ARMOR-V

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Vitamin

SERIES:

Hybrid

ARMOR-V SUMMARY:

With a blend of vitamins, minerals, fats and probiotics, Armor-V advanced multi-nutrient complex is a blend of over 25 vegetable and fruit concentrates that will deliver results to help support your goals.

ARMOR-V BENEFITS:
  • Complete whole food vitamin delivers total immune support
  • B vitamins add energy and support metabolism
  • Healthy fats promote weight loss, cell fluidity, and total health
  • Greens and probiotics enhance immunity, assist in digestion and absorption, and help keep stomach bacteria in check
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING ARMOR-V:

Anyone who wants a complete, food based multi-vitamin.

KEY INGREDIENTS/PROPRIETARY BLENDS IN ARMOR-V:

Omega 3-6-9 blend:

The omega 3-6-9 complex contains ingredients such as fish and coconut oil that are “good” fats (omega fatty acids).  These fatty acids may help increase cardiovascular health, reduce pain and inflammation, and improve mental health.[1,2]

V-F power system blend:

The V-F (vegetable and fruit) blend contains ingredients derived from whole foods such as kelp, spinach, and cranberry.  The combination of these and other ingredients found in the V-F blend may help boost immunity, lower cholesterol, and provide a good source of anti-oxidants (vitamin C).[3,4]

Antioxidant blend:

Lycopene and lutein, the main ingredients found in the antioxidant blend, support eye health, help supplement diets low in green leafy vegetables, and may lower the risk of heart disease.[5,6]

Pro-biotic and immune enhancer blend:

This blend provides over 3 billion active agents (probiotics) that support a healthy gut, improve digestive functions, and boost immunity.[7]

Armor blend:

The Armor blend contain ingredients such as turmeric and quercetin that may help fight infections, reduce inflammation, and improve exercise performance.[8,9]

System maintenance and detoxifying blend:

The detoxifying blend contains several key ingredients like milk thistle seed and saw palmetto that help cleanse (detoxify) the internal systems of the body (i.e. liver, urinary track).[10]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Take 1 serving (6 capsules) daily.  For competitions and intense training sessions take 2 servings daily split equally.

REFERENCES:
  1. Enig MG, Atal S, Sampugna J, Keeney M: Isomeric trans fatty acids in the US diet. J Am Coll Nutr 9:471–486.
  2. Zulyniak MA, Perreault M, Gerling C, Spriet LL, Mutch DM: Fish oil supplementation alters circulating eicosanoid concentrations in young healthy menMetabolism. 2013 Aug;62(8):1107-13.
  3. Lau VW, Journoud M, Jones PJ.: Plant sterols are efficacious in lowering plasma LDL and non-HDL cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic type 2 diabetic and nondiabetic personsAm J Clin Nutr. 2005 Jun;81(6):1351-8.
  4. Basu A, Betts NM, Ortiz J, Simmons B, Wu M, Lyons TJ: Low-energy cranberry juice decreases lipid oxidation and increases plasma antioxidant capacity in women with metabolic syndromeNutr Res. 2011 Mar;31(3):190-6. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2011.02.003.
  5. Li SY, Fung FK, Fu ZJ, Wong D, Chan HH, Lo AC : Anti-inflammatory effects of lutein in retinal ischemic/hypoxic injury: in vivo and in vitro studiesInvest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Sep 6;53(10):5976-84.
  6. Rafi MM, Kanakasabai S, Reyes MD, Bright JJ: Lycopene modulates growth and survival associated genes in prostate cancerJ Nutr Biochem. 2013 Jun 5. pii: S0955-2863(13)00072-7
  7. Niedzielin K, Kordecki H, Birkenfeld B: A controlled, double-blind, randomized study on the efficacy of Lactobacillus plantarum 299V in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2001 Oct;13(10):1143-7.
  8. Maciel RM, Costa MM, Martins DB, França RT, Schmatz R, Graça DL, Duarte MM, Danesi CC, Mazzanti CM, Schetinger MR, Paim FC, Palma HE, Abdala FH, Stefanello N, Zimpel CK, Felin DV, Lopes ST: Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of quercetin in functional and morphological alterations in streptozotocin-induced diabetic ratsRes Vet Sci. 2013 May 21.
  9. Ramadan G, Al-Kahtani MA, El-Sayed WM : Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of Curcuma longa (turmeric) versus Zingiber officinale (ginger) rhizomes in rat adjuvant-induced arthritis. Inflammation. 2011 Aug;34(4):291-301. doi: 10.1007/s10753-010-9278-0.
  10. Silvestri I, Cattarino S, Aglianò A, Nicolazzo C, Scarpa S, Salciccia S, Frati L, Gentile V, Sciarra A: Effect of Serenoa repens (Permixon(R)) on the expression of inflammation-related genes: analysis in primary cell cultures of human prostate carcinomaJ Inflamm (Lond). 2013 Mar 14;10(1):11.

