sativa oil (NSO) after peritoneal trauma is effective in decreasing peritoneal adhesion formation in an experimental model.[v]

Prevents Alzheimer’s Associated Neurotoxicity: A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa has protective effects on experimental diabetic prevents neurotoxicity and Aβ1-40-induced apoptosis in the cell model.[vi]

Suppresses Breast Cancer Growth: : A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa inhibits tumor growth and induces programmed cell death (apoptosis) in a breast cancer xenograft mouse model.[vii] [viii]

Exhibits Anti-Psoriasis Properties: The alcohol extract of nigella sativa seeds exhibit anti-psoriatic activity, consistent with its medicinal use in traditional medicine.[ix]

 Prevents Brain Pathology Associated with Parkinson’s Disease: A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa protects cultured neurons against αSN-induced synaptic toxicity, a pathology observed in the brains of patients with Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.[x]

 Kills Highly Aggressive Gliobastoma Brain Cancer Cells: A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa exhibits glioblastoma cell killing activity. [xi]

 Kills Leukemia Cells: A thymoquinone from nigella sativa induces mitochondria-mediated apoptosis in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in vitro.[xii]

 Suppresses Liver Cancer Growth: A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa prevents chemically-induced cancer in a rat model.[xiii]

 Prevents Diabetic Pathologies: A water and alcohol extract of nigella sativa at low doses has a blood-sugar lowering effect and ameliorative effect on regeneration of pancreatic islets, indicating its value as a therapeutic agent in the management of diabetes mellitus.[xiv]

Suppresses Cervical Cancer Cell Growth: A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa exhibits anti-proliferative, apoptotic and anti-invasive properties in a cervical cancer cell line.[xv]

 Prevents Lead-Induced Brain Damage: A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa ameliorates lead-induced brain damage in Sprague Dawley rats.[xvi]

Kills Oral Cancer Cells: A thymoquinone extract from nigella sativa induces programmed cell death (apoptosis) in oral cancer cells.[xvii]

Why is such a powerful seed not yet on the radar of most medical and nutrition communities? We know sesame seed can beat Tylenol in reducing arthritis pain and can reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors in a manner that makes statin drugs envious, and we know flaxseeds shrink breast and prostate tumors, but black seed’s benefits are still largely under reported and underutilized.  

Interestingly, despite this blind spot, and as if to confirm black seed’s immense potential as a healing agent, Nestlé, the Switzerland-based global food giant, filed a patent on patent on the use of nigella sativa to “prevent food allergies” in 2010 (Nestlé’s international patent publication WO2010133574). This obvious attempt to appropriate traditional knowledge and use claimed the plant seed or extract should be Nestlé’s intellectual property when used as a food ingredient or drug. According to a Third World Network Briefing Paper from July, 2012:
“The Swiss giant’s claims appear invalid, as traditional uses of Nigella sativa clearly anticipate Nestlé’s patent application, and developing country scholarship has already validated these traditional uses and further described, in contemporary scientific terms, the very medicinal properties of black seed that Nestlé seeks to claim as its own “invention”.
“Nestlé claims any use of an opioid receptor-stimulating compound to treat or prevent allergies, specifically thymoquinone and, more specifically, administration of thymoquinone in the form of Nigella sativa plant material (seeds).3 The type of food allergy of greatest focus is upset stomach and diarrhea.”
The good news is that no such patent has yet to win approval, and for now, this food is still freely available. For additional research updates, simply go to Pubmed.gov, and sign up for an automatic email update for the keyword “nigella sativa,” and you’ll be one of the first to learn about the new research being done on this amazing seed as it comes directly through the biomedical research pipeline.

– greenmedinfo.com

This stuff tastes straight up like oil! It is not pleasant! I suggest taking a chaser that can cut oil such as apple cider vinegar! I take a shot of fire cider, swish it in my mouth after and then swallow it and all is well! 

The benefits of using this before bed far outweigh the negatives! 

I am adding this in my daily regimen (when I remember to take it lol) 

First thing in the morning wheat grass shot followed by fire cider chaser 

Before bed black seed oil with fire cider chaser! 

