Which Magic Mineral Helps to Heal your Body?

….. did you know that without certain minerals in your diet that you can gain weight, prematurely gray and produce wrinkles?

A word on the importance of MINERALS:  Vitamins cannot effectively work in our bodies without the correct balance of minerals. We grew up hearing that we must get our vitamins and to “eat our greens” But did you know without certain minerals consumed in our diet that blood production, bone growth, organ function, and vessel stability would be altered?  In other words a well balanced diet must be eaten.  For example; calcium is needed for vitamin “C” utilization, zinc for vitamin “A”, magnesium for “B” complex vitamins, selenium for vitamin “E” absorption, etc.

While only 5% of the human body is made up of mineral matter, they are critical to keeping the blood and tissue fluids from either becoming too acid or too alkaline.  By doing so, they allow other nutrients to pass into the bloodstream, aiding in transportation of nutrients to the cells and also drawing chemicals in & out of the cells.  It’s a big job for such a small object whose sole job is to make sure, that any slight change in the blood concentration of any mineral can quickly endanger life.

Please review the list below of vitamins and a short list on how they benefit of us. Additionally, various nutritional minerals are also listed with their functions and important roles in maintaining the human body’s homeostasis.

Vitamin K.  Promotes blood clotting, regulates blood levels, and activates 3 proteins for bone growth and health (gamma-carboxylase: BGP, MGP, Proteins S.

Vitamin A  helps vision and promotes bone growth, tooth development, and helps maintain healthy skin, hair, and mucous membranes.  Deficiencies:  Dry skin, blindness, poor bone growth, and weak tooth enamel. To heal

Acne, Healing Foods for nutritional therapy will benefit you.

Vitamins C and Vitamin E are antioxidants that effectively work against free radicals in order to protect the body’s cells.

Vitamin B’s releases energy from Carbs.

  • Vitamin B1 Thiamine:  ENERGY, controls fxn of heart, muscle, nervous system. 
  • Vitamin B2 Riboflavin: Growth, reproduction, produces RBC. 
  • Vitamin. B3 Niacin Digestive system, skin and nerves.
  • Vitamin. B5 pantothenic acid:  Metabolism Food, and formation of hormones.
  • Vitamin B6 Pryidoxine: Immune system, nerve fxn, RBC. Too little B6 in the diet can cause dizziness, nausea, confusion, irritability and convulsions. Critical for protein rxn’s. 
  • Vitamin B9 folate/folic acid:  RBC, nervous system, creates and forms DNA, brain fxn, spinal fluid. cell growth, developing baby growth in utero. 
  • Vitamin  B12:  RBC, maintains central nervous system.

 LIST OF MINERAL FUNCTIONS AND DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS

As outlined by Dr. Joel Wallach in his booklet “A DIRE WARNING”

Bismuth   Ulcers result from lack of bismuth & a bacteria Heliobacter pylori

Boron    Aids efficient calcium and magnesium use, Essential for bone metabolism, Proper endocrine function, Reduces calcium loss from bones (Osteoporosis)

Calcium Is a Magic Mineral High protein diets increases demands for calcium, Deficiency Produces: Arthritis, Back pains (sciatica, disc problems), Bell’s Palsy, Bone spurs, Brittle fingernails, Calcium deposits, Cognitive impairment, Delusions, Depression, Eczema, High Blood Pressure, Hyperactivity, Hypertension, Insomnia, Irritability, Kidney stones, Limb numbness, Muscle cramps/spasms/twitches, Nervousness, Neuromuscular excitability, Osteomalacia (failure to mineralize the protein bone matrix), Osteoporosis (& Dowagers Hump, spontaneous fractures, kyphosis), Panic attacks,  Periodontal disease – receding gums (osteoporosis of facial bones & jaw bones),  PMS, Pica (eating lead paint),  Rickets, Retarded growth,  Tetany,  Tooth decay

 Cesium is a Cancer Aid; Cesium enters cancer cell and produces alkaline condition

