Concentrated Fruits And Vegetables Workshop

Why Fruits And Vegetables? 
Researchers now realise that plants contain compounds that can help promote good health ´ There·s more to food than vitamins, minerals, fibre, calories, and protein. We are discovering a plethora of bioactive substances in foodsµ John D. Potter, cancer epidemiologist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Health benefits of fruits and vegetables 
Fruits and vegetables are antioxidant sources  Diets high in fruits and vegetables have many health benefits ² Heart disease ² Eye health ² Diabetes ² Cancer

Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Malaysia 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 18-29 Less than 5 servings per day Less than 3 servings per day % of Populatio 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-100 Age Dietary ntake Not sufficient! WHO Global Info Database: 2003 National Data from World Health Survey. . Malaysia.

Why Fruits And Vegetables?  Loaded with phytonutrients ² plant based nutrients  Phytonutrients help protect your body and keep it healthy There are literally thousands of phytonutrients in plants! .

Why Phytonutrients? What do they do?  A part of optimal health  Supports healthy cell growth  Antioxidant protection  Assists the body·s natural production of protective enzymes  Supports the immune system .

lipids and DNA  A mixture of antioxidants is thought to offer the most health benefit  Fruits and vegetables are excellent sources of antioxidants .Phytonutrients and Antioxidants  Many phytonutrients are antioxidants  Antioxidants inactivate free radicals  Antioxidants help to reduce damage to cells.

ORAC Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity  Is a measure of the total antioxidant capacity of the product  The higher the ORAC value. the better it is at quenching free radicals  Fruits and vegetables with high ORAC values have health benefits  Researchers suggest that ORAC intake range between 1000-2000 units per day to promote improved health and decrease the risk of chronic diseases  Other researchers suggest intake between 3000-5000 units per day .

Which fruits and vegetables do I choose?  Phytonutrient profile of each plant is unique  Amount of each phytonutrient profile varies in different plants ² Important to eat a range of different fruits and vegetables to get the full benefit of the various phytonutrients .

Latest Research ² Interesting Results!  Men who eat the most tomatoes have the healthiest prostate tissue  People who eat the most leafy green vegetables maintain healthy vision  People who drink the most green tea generally have a healthy cardiovascular system .

Lycopene  An orange-red coloured carotenoid  Exhibits potent antioxidant activity  Epidemiological studies have indicated ² a correlation between increased tomato intake and reduced risk of prostate cancer Tomato .

and E.C.Lutein  Also found in green leafy vegetables  A yellow coloured carotenoid that possesses high antioxidant activity  Promotes eye health  Specifally absorbs blue light  Lutein and zeaxanthin ² reduce the risk of macular degeneration Source: Seddon J et al. and advanced age ²related macular degeneration. vitamins A. JAMA 1994. Dietary carotenoids. 272:1413-1420 Marigold .

Quercetin  Also found in apples. onions and green tea  Plant ² derived bioflavonoid  Function as antioxidants  Helps supports the health of blood vessels  Could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease Green Beans .

Ellagic acid inhibits arylamine Nacetyltransferase activity and DNA adduct formation in humar bladder tumour cell lines(T24 and TSGH 8301).Ellagic Acid  Protects against DNA damage  Inhibits activity of selected group of enzymes ² (N-acetyltransferases) ² lead to changes in DNA structure Pomegranate Source:Festa F et al. 21:3903 ² 3908 Lin SS et al. Strong antioxidant activity of ellagic acid in mammalian cells in vitro revealed by the comet assay. Urol Res 2001: 29:371-376 . Anticancer Res 2001.

Hesperidin  Excellent source of hesperidin  Together with diosmin(citrus flavonoid) is effective in reducing the severity of varicose veins  Effective in reducing hemorrhoids and chronic venous insufficiency  Helps support good cardiovascular performance Orange .

. Venous elasticity after treatment with daflon 500mg. The positive effects have been attributed to the hesperidin level in the orange juice.Hesperidin  Individuals who drank up to 3 glasses of orange juice daily increase their HDL levels by 21%. GA. Angiology.1997. and lower total cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Source: Ibegbuna V etal. 48:77-85 Presented at the American Heart Association Meeting in Atlanta . 1999.