Good luck and tell me how it works for you!  


Supplement Review: Rocbody Meal Prep

  
We specialize in clean meal preparation. Whether you are trying to build muscle, get stronger, lose fat or improve health – Rocbody Meal Prep is here to assist you in reaching your individual goals. 

Your meals will be freshly prepared, weighed and portioned according to your order.

A lot of time and effort is placed into our service to make eating healthy more convenient and less stressful for you. 

Thank you for your interest in Rocbody Meals.

We look forward to making your Fit Life Easy!

   
 Special Announcement: We now offer fresh home delivery service to: Westchester, Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Northern New Jersey and Southern Connecticut. Stay tuned and follow us on Instagram @rocbodyfitnesscafe for more information and special savings to absolutely crush your 2015 New Year Health & Fitness Resolutions!!

rockbodymealprep.com

I have gotten a few combinations. 

7oz ground bison with 6oz broccoli and 6oz sweet potato

7oz ground turkey with 6oz asparagus and 6oz sweet potato

7oz Tilipia with 6oz of mixed veggies ands 6oz sweet potato

I then cut the sweet potato and increased to 7oz of each vegetable

I had to discontinue the turkey as it was way too dry! It was torture eating it! The Bison is moist and delicious, but I can’t eat it 3 times a day! So I rotate 2 meals one day, one meal the next, 2 meals the next day etc… I rotate it with grilled chicken. 

I also removed the Tilipia, because it is good once in a while, but everyday it gets tiring! Plus the fear of transport back and forth from Manhattan in the summer is a worry. Especially; if for some reason I don’t eat it before I leave work, I carry it back to New Jersey and to the gym. 

My current configuration is:

7oz ground bison with 7oz broccoli 

7oz grilled chicken with 7oz  asparagus 

The food is delivered fresh not frozen! I though it was delivered frozen, so the hard part is being there for the delivery. 

The food is delicious! I’m pretty sure there is fresh garlic in the bison and the veggies. Add a little Siracha or Trader Joes green dragon hot sauce on the grilled chicken and boom it’s off to the races! 


Product Review: Yoga Toes – sport  

 

YogaToes® Toe Stretchers — Yoga For Your Feet 

YogaToes® have revolutionized the way we care for our feet. YogaToes® provide simple and natural therapy for painful toes and achy feet. Fighting foot pain and toe deformities now could save you from health complications (and expensive surgeries) down the road.
Doctor Recommended  

Being in shoes or high heels all day can really take a toll on your feet. Luckily, by placing toes in a separated position, weakened muscles become more flexible and resilient. After using YogaToes® regularly, the joints in your toes should begin to realign as tissues become supple and strong again. Realignment and greater mobility are the main components in fending off pain as well as a variety of other conditions, including claw toes and hammer toes.
How YogaToes Work

YogaToes® toe stretchers work by spreading and exercising toes. The patented design of YogaToes® fits between, above and beneath toes to gently spread them apart and away from the balls of your feet – providing the same exercise you get when barefoot. All you do is put them on. YogaToes do the work while you relax. A vacation for your feet! 
We recommend starting slowly, only wearing YogaToes® for 10-15 minutes a day. Once that begins to feel comfortable, gradually work up to wearing YogaToes® at least 1 hour per day.

Bunion, Claw and Hammer Toes Treatment

Foot and toe problems can’t be looked at in isolation, and that’s why we invented YogaToes®. We introduced an important new concept to the world: preventative foot care. But many people wonder about specific foot problems; Bunions (and bunionettes), claw toes, hammer toe and Plantar Fasciitis always come up. And the answer is ‘yes’, Yoga Toes help prevent and treat this short list as well as a much longer one that wouldn’t fit on this page. Our toe stretchers get at the root cause of these conditions.
Tried, Tested, and Loved!