Chromium

Deficiency Produces:  ADD/ADHD, Anxiety, Anortic cholesterol plaque, Coronary blood vessel disease, Depression/Manic depression, Diabetes (Vanadium also), Dr. Jeckyll/Mr. Hyde rages, Elevated blood cholesterol, Elevated blood triglycerides, Fatigue, Hyperactivity, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypoglycemia – low blood sugar (vanadium & copper also), Infertility and decreased sperm count, Learning disabilities, Negative nitrogen balance (body lean mass/protein loss), Prediabetes (vanadium also), Peripheral neuropathy,  Retarded growth, Shortened life span

Cobalt   Deficiency Produces: Anemia, Anorexia, Emaciation, listless, starved look, pale mucus membranes, Essential part of Vitamin B 12 (Growth and nerve system function)

Copper is critical part of your diet to avoid deficienies produce:  Alopecia (hair loss) and premature graying, Anemia (common in vegans & high milk users), Aneurysms (on wall bulges), Aneurysm / cerebral hemorrhage, Arthritis (especially where growth plates are involved), Cerebral palsy & hypoplasia (failure to form) of the cerebellum, Criminal or violent behavior, blind rage, explosive outbursts, Depression, Dermatitis, Diarrhea, Dry brittle hair, Fatigue, Fragile bones, Hernias, High blood cholesterol, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypo or Hyper thyroid, Ptosis (sagging tissue – eye lids, skin, breasts, stomach, etc.), Kawasaki Disease, Learning disabilities, Liver cirrhosis (number 9 killer in the U.S., Ruptured vertebral discs problems,  Reduced glucose tolerance (low blood sugar), Respiratory disease, Swachman’s Syndrome, Varicose veins, Weak and fatigue, Memory loss, sore tongue. Hemoglobin (carries oxygen in red blood cells)

Europium Doubles the life span of laboratory animals

Fluoride In plant based colloidal form will aid bone strength & no toxicity

Germanium is a must and will Enhances Immune System Function (killer cells, interferon, macro phages and T-suppressor cells), Highly efficient electrical impulse initiator, Aids in oxygen utilization. Deficiency: Arthritis, Cancer, Low energy, Osteoporosis

 Gold Reduces active joint inflammation

 Iodine works with Copper in order to properly utilize Iodine, Needed by body for thyroid function (Thyroxin is thyroid hormone), Deficiency Produces: Hypothyroidism, increased appetite, Weight gains Weight loss, Cold intolerance, Brittle nails, Bulging eyes, Constipation, Depression, Dry skin & hair, Elevated blood cholesterol, Excessive sweating, Fatigue, Frequent bowel movements, Goiter (throat swelling), Hair loss, Hand tremors, Heat intolerance, Heavy periods or less than 28 day cycles,  Irritability, Inability to concentrate, Insomnia, Light periods or longer than 28 day cycles, Low basal body temperature, Low sex drive, Muscle aches and pains, Muscle cramps, Muscle weakness, Nervousness, Over-active Thyroid, Poor memory Puffy face, Rapid pulse, Under-active Thyroid,

Lanthanum   Deficiency may be involved in chronic fatigue diseases

Lithium to overcome Depression and Infertility Deficiency: ADD, Depression, Infertility, Lithium deficiency aggravated by high sugar consumption, Manic depression, Rages & fits, Reduced growth rate, Reproductive failure, Shortened life span

 Magnesiummagnificently combats and helps maintain homeostasis.  However a Deficiency Produces:, Anxiety, Asthma, Anorexia, Birth Defects, Calcification of small arteries, Confusion, Depression, Growth failures, Hyperactivity/synophobia, Hypotension, Hypothermia, Insomnia, Irritability, Malignant calcification of soft tissue, Menstrual, Migraines, Muscle pains/tremors/ weakness, Nervousness/Neuromuscular irritability, Neuromuscular problems, Restlessness, Seizures, SIDS, Tachycardia/palpitations, Tetany – Convulsions, Tremors, Vertigo

