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Arginine Deficiency and Depression

Monday, November 4, 2013 8:00:20 AM America/Chicago

 

According to the World Health Organization, more than 350 million people across the globe are suffering from depression. This devastatingly common mental illness is the leading cause of suicide and disability among people of all ages.

 

Depression is mood altering and creates emotional challenges that take over everyday living. There are a variety of treatments out there to help combat depression including various therapies and medications. The treatments, however, take a lot of time and patience to be successful.

 

Recent studies have shown that deficiency of the amino acid arginine can have an impact on depression symptoms. A lack of arginine in the body can lead to increased depression symptoms of depressed mood, lethargy and fatigue. This is because arginine deficiency reduces the production of hormones and substance that regulate chemical imbalances.

 

The ways in which an arginine deficiency can affect depression include:

 

Your body needs adequate production of nitric oxide, which needs arginine in order for the body to make it. Nitric oxide relaxes blood vessels through the process of vasodilation. Vasodilation helps to produce more blood flow, oxygen and nutrients in the body, which can decrease some depression symptoms.

 

Arginine supplements are a releasing agent for the human growth hormone. If you have a lack of hormone production and release of this hormone from the pituitary gland, it can result in reduced energy, depressed mood and poor immune response.

 

To neutralize ammonia in your bloodstream, which helps the liver to detoxify and regenerate, you need arginine. To remove toxins and heavy metals from your blood, you need a healthy liver. An unhealthy liver can lead to chemical imbalances that create mood changes. 

 

If you are experiencing depression, talk to your physician about a possible arginine deficiency which can be boosted by supplementation. For any information about our arginine products, please feel free to contact us.

 

 

0 Comments | Posted in News By Brenda Rand

5 Healthy Steps to Slowing Down the Aging Process

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 1:15:35 PM America/Chicago

5 Healthy Steps to Slowing Down the Aging Process

Though aging has plenty to do with your state of mind, and how you feel about it; there are still plenty of ways to slow down the actual physical aging process.

Of course, taking care of yourself, eating a healthy and moderate diet, and regular exercise, are key factors to aging in a healthy way; but there are other ways to keep your healthy vibrant energy flowing well into your golden years.

Vitamin D

Many doctors call vitamin D, the ultimate anti-ager. Vitamin D strengthens almost every part of the body, and even nourishes the mind, improving memory. Making certain that you get your daily requirement of vitamin D, has also been proven to fight off cancer. 1000 milligrams is the suggested daily requirement, or 1200 milligrams’ if you’re over age 60.

Fresh Air

Never underestimate the healing powers of fresh air and sunshine. Sunlight produces serotonin, a chemical the body produces, that naturally boosts your mood. It’s healthy to spend as much time in the sun and fresh air, as possible. Sometimes just getting out of the house, can make you feel better.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is another supplement that should be added to your daily regimen. Vitamin C assists your body in making collagen, which keeps your skin young and elastic. Foods rich in vitamin C, such as strawberries, are great for collagen production. You can make a daily practice of eating them for breakfast, plus other foods, that are rich in vitamin C.

Lessen Stress

Reducing the stress in your life can keep you young and healthy. There are many ways to relieve stress and bring some calm into your world. Meditation is a great practice for tapping into that calm space within. Walking is also a fun way to relieve stress. Take a daily walk out in nature, or a nearby park.

HGH

HGH is a natural hormone the body produces that regulates growth, slows down the aging process, and can produce results, such as younger looking skin, a better sex drive, a boost in your mood, and more  physical energy. According to WebMD, HGH also works in conjunction with collagen, to produce even better anti-aging results. HGH can come in the form of injections or supplements.  Be sure to consult your doctor before adding any supplements to your daily routine.

The anti-aging process is a daily process of being mindful of how you treat yourself. Eat well, find ways of handling the stress of everyday life, and take supplements to improve your health and vitality.

Sante Global carries many supplements that slow down the aging process, increases vitality, and prevents many ailments that can come with age. Our products naturally increase the production of HGH in the body, which combined with a healthy lifestyle, can add many more healthy years to your life.

