5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) is an intermediate amino acid formed from tryptophan and is extracted from the Griffonia seed. It is a direct precursor to serotonin, the "feel good hormone."
Acetyl L-Carnitine is an acetylated form of l-carnitine which is naturally produced in the liver and kidneys. It may enhance the transport of fatty acids into and out of the mitochondria.
Actinic keratosis is a precursor to skin cancer that results from long-term exposure to ultraviolet rays. It is characterized by scaly patches on the skin and can be found in different parts of the body like the head, lips, hands, legs, etc.
Adaptogens are substances that enhances the body's ability to fight off various causes of physical, mental, and emotional stress.
Adrenaline, also known as epinephrine, is a hormone that is released into the blood during stressful situations to prepare the body in fighting or fleeing from a perceived danger.
The adrenals, also known as the adrenal glands, are glands responsible for releasing hormones like cortisol, DHEA and Androgenic Steroids, Adrenaline (epinephrine), Noradrenaline (Norepinephrine), and Aldosterone into the blood.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye disease that can blur the sharp, central vision needed for activities like reading and driving. It typically afflicts people aged 50 and up and gets worse over time.
Albuminaria is a condition that results from having too much albumin, a protein found in the blood, in your urine. It's typically a sign of kidney disease.
Allergens are substances that, when introduced to the body, can cause an allergic reaction. Pollen, dust, mites, molds, are common examples of allergens.
An allergic reaction is an event wherein the immune system reacts to a foreign substance and goes into overdrive. This can cause the afflicted individual to break out in hives and have trouble breathing among other symptoms.
Aloe vera is a succulent plant typically harvested for its gel like pulp that is used for a wide variety of cosmetic and medicinal uses.
Alpha Lipoic Acid is a vitamin-like antioxidant that is mainly used in the treatment of diabetes. It is a potent scavenger of free radicals and may increase brain and muscle energy levels and assist muscle recovery after exercise.
Alpha-Glycerylphosphorylcholine is a form of Choline that consists of Choline bound to Glycerophosphate. It may increase learning ability as well as improve memory. Alpha GPC has also shown to protect areas of the brain from age-related damage.
Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is a plant-based essential omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids that is considered to have the potential to protect the brain from stroke.
Aluminium is a chemical element that has a wide variety of applications including the production of food, cosmetics, and medicine. It is commonly known for being used in antiperspirants, vaccines, and desensitization.
Alzheimer's Disease is a brain disorder that gradually destroys memory and thinking skills over time. It typically starts manifesting in people aged 60 and up; however, there are cases where symptoms begin appearing in patients in their 30's or younger.
Amino acids are organic compounds that combine to form protein. They are instrumental in breaking down food, repairing body tissue, and performing miscellaneous body function.
Antibodies (also known as immunoglobulins) are proteins produced by the immune system in response to the introduction of foreign substances into the body.
Antigens are foreign substances that triggers the immune system into producing antibodies to protect the body from infection or disease.
CLA (Conjugated linoleic acid) is a powerful antioxidant that may help to lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels. It is used to support the immune system and also as an aid for weight loss and to reduce feelings of hunger in people.
Apoptosis is the process in which the body gets rid of cells that no longer work or it no longer needs. It protects the body by removing damaged cells that could lead to cancer while aiding in the development of the embryo and preserving the health of adult tissues.
Artichoke is a vegetable primarily known for its ability to protect or slow down cell damage as well as protect the liver from buildup of bile and cholesterol.
Ascorbic Acid (also known as Vitamin C) is a vitamin primarily known for its immune boosting and antioxidant properties. It also plays an important role in the production and absorption of substances such as collagen, L-carnitine, and nonheme iron among others.