Manganese

  Deficiency:, Asthma, Ataxia, Atherosclerosis, Chondrornalacia, Chondrodystrophy, Convulsions, Dizziness, Hearing Loss, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypoglycemia, Infertility (failure to ovulate or testicle atrophy), Loss of sex drive, Pancreatic atrophy, Poor cartilage formation problems, Repetitive Motion Syndromes (like TMJ, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome), Retarded growth rates, Shortened long bone, Still births or spontaneous miscarriages, Tinnitus

Molybdenum

Essential as a metalloenzyme of several enzyme systems

Nickel

  Deficiency: Anemia (low hematocrit), Delayed puberty, Depressed oxidative ability of the liver, Dermatitis, High newborn mortality, Poor growth, Poor zinc absorption, Rough/dry hair coat in animals

Phosphorus

Deficiency:  Anorexia, Anxiety, Apprehension, Bone pain, Dyspnea, Fatigue, Irritability, Numbness, Paresthesias, Pica, Tremulousness, Weakness, Weight loss

Potassium

   Deficiency:  Acne, Arrhythmia, Cognitive impairment, Constipation, Depression, ECG changes, Edema, Fatigue, Glucose intolerance, Growth retardation, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperretlexia, Hypotension, Insomnia, Mental apathy, Muscular weakness, Nervousness, Palpitations, Plydipsia, Proteinuria, Respiratory distress, “Salt” retention, Tachycardia (rapid heart rate), XerosisPraseodymium Doubles life span in laboratory animals, Enhances normal cell growth

Samarium

Doubles life span in laboratory animals, Enhances normal cell growth, Animal studies show deficiencies cause:  Cancer prevention properties, Hearing loss, Male pattern baldness, Poor growth & Poor feeding

Selenium

Effective anti-oxidant Deficiency:  Age spots or liver spots, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Alzheimer’s Disease (associated high vegetable oil consumption), Anemia (red blood cell fragility), Cardiomyopathy, Cataracts, Cancer Risk, Cystic fibrosis, Cancer (associated with high vegetable oil intake) (Number 2 killer), Fatigue, Growth Retardation, Heart palpitations (irregular heart beat), High infant mortality, HIV (AIDS), Impaired immunity, Infertility, Keshena Disease (myocardial fibrosis), Liver cirrhosis, Low birth weight, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, Myalgia, Pancreatitis, Pancreatic atrophy & fibrosis, Parkinson’s Disease (associated lead poisoning), Scoliosis, Sterility in males, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Sickle cell anemia

Silica Increases collagen in growing bone by 100% Deficiency:  Brittle fingernails, Dry brittle hair, Poor calcium utilization arterial wall strength problems, Poor skin quality,

 

Silica Benefits:  Anti-bacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-viral, Kills over 650 diseases causing organisms, Systemic disinfectant & immune support, Subdues inflammation & promotes healing

Strontium Essential trace element, Strontium can replace calcium in many organisms including man

Sulfur   Important mineral used in several amino acids within the body, Involved in functions of hemoglobin, insulin hormone, adrenal hormones, enzymes, and antibodies Deficiency:  Degeneration of cartilage, ligaments and tendons, Lupus, Several collagen diseases, Sickle cell anemia

Thulium Doubles the life span of laboratory animals, Enhances growth of normal cells

Vanadium Aids in glucose (blood sugar) oxidation and transport, Anti-Cancer properties, Decreases cholesterol production, Enhances insulin effectiveness (aids with blood sugar problems), Increases effectiveness of heart muscle contraction Deficiency:  Cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, Elevated cholesterol & triglycerides, Hypoglycemia, Increased infant mortality, Infertility, Obesity, Slow growth

Ytrium Doubles life span of laboratory animals, Enhances nominal cell growth

Zinc  Deficiency associated congenital birth defects:  Cleft lip & Cleft palate, Clubbed limbs, Down’s syndrome, Heart & lung defects, Hiatus hernia& umbilical hernia, Small or absent eyes, Spinal bifida, Webbed toes or fingers, Urogenitat defects Deficiency:  Acne, Acrodermatitis enteropathica, Alopecia (hair loss), Anemia, Anorexia and/or Bulimia, Apathy, Birth defects (see above), Bad body odors (“smelly tennis shoe” syndrome), Brittle nails, Depression, Diarrhea Enlarged prostate, Eczema, Fatigue, “Frizzy” hair, High infant mortality, Hypercholesterolemia, loss of sense of taste, Infertility, Impaired wound healing, Impotence, Irritability, Lethargy, Loss of sense of smell, Malabsorption, Memory loss, Paranoia, Pica (eating hair, wool, etc.), Poor growth (short stature), Sexual immaturity (remain in pre- puberty state), Small and/or poor ovary and testes function, Sterility, Weaken immune function, White spots on nails