0 Comments | Posted in News By Brenda Rand

Natural Ways to Reduce High Blood Pressure

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 9:07:13 AM America/Chicago

High blood pressure is one of the most common ailments afflicting Americans today. Also known as “hypertension,” high blood pressure is a medical condition where blood pressure in your arteries is elevated, forcing your heart to work hard to pump blood.


There’s a long list of why you or your loved one would not want high blood pressure, including stroke, heart attack, heart failure, aneurysms of the arteries, kidney disease, and, to top it off, a shortened life expectancy.

To combat high blood pressure, try reducing the amount of salt and alcohol in your diet. Eat more fresh fruit and veggies. And for goodness sake, don’t just say you’ll exercise, but actually engage in consistent aerobic physical activity a couple times a week. That means take a walk or jog around the block, go for a bike ride, or dance to music in your living room. It’s important to de-stress your life if you’re going to properly deal with high blood pressure.

However, there are also natural ways to combat blood pressure that won’t take up your time or drastically change the way you live your life.  Sante Global makes products with a substance called L-Arginine, an essential amino acid. L-Arginine converts to nitric oxide in the body, enhancing blood flow and supporting cardiovascular health.

When you have high blood pressure, the pressure on your arterial walls is intense. Nitric oxide relaxes those walls. Consider getting L-Arginine products from Sante Global, such as soft gels or berry-blend powder, in order to see if they help you or your loved one with blood flow and overall well-being if you (or they) are experiencing high blood pressure.

Source Used: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbp/

 

 

0 Comments | Posted in News By Brenda Rand

L-Arginine's Promising Anti-Diabetic Effects

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 11:42:15 AM America/Chicago

 

According to a recent article from Science Daily, new research conducted at the University of Copenhagen shows that the amino acid arginine provides many health benefits for those suffering from Type 2 Diabetes by helping to stabilize glucose in the body.

 

The body not using insulin properly causes type 2 Diabetes, which affects 90% of diabetics. At first, the pancreas makes extra insulin to compensate for what the body cannot produce, but over time can’t produce enough insulin to regulate glucose levels. (http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/type-2/)

 

The research has been conducted in labs using both lean (insulin sensitive) and obese (insulin resistant) mice. People suffering from Type 2 Diabetes are insulin resistant. The mice were subjected to the amino acid arginine and then monitored by a glucose tolerance test. The test is responsible for measuring the body’s ability to remove glucose from the blood over a period. 

 

The results of the research are as such, in both groups of mice (lean and obese) there was a 40% improvement in glucose metabolism management. It was also shown that the production of the hormone GLP-1, a glucagon-like peptide-1, was increased. This intestinal hormone’s job is to regulate appetite and glucose metabolism. This hormone is used in the drugs that treat Type 2 Diabetes.

 

This research is paving a new road for those suffering with Diabetes. Although this research does not suggest we can now “cure” diabetes, it essentially shows that with arginine-infused dietary supplements and arginine based-foods, we can see the effect on how well our bodies process the foods we eat.

 

For additional information regarding this study and its findings, read the full article titled “Amino Acid With Promising Anti-Diabetic Effects” here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/0/130909121954.htm

 

 

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L-Arignine Plus isn't a deal either

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 9:36:33 AM America/Chicago

You know what’s funny about L-Arginine Plus supplement? On their home page when they compare ProArgi-9 and NiteWorks, they don’t include the best Arginine supplement on the market, Arginine Infusion. Read More
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ProArgi-9 just doesn't compare.

Friday, October 12, 2012 8:58:04 AM America/Chicago

There’s really no comparison It’s proven that Sante Global’s Arginine Infusion offers everything L-Arginine Plus, ProArgi9+ and Herbalife's Niteworks Powder mix, including more vitamins and minerals AND costs less. That’s right, Arginine infusion offers more nutrients and costs less. Just compare L-Arginine Supplements and see for yourself. Read More
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