FISH OIL

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Vitamin

SERIES:

Core

FISH OIL SUMMARY:

MusclePharm fish oil is a high-potency Nordic fish oil product that is high in DHA/EPA. These essential fatty acids (omega-3-fats) facilitate an overall decrease in fat and cholesterol consumption from your omega intake.

FISH OIL BENEFITS:
  • 1000mg of fish oil (EPA/DHA)
  • Supports heart, brain, vision, and joint health
  • May reduce lipid count and reduce plaque buildup
  • Reduces the risk of diabetes and several forms of cancer
  • Enteric coated citrus flavored fish oil (no fish burps)
  • Purified Nordic fish oil (high quality)
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING FISH OIL:

Individuals who are not able to obtain enough omega-3-fats through a regular diet and want the associated benefits of fish oil consumption.

KEY INGREDIENTS/PROPRIETARY BLENDS IN FISH OIL:

Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA):

DHA is an omega-3-fat (fatty acid) that has a positive effect on diseases such as high blood pressure, arthritis, atherosclerosis, depression, adult-onset diabetes, heart attacks, and some cancers.[1-6]

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA):

Another of the omega-3-fats; EPA is a potent anti-inflammatory and important for healthy brain function, eye health, and the entire central nervous system.[7-13]

PRODUCT USAGE:

As a dietary supplement, take one soft gel three times daily, preferably with a meal.

REFERENCES:
  1. Kaur G, et alDocosapentaenoic acid (22:5n-3): a review of its biological effectsProg Lipid Res. (2011)
  2. Horrocks LA, Yeo YK: Health benefits of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)Pharmacol Res. 1999 Sep;40(3):211-25.
  3. Hansen JB, et alComparative effects of prolonged intake of highly purified fish oils as ethyl ester or triglyceride on lipids, haemostasis and platelet function in normolipaemic men.Eur J Clin Nutr. (1993)
  4. Bernstein AM, et alA meta-analysis shows that docosahexaenoic acid from algal oil reduces serum triglycerides and increases HDL-cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol in persons without coronary heart diseaseJ Nutr. (2012)
  5. Mayurasakorn K, et alDocosahexaenoic acid: brain accretion and roles in neuroprotection after brain hypoxia and ischemiaCurr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. (2011)
  6. Kinsella JE, Broughton KS, Whelan JW. Dietary unsaturated fatty acids: interactions and possible needs in relation to eicosanoid synthesisJ Nutr Biochem. (1990)
  7. Simopoulos AP. Omega-3 fatty acids in health and disease and in growth and developmentAm J Clin Nutr. (1991)
  8. Zulyniak MA, et alFish oil supplementation alters circulating eicosanoid concentrations in young healthy menMetabolism. (2013)
  9. Lorente-Cebrián S, et alEicosapentaenoic acid inhibits tumour necrosis factor-α-induced lipolysis in murine cultured adipocytesJ Nutr Biochem. (2012)
  10. van de Rest O, et alEffect of fish oil on cognitive performance in older subjects: a randomized, controlled trialNeurology. (2008)
  11. Youdim KA, Martin A, Joseph JA. Essential fatty acids and the brain: possible health implicationsInt J Dev Neurosci. (2000)
  12. Wei MY, Jacobson TA. Effects of eicosapentaenoic acid versus docosahexaenoic acid on serum lipids: a systematic review and meta-analysisCurr Atheroscler Rep. (2011)
  13. Eslick GD, et alBenefits of fish oil supplementation in hyperlipidemia: a systematic review and meta-analysisInt J Cardiol. (2009)

FITMISS BALANCE

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Vitamin

BALANCE SUMMARY:

Nourish, enrich, renew! In order to maintain your pace, you need to keep your body, bones, muscles and skin supplied with the right amounts of vitamins and minerals. FitMiss balance is loaded with vegetable and fruit derivatives plus antioxidants. FitMiss Balance has everything a girl needs to keep her body balanced.

BALANCE BENEFITS:
  • Women’s specific 5 blend multi-vitamin complex
  • 100% daily value for iron and other minerals
  • Loaded with B vitamins for energy and metabolism support
  • Vitamin D and calcium to support breast health and bone health
  • Complete whole food vitamin for immune support
  • Easy to swallow capsules
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING BALANCE:

Those seeking a multi-vitamin with key ingredients specific to women’s health.