YogaToes® are meant to benefit most anyone — and indeed we’ve gotten positive feedback from diverse groups of people over the years: busy mothers, professionals who are on their feet all day, physical therapists, construction workers… you name it.
YogaToes® toe stretchers were featured on the The New Ricki Lake Show as a natural pain relief gadget and on The Today Show as a “fan favorite”.
Recently, we found out that the pop singer Sia is a big fan of our toe straighteners as well as many ballerinas in The Washington Ballet. Can you think of anyone who depends on their toes and feet more than a ballerina? We can’t. So, what are you waiting for? Don’t live with swollen and achy feet one more day. Instead, start having stronger and more beautiful feet with YogaToes®! 

-yogapro.com 

They hurt bad this morning! But I have to tell you, after running 2 hrs today they feel really good right now! 

I’m going to try for an hour if I feel discomfort, I will abort the test! 

 **Update** September 19th I haven’t worn the yoga toes in about 2 weeks and the plantar fasciitis flared up again so I will try and wear them a little tonight and tomorrow and see how it works! Not bad considering I am still doing 2 hrs of cardio a day!


Supplement Review: God of War Preworkout

 
 God Of War Black is our Pre training supplement consisting of multiple powerhouse ingredients synergistically working together to provide maximum pump, focus, and endurance during any type of training. We provided clinically studied doses of our main ingredients as well as essential vitamins and minerals for maximum absorption! Only the strongest ingredients for our Centurion Legion

-centurianlabz.com

 

Let’s look at less known ingredients: 

Mucuna Pruriens:

  The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (excluding animal/petri-dish studies) to tell you what effect Mucuna pruriens has in your body, and how strong these effects are.
GRADE LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

A Robust research conducted with repeated double blind clinical trials

B Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled

C Single double blind study or multiple cohort studies

D Uncontrolled or observational studies only

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

EFFECT CHANGE

MAGNITUDE OF EFFECT SIZE 

SCIENTIFIC CONSENSUS COMMENTS

B Sperm Quality 

Up

Minor

100% 

See all 3 studies

There appears to be an increase in seminal quality and oxidative parameters following 3-month ingestion of Mucuna pruriens, which is thought to be secondary to correcting

the hypothalamic-pituitary-testes axis

C Symptoms of Parkinsons Disease 

Down 

Notable

100% 

See all 3 studies

Possible symptoms reduction in Parkinson’s Disease related to the L-DOPA content and theorized (but not proven) peripheral dopamine decarboxylase inhibitor; this is notable … show

C Adrenaline 
Up

Minor

100% 

See study

The decrease in adrenaline seen in infertility is normalized with mucuna

C Cortisol 

Down

Minor

100% 

See study

In chronically stressed men, prolonged ingestion of mucuna pruriens appears to be able to reduce cortisol concentrations

C Dopamine 
Up

Minor

100% 

See study

The reduction in dopamine seen in infertility seems to be reversed with L-DOPA ingestion; theoretically L-DOPA ingestion should unilaterally increase dopamine

C Noradrenaline 

Up

Minor

100% 

See study

The reduction in noradrenaline levels seen in infertility is normalized following mucuna ingestion
C Prolactin 

Down 

Minor

100% 

See 2 studies

A decrease in prolactin appears to occur following Mucuna or L-DOPA ingestion
C Seminal Motility 

Up

Minor

100% 

See 2 studies

An increase in seminal motility is observed following mucuna ingestion

C Subjective Well-Being 
Up

Minor

100% 

See study

An increase in well being has been noted to be secondary to a reduction in cortisol

C Testosterone 
Up

Minor

100% 

See 2 studies

An increase in testosterone is seen in infertile men. It is unsure if this increase in testosterone occurs in fertile and otherwise healthy men

Theobromine:

In modern medicine, theobromine is used as a vasodilator (a blood vessel widener), a diuretic (urination aid), and heart stimulant.

Theobromine increases urine production. Because of this diuretic effect, and its ability to dilate blood vessels, theobromine has been used to treat high blood pressure. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition notes that historic use of theobromine as a treatment for other circulatory problems including arteriosclerosis, certain vascular diseases, angina pectoris, and hypertension should be considered in future studies.
Following its discovery in the late 19th century, theobromine was put to use by 1916, when it was recommended by the publication Principles of Medical Treatment as a treatment for edema (excessive liquid in parts of the body), syphilitic angina attacks, and degenerative angina.
In the human body, theobromine levels are halved between 6–10 hours after consumption.
Possible future uses of theobromine in such fields as cancer prevention have been patented.[25]

Theobromine also shows promise in tooth decay prevention and has been shown in some studies to surpass the more traditional fluoride. Advantages include the ability to safely ingest it, obviating the “do not swallow” warnings on fluoride mouthwash.