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calcium and Vitamin D changes LDL & HDL Numbers

“In a recent study, women with low calcium intake were given either a calcium + vitamin D supplement or placebo in conjunction with a 15-week weight-loss program. Those who received the calcium + vitamin D supplement had a greater tendency for beneficial changes in LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and total cholesterol levels.

Calcium and vitamin D supplements enhance health benefits of weight loss
Research has demonstrated that overweight individuals with low calcium and dairy intakes have an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome. Naturally, this suggests that adequate calcium intake could create a healthier metabolic profile ” one more similar to a balanced diet and regular exercise.
In a recent study, researchers explored this possibility by testing cardiovascular health indicators after long-term calcium supplementation in women with usual low calcium intake. Healthy overweight or obese women with a daily calcium intake of less than 800 mg per day were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups: group A received two tablets/day of a calcium + vitamin D supplement (600 mg elemental calcium and 200 IU vitamin D/tablet), while group B received a placebo. Both groups completed a 15-week reduced calorie weight-loss program.
Significant decreases in LDL cholesterol levels, as well as improvements in the ratios of total to LDL and LDL to HDL cholesterol were seen the calcium + vitamin D group. These changes were independent of changes due to fat loss and reduced waist circumference. Tendencies for more beneficial changes in HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and total cholesterol were also observed in the calcium + vitamin D group.

This study demonstrates that adequate consumption of calcium and vitamin D during weight loss enhances other beneficial effects of body weight loss on cardiovascular risk factors in overweight women with previously low calcium intake. ” Literature Referece:American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 85, No. 1, 54-59, January 2007

 

Switching from Sam’s and Costco to USANA

I just had to pass this on.  It’s not an endorsement from Eat Know How, but a personal opinon about USANA products.  Please understand, that you can never replace daily intake of whole foods, but there are Benefits from Nutritional Supplements.
Being the penny pincher and doubting Thomas that I am, and after much investigation, I’m switching from Sam’s and Costco on purchases such as: hair and skin products, vitamins (kids and adults), health bars and drinks.   I recently joined USANA who produces high end quality vitamins, minerals, skin and hair  products, health bars and drinks..   After attending a seminar with their USANA’s Lead Biochemist, Dr. John Cuomo,  I was convinced of their products and that becoming a USANA member would be beneficial both economically and healthwise for my family.
 
The cost is minimal! Compared to Sam’s or Costco quality and quantity of product, USANA is better!  After I added up my yearly cost of: hair and skin products, vitamins, health bars and drinks I concluded that the following benefits made sense to me.
  • Place a one time order of 150 points of merchandise and the membership fee.
  • The total cost is just under $200. (depending on products you order,  prices will vary.) 
  • Renew your membership with USANA  every year for only $20.
  • Family members and friends may purchase directly from you. 
  • Any new members who sign up through you, provides you with a percent back. 
  • Products you personally buy and hand out to others may be TAX DEDUCTIBLE, written off under a personal business claim.
Here’s a link to an article I wrote on the company and their products and a link to their supplements and products, which are many to choose from.
Supplements and Products   Look also under their “search” if item is not found.
 
Lastly, I’ve researched USANA, and they:
  • Have recieived multiple certifications and have quite a few patents in the 16 years they’ve been around. 
  • Are the supplier of the Olympic athletes with their nutritional supplements.
Let me know if you’re interested in becoming a member and I’ll be happy to share more with you.
 
Kim Scardicchio
Author of Eat Know How and www.eatknowhow.usana.com
USANA’s Customer service line for more information.  Refer to my name as the USANA Associate Representative
1-888-950-9595

Heal what Ails you. The benefits of nutritional supplements!