KEY INGREDIENTS/PROPRIETARY BLENDS IN BALANCE:

Vegetable and fruit blend:

The V-F (vegetable and fruit) blend contains ingredients derived from whole foods such as kelp, spinach, and cranberry.  The combination of these and other ingredients found in the V-F blend may help boost immunity, lower cholesterol, and provide a good source of anti-oxidants (vitamin C).[1,2]

Omega fatty acid blend:

The omega 3-6-9 contain ingredients such as fish and coconut oil that are “good” fats (omega fatty acids).  These fatty acids may help increase cardiovascular health, reduce pain and inflammation, and improve mental health.[3,4]

Probiotic digestive support and immune booster blend:

This blend provides over 3 billion active agents (probiotics) that support a healthy gut, improve digestive functions, and boost immunity.[5]

Radiant antioxidant blend:

Tumeric and quercetin, two of the main ingredients found in the antioxidant blend, support eye health, help supplement diets low in green leafy vegetables, and may lower the risk of heart disease.[6,7]

Youthful detoxifying blend:

The detoxifying blend contains several key ingredients like milk thistle seed and saw palmetto that help cleanse (detoxify) the internal systems of the body (i.e. liver, urinary track).[8]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Take 1 serving (3 capsules) daily. For best results, take with morning meal. Drink plenty of water.

REFERENCES:
  1. Lau VW, Journoud M, Jones PJ.: Plant sterols are efficacious in lowering plasma LDL and non-HDL cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic type 2 diabetic and nondiabetic personsAm J Clin Nutr. 2005 Jun;81(6):1351-8.
  2. Basu A, Betts NM, Ortiz J, Simmons B, Wu M, Lyons TJ: Low-energy cranberry juice decreases lipid oxidation and increases plasma antioxidant capacity in women with metabolic syndromeNutr Res. 2011 Mar;31(3):190-6. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2011.02.003.
  3. Enig MG, Atal S, Sampugna J, Keeney M: Isomeric trans fatty acids in the US diet. J Am Coll Nutr 9:471–486.
  4. Zulyniak MA, Perreault M, Gerling C, Spriet LL, Mutch DM: Fish oil supplementation alters circulating eicosanoid concentrations in young healthy menMetabolism. 2013 Aug;62(8):1107-13.
  5. Niedzielin K, Kordecki H, Birkenfeld B: A controlled, double-blind, randomized study on the efficacy of Lactobacillus plantarum 299V in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2001 Oct;13(10):1143-7.
  6. Maciel RM, Costa MM, Martins DB, França RT, Schmatz R, Graça DL, Duarte MM, Danesi CC, Mazzanti CM, Schetinger MR, Paim FC, Palma HE, Abdala FH, Stefanello N, Zimpel CK, Felin DV, Lopes ST: Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of quercetin in functional and morphological alterations in streptozotocin-induced diabetic ratsRes Vet Sci. 2013 May 21.
  7. Ramadan G, Al-Kahtani MA, El-Sayed WM : Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of Curcuma longa (turmeric) versus Zingiber officinale (ginger) rhizomes in rat adjuvant-induced arthritis. Inflammation. 2011 Aug;34(4):291-301. doi: 10.1007/s10753-010-9278-0.
  8. Silvestri I, Cattarino S, Aglianò A, Nicolazzo C, Scarpa S, Salciccia S, Frati L, Gentile V, Sciarra A: Effect of Serenoa repens (Permixon(R)) on the expression of inflammation-related genes: analysis in primary cell cultures of human prostate carcinomaJ Inflamm (Lond). 2013 Mar 14;10(1):11.

FITMISS CLEANSE

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Weight loss, detoxifier

CLEANSE SUMMARY:

FitMiss Cleanse is a daily full body cleansing optimizer.  Fast and powerful, yet gentle, it focuses on the colon, liver, kidneys, stomach, blood, urinary tract, lungs and skin. Ease bloating, fight parasites and bacteria

CLEANSE BENEFITS:
  • Women’s specific quick cleanse and daily detox system
  • Promotes daily regularity
  • Reduces bloating
  • Supports daily weight maintenance
  • Cleanses, protects and regulates your system daily
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING CLEANSE:

Women who want a daily, full body cleansing and detoxification system.

KEY INGREDIENTS/PROPRIETARY BLENDS FOUND IN CLEANSE:

Slippery Elm Bark:

Slippery elm bark may help remove impurities from the body and may act as a diuretic (water elimination).

Ginger Root:

Ginger has been shown to easy digestion and may act as an anti-oxidant.[1]

Senna Leaf:

Senna acts as a laxative and is primarily used for constipation, cleansing and weight loss.[2]

Peppermint Leaf:

Peppermint helps promote overall health and immunity strength while also acting as an anti-oxidant.[3]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Take 2 pills before bedtime.