**Note** That would explain why I have peed at least 25 times today and counting! I thought it was because I have drank a lot of water and I have been working out, but it is definitely this! 

AMP Citrate: 

Benefits of AMP Citrate

As mentioned earlier, AMP has the same basic structure to DMAA which is why its effects are parallel to DMAA. These include:
An increase in energy (especially when combined with caffeine)

Heightened mental focus

Improved metabolism

Increase in athletic performance

– examine.com

Try this stuff it made me feel amazing all morning! For the last two days I have felt bulletproof! 


Supplement Review: Quest releases Mint Chocolate Chunk Bar

  

Love at first bite! Irresistible mint and decadent chocolate finally meet in the latest protein-packed Quest Bar! With no added sugar and 20g of protein, this double-dose of deliciousness is a #CheatClean delight!

Mint Chocolate Chunk

INGREDIENTS: Protein Blend (Milk Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Isolate), Soluble Corn Fiber (Prebiotic Fiber), Water, Almonds, Cocoa Butter, Cocoa (Processed with Alkali), Natural Flavors, Erythritol, Palm Oil, Dextrin, Sea Salt, Sunflower Lecithin, Sucralose, Color (Fruit Juice, Turmeric), Coconut Oil, Xanthan Gum, Baking Soda, Peppermint Oil, Steviol Glycosides (Stevia).

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size 1 (60g)

Calories 190

Calories from Fat 80

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Amount/Serving%Daily Value*Total Fat9g14%Saturated Fat4g20%Trans Fat0gCholesterol5mg2%Sodium210mg9%Potassium125mg4%Total Carbohydrate21g7%Dietary Fiber15g60%Sugars<1gErythritol2gProtein20gVitamin A2%•Vitamin C0%Magnesium2%•Phosphorus10%Calcium15%•Iron4%

CONTAINS: Almonds, Coconut and Milk-Derived Ingredients.

Only 4g net carbs and they’re all from nuts – not sugars!

Only 4g net carbs (and they’re all from nuts – not sugar). 

The only true low carb bar on the market.

-questnutrition.com 

First off where’s the mint? I’m not talking about the mint green colored pieces in the bar; I’m talking about the flavor! It’s not there at all!! I originally thought it would be sickening sweet, but it’s the opposite! It also has the same dryer consistency as the Smores bar. I don’t know if that’s their new formula? But it’s not working for the mint chunk! The Smores is awesome and tastes great! 

Stay away from this bar it’s nasty! 


Supplement Review: Cavalier – Gentleman’s Products  

   
 
DAILY SEXUAL HEALTH SUPPORT

MAINTAIN YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE. BE CAVALIER™

A gentleman’s passion and his lust for expression shouldn’t dull with time.
Intimacy and sexual vitality add to quality of life and should be upheld at every age. Cavalier’s Daily Sexual Health Support is for the gentleman who wants to enjoy the finer things in life. This supplement contains ingredients in a potent blend to promote sexual health and improved blood flow.
DAILY TESTOSTERONE SUPPORT.

IT’S HOW YOU FEEL. BE CAVALIER™

At the core of every gentleman is his ability to feel like one. Testosterone is critical to feeling like the man you are—vigorous and strong.
Cavalier’s Daily Testosterone Support has a Daily Testosterone Blend with key ingredients to help boost natural testosterone production, promote lean muscle, and increase sexual function, performance, and endurance.*
-becavalier.com

I did a stack of this for one full bottle each and honestly I didn’t see any benefits at all. 

This stuff is not cheap! And for less than stellar performance it is not worth it! 

Do not waste your money! 

I do have to say the packaging is gorgeous and upscale!