The Need for Nutrition  “As sciences go, nutrition is a young one. To put it’s age in perspective, if the history of the human race were compressed into 24 hours, scientific discoveries began about 12 seconds ago, and nutrition, as an organized science, emerged only during the last three to six seconds.”

“While much has been discovered about nutrition in its short scientific history, the road ahead still holds many discoveries in our journey toward optimal health. Of the many vehicles on that road, USANA is the Mercedes Benz®, leading the way in quality and integrity.”

The following articles provide strong evidence of the need for nutritional supplementation:

Overworked and Undernourished
Your Health is Priceless

At USANA Health Sciences our mission is to develop and provide the highest quality, science-based health products, distributed internationally.”

 

For a period of time I rejected the notion of taking Vitamins.  Personally, I do count my 4 fruits and 5 vegetables intake, trying to make sure that I hit the magic number of 9 amd striving for 11.  One of the main reasons that sickness occurs is for the simple fact that our body is not prepared to head off the attack due to improper nutrition.   Lack of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants not ingested on a daily basis leads to  various types of disease.

 

What Ails an individual is due to several villianous aspects:

  1. 7 out of 10 people do not eat properly. 4 fruits, 5 vegetables, fish, meat, dairy, breads, unsaturated fats: Olive oil, Peanut oil, Canola oil.
  2. What  one inherits from parents and family members, Genetic’s and DNA.
  3. Pollution, Pesticides and Processing of foods all have aspects of depleting nutrition from whole foods.

An individual should never take too much of the fat soluble vitamins K, A, D, E, as they can create detrimental effects within your body damaging both the heart and liver. Stay with a quality manufacturer of vitamins that have multiple controls in place to assure that the product produced does no harm to the consumer.

Having studied the sciences for five years myself, I wanted to to better understand USANA’s approach to reasoning the nutritional supplements in combination with it’s breakdown in the metabolic pathway. I attended a meeting under the direction of Dr. Jouhn Cuomo, a Biochemist at USANA, and was very impressed with his approach to the development of the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants produced in his lab, as well as, the MANY controls that were in place to ensure their product.   The seminar left a positive impression on me and I walked away convinced of USANA’s Good Manufacturing Practices and all or their national and international certifications.

It is important to check with your doctor to make sure there are no mal-interactions between any present medications and supplements that you may be taking.  Additionally, one should know that while supplements are not meant to treat, cure or prevent any disease evidence has shown that take in the right amounts they don’t harm the body and help the body to function better.

USANA Vitamins supplement chart

Supplements and Products that you can order on line.

 

Anti-Oxidants

AO Booster

• Boosts antioxidant protection

• Provides half the daily dose of the grape-seed extract found

in Proflavanol® 90

Mega Antioxidant

• Contains ingredients that are essential for good health

• Supplements vitamins that may be missing from diet

• Defends against oxidative stress

E-Prime™

• Provides powerful antioxidant defense

• Supports a healthy immune system

TenX Antioxidant Blast™

• Provides powerful antioxidant protection

• Supports heart health

• Promotes general well-being

 

 

Vitamins and Minerals

Chelated Mineral

• Contains ingredients that are essential for good health

• Delivers important minerals crucial to body

• Helps body effectively process key nutrients from our diet

Body Rox™ for Teen’s

• Provides essential vitamins and minerals for adolescents

• Helps compensate for irregular eating habits

• Supplies a comprehensive blend of antioxidants

BodyRox™ Active Calcium™ Chewable for TEEN’S

• Chewable calcium supplement specially formulated for teens

• Helps maintain healthy bones

• Supports many body functions

• Is important to cellular health

Usanimals™ for Children

• Provides essential nutrients for kids, ages 13 months to

12 years

• Helps support children’s rapid growth

• Supports healthy immune function

 

Vision and Eyes

Visionex®

• Supports eye health

• Defends against environmental stresses

 