REFERENCES:
  1. Wu KL, et alEffects of ginger on gastric emptying and motility in healthy humansEur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. (2008)
  2. Shelton MG. Standardized senna in the management of constipation in the puerperium: A clinical trialS Afr Med J. (1980)
  3. Effect of fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis

FITMISS TYTE

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Weight loss, Diuretic

TYTE SUMMARY:

FitMiss TYTE supports healthy urinary tract functioning while facilitating the natural elimination of excess water and toxins. Key ingredients like cranberry fruit extract, dandelion extract and uva ursi help promote the kidneys’ ability to eliminate excess sodium and water from the body and reduce bloating, giving your physique optimal definition and slimming effects.

TYTE BENEFITS:
  • Women’s water & bloat management diuretic
  • Tighten, tone, define with mineral support
  • Eliminate excess water
  • Reduces bloating
  • Naturally supports fluid balance
  • Maintain a healthy urinary tract
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING TYTE:

Women who want a stimulant free diuretic (water elimination).

KEY INGREDIENTS/PROPRIETARY BLENDS FOUND IN TYTE:

Cranberry Fruit Extract:

Cranberry fruit extract is an excellent antioxidant that has been shown to help support urinary tract health.[1]

Uva Ursi:

Uva-ursi extract contains arbutin, a natural compound with strong diuretic properties (water eliminating).[2]

Dandelion Extract:

Dandelion extract contains powerful diuretic compounds called taraxasterols that support the secretion of excess water. Dandelion is one of the most popular natural diuretics.[2]

Vitamin B6:

Vitamin B6 is essential for balancing sodium and potassium levels in the body and also responsible for the production of monamine neurotransmitters such as adrenaline, serotonin, and dopamine.[3,4]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Take one serving (2 capsules) with 16 oz. of water twice a day–once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Drink at least 6 to 8 glasses of water daily. Do not exceed recommended dosage.

REFERENCES:
  1. Jepson, RG; Williams, G; Craig, JC (Oct 17, 2012). “Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections“. In Jepson, Ruth G. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 10: CD001321. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD001321.pub5
  2. Clare BAConroy RSSpelman KThe diuretic effect in human subjects of an extract of Taraxacum officinale folium over a single dayJ Altern Complement Med. 2009 Aug;15(8):929-34. doi: 10.1089/acm.2008.0152
  3. Mappouras DG1, Stiakakis J, Fragoulis EG. Purification and characterization of L-dopa decarboxylase from human kidneyMol Cell Biochem. (1990)
  4. Sharma SK1, Dakshinamurti K. Effects of serotonergic agents on plasma prolactin levels in pyridoxine-deficient adult male ratsNeurochem Res. (1994)

Z-SLIM PM

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Recovery, Weight loss

Z-SLIM PM SUMMARY:

Healthy sleep habits are essential to a woman’s overall physical and mental health. Z-Slim PM contains components that may support nighttime metabolism, enhance sleep levels and diminish recovery time. Active ingredients include Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, Melatonin, 5HTP, Valerian Root and Chromium Picolinate. Fall asleep more quickly. Wake up feeling more refreshed.

Z-SLIM PM BENEFITS:
  • Supports nighttime metabolism
  • Promotes deep, restful sleep and recovery
  • Incredible muscle relaxer
  • Acts as a powerful antioxidant
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING Z-SLIM PM:

Women who want the combined benefits of a natural sleep aid and fat metabolizer.

KEY INGREDIENTS/PROPRIETARY BLENDS FOUND IN Z-SLIM PM:
Valerian Root:

Valerian root enhances quality of sleep. Some argue it is one of the best natural insomnia therapies.[1]

5 HTP:

5 HTP is converted into serotonin by our bodies, which improves mood, suppresses hunger and curbs weight gain.[2]

Chromium Picolinate:

Chromium picolinate helps with weight loss through enhanced carbohydrate and lipid metabolism.[3]

Melatonin:

Melatonin acts as a “power antioxidant,” and the use of melatonin prior to sleep allows for increased sleep and relaxation.[4,5]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Take one serving (2 capsules), preferably on an empty stomach, 30-60 minutes prior to bedtime.

REFERENCES:
  1. Fernández-San-Martín MI, et alEffectiveness of Valerian on insomnia: a meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trialsSleep Med. (2010)
  2. Ceci F, et alThe effects of oral 5-hydroxytryptophan administration on feeding behavior in obese adult female subjectsJ Neural Transm. (1989)
  3. Anton SD, et alEffects of chromium picolinate on food intake and satietyDiabetes Technol Ther. (2008)
  4. Wang JZ, Wang ZF. Role of melatonin in Alzheimer-like neurodegenerationActa Pharmacol Sin. (2006)
  5. Lemoine P, et alProlonged-release melatonin improves sleep quality and morning alertness in insomnia patients aged 55 years and older and has no withdrawal effectsJ Sleep Res. (2007)