Amla extract comes from the Amla plant, also known as Indian gooseberry. It has been used in traditional Indian medicine for treating various chronic health conditions as well as controlling blood sugar levels. In traditional Thai medicine, amla extract is used to treat diabetes. Amla extract contains high levels of Vitamin C and polyphenols making it a very potent antioxidant.
Amylase is an enzyme produced in the pancreas and mouth. It helps digest carbohydrates and turns them into sugar or glucose which provides energy to the body.
There are three types of amylase, but the main type found in humans and animals is the alpha Amylase. Phaseolamin, an inhibitor of alpha amylase, is a potential diet stimulator. It is also used to prevent occupational asthma that often occurs among factory workers.
Found In: Raw fruits and vegetables, raw nuts, legumes, whole grains, and sprouted seeds.
L-arginine is an amino acid. Although, not necessarily an essential amino acid, arginine is involved in a number of processes in the body, such as wound healing, maintaining cardiovascular health, aiding the kidney in removing body wastes, and maintaining hormone and immune functions.
Found In: Foods rich in protein, such as meat, poultry, eggs, fish, and dairy products
Bacopa Monnieri Powder
Bacopa Monnieri is a nootropic herb which has always been traditional as a booster of children's brain power and as a treatment of anxiety and other neuropharmacological disorders.
Bacopa Monnieri is a fat soluble and is often taken with some form of animal fat, like butter and milk. Its main bioactive ingredients are Bacosides A and B, which are mainly made up of saponins and glucosides well known for their antifungal, antiparasitic, and antimicrobial properties.
Bamboo is a plant native in Asia. Bamboo extract represents a sort of juice or water from the bamboo plant which is directly extracted from the leaves and stalks of the plant. Bamboo is the main source of silica extract, which is used to improve hair and skin quality, removes wrinkles, and promotes good health. Bamboo extract contains 70 percent of organic silica, and is 10 times more powerful than other silica supplements.
Bifidobacterium Bifidum is the most common probiotic bacteria in the body and is mostly found in the colon and lower intestines. It is also presented in breast milk and in healthy vaginas. These rod-shaped bacteria live together as a group, in pairs, or alone.
Research has shown that Bifidobacterium Bifidum produces natural antibiotics that fight bad bacteria. It also fights off Candida and other yeast overgrowth in the body. Candida is often associated with low levels of Bifidum in the body. Studies also show that synthetic antibiotics can kill Bacterium Bifidum.
Biotin, also known as Vitamin H, is both a coenzyme and a B vitamin that is ocupied in breaking down fats and carbohydrates. Biotin is used as a supplement for neuropathy, brittle nails, hepatitis, and other health conditions.
Bromelain is an enzyme extracted from pineapple stem. It plays an important role in the digestive process.
Bromelain breaks down protein, especially the complex protein molecules into individual amino acids or small peptide units so the body can easily absorb them.
Bromelain is sometimes used together with a protein called trypsin and/or rutin, a substance found in buckwheat, for arthritis. The combination has improved knee conditions and reduced pain among arthritis patients.
Aside from the pineapple, green papaya also contains a good amount of bromelain.
Calcium is the most abundant element on earth and in the body. It is an essential mineral in the body, especially the bones and teeth to keep them strong. Nerve transmission, vascular contraction, intracellular signaling, hormonal secretions, and blood clotting functions all need calcium to function properly.