Epigallocatechin(EGCG)  Contains phytonutrients called catechins  Rich in epigallocatechin  Green tea catechins are effective antioxidants Green Tea .

. 159: 2170-2174.Arch Int Med 1999.Epigallocatechin(EGCG)  Especially beneficial in women  Women who drank 4+ cups of green tea per day could reduce the risk of aortic atherosclerosis Source:Geleijnse JM et al. Tea flavonoids may protect against atherosclerosis: The Rotterdam study.

Carotenoids  Carrots are excellent sources of beta and alphacarotenes  Function as beneficial antioxidants to limit the damage of free radicals  Beta carotene can be converted to vitamin A in the body on an as ²needed basis Carrots .

Rosmaridiphenol. Carnosic and Rosmarinic Acid  Function as beneficial antioxidants to limit the damage of free radicals Rosemary . Carnosic and Rosmarinic Acid  Rosemary extract contains a number of natural antioxidants Rosmaridiphenol.

Anthocyanins Blueberry  Berries such as blueberry and elderberry are important sources of anthocyanins  Protect the body from free radical damage  Evidence indicates that anthocyanins may help protect against DNA damage Elderberry .

Rate Your Diet Are you eating 5-10 servings of fruits and vegetables daily? Are you eating a variety of fruits and vegetables everyday? .

Lifestyle Assessment .

Nutrilite Concentrated Fruits and Vegetables An excellent source of health-promoting phytonutrients! .

Best of Nature. Best Of Science Nutrition Nature Intended! Nutrition Science Perfected!  It is a total phytonutrient based product  Unique combinations ² Safety ² Belief and Trust ² Consistency ² Quality .

Rich In Phytonutrients! Pomegranate Orange Elderberry Green Beans Marigold Tomato Green Tea Broccoli Spinach Blueberry 10+ servings of phytonutrients in just 2 tablets! .

Nutrilite Concentrated Fruits and Vegetables Features Phytonutrient Lycopene Ellagic acid Lutein Epigallocatechin(EGC G) Hesperidin Quercetin *1/2 cup per serving Source Tomato Raspberries Spinach Green Tea Orange Apple Food Equivalent 1 Tomato 11/2 Servings 2 Servings 2 Servings 3 Oranges 5 Apples .

² Antioxidants are beneficial to the body because they help inactivate free radicals. .Nutrilite Concentrated Fruits and Vegetables Benefits  The ingredients in Nutrilite Concentrated Fruits and Vegetables provide a variety of antioxidants.

000 ORAC Units per tablet  Nutrilite Double X provides 3.ORAC Value  Nutrilite Concentrated Fruits and Vegetables provide 4.500 ORAC Units per day .

Nutrilite Concentrated Fruits and Vegetables  Naturally based phytonutrients that help minimise harmful effects of today·s lifestyle such as pollution. stress. smoking and irregular diet .

or live in highly polluted areas  People who want additional antioxidant protection .Target Customers  People who do not eat a variety of fruits and vegetables everyday  Health conscious men and women who are looking for ways to balance their diet  People who smoke. drink alcohol.

Product usage  60 tablets per bottle  Recommended usage is 1 tablet twice daily ² after meals Can be taken with other Nutrilite Supplements .

dry place ² Keep out of reach of children .Advisory  Pregnant/lactating women and individuals with medical conditions ² Consult physician  Children 12 years and above ² Same intake as adults  Store in a cool.

Nutrilite Double X and Concentrated Fruits And Vegetables  To complement the vitamins. lycopene and lutein present in higher amounts in Nutrilite Concentrated Fruits And Vegetables ² level associated with greatest protection against specific diseases  Lycopene content Best of NatureConcentrated of Double X with TRIPLE X 6 servings of Fruits And Vegetables = about 2007 tomato  Green tea extract not available in Double X . minerals and phytochemicals present in Double X  Quercetin.

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