Heart and Circulatory System

Proflavanol®

• Helps support a healthy heart and circulatory system

• Supports healthy immune function

• Offers superior antioxidant protection

Proflavanol® 90

• Offers three times the strength of regular Proflavanol in

one tablet

• Helps support a healthy heart and circulatory system

• Supports healthy immune function

• Offers superior antioxidant protection

BiOmega™

• Supports healthy joints

• Supports a healthy brain

• Supports a healthy heart

CoQuinone® 30

• Supports a healthy heart

• Provides strong defense against

oxidative stress

• Supports normal energy production within cells

Ginkgo-PS™

• Aids healthy blood circulation

• Supports mental acuity, memory,

and learning ability

Poly C®

• Supports collagen synthesis for healthy skin, bones,

and muscles

• Provides strong defense against oxidative stress

• Supports healthy immune, cardiovascular, and liver function

TenX Antioxidant Blast™

• Provides powerful antioxidant protection

• Supports heart health

• Promotes general well-being

 

 

Joints

Procosa® II

• Promotes optimal joint health

• Supports maintenance of healthy cartilage

BiOmega™

• Supports healthy joints

• Supports a healthy brain

• Supports a healthy heart

 

 

Liver

Hepasil DTX™

• Supports healthy liver function

• Supplies a unique blend of antioxidants.

Poly C®

• Supports collagen synthesis for healthy skin, bones,

and muscles

• Provides strong defense against oxidative stress

• Supports healthy immune, cardiovascular, and liver function

 

 

Vegetarian Diet

OptOmega®

• Supports cellular health

• Supports a healthy heart

• Organic, vegetarian source of a balanced ratio of EFAs

 

Men’s Health

Palmetto Plus™

• Supports men’s health

• Provides long-term support for prostate health

 

Women’s Health

PhytoEstrin™

• Supports women’s health

during natural aging changes

• Helps maintain bone mass

• Supports a healthy

cardiovascular system

CoQuinone® 30

• Supports a healthy heart

• Provides strong defense against

oxidative stress

• Supports normal energy production within cells

Ginkgo-PS™

• Aids healthy blood circulation

• Supports mental acuity, memory,

and learning ability

 

Bones, Muscles, Immune System, Heart and Liver

Poly C®

• Supports collagen synthesis for healthy skin, bones,

and muscles

• Provides strong defense against oxidative stress

• Supports healthy immune, cardiovascular, and liver function

Active Calcium™

• Helps maintain healthy bones

• Supports many body functions

• Is important to cellular health

TenX Antioxidant Blast™

• Provides powerful antioxidant protection

• Supports heart health

• Promotes general well-being

 

Please check with your doctor about the proper Nutritional Supplement that is right for you.  These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. USANA’s and it’s product’s are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. essentials optimizers

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USANA Vitamin Supplements & USA Bobsled Team

Wednesday April 23, 9:00 AM EDT

Browse and Purchase USANA Nutritional Supplements and Products
USANA Nutritionals: Essentials, Healthpak 100 US, Chelated Minerals Upgrade, Mega Antioxidants Upgrade

SALT LAKE CITY, Apr 23, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USANA), a worldwide leader in science-based nutritional supplements, today announced it has signed a two-year sponsorship agreement to be the official supplement supplier of nationally ranked USA Bobsled Team Radcliff.

“I’ve done a lot of research on a variety of supplements and found the absorption rate of USANA’s products into the system is unmatched,” said Ivan Radcliff, 34, a World Cup silver medalist and a member of five world championship teams. “That’s what helped me earn a fourth-place finish at the final race of the season in Lake Placid, N.Y.”

USA Bobsled Team Radcliff, currently ranked fourth nationally, features Radcliff and Jim Carriel, and will include two athletes yet to be selected. USANA’s agreement with the team extends through the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

 

“I’m very pleased to be associated with such a great company and I look forward to the future, including Vancouver,” said Radcliff, who trains in Park City, Utah, and works for the Park City Fire District. “I’ve known about USANA for years because of its association with the US Speedskating Team and appreciate the way the company stands behind its athletes.”

USANA continues to be the trusted name in nutrition among many of the world’s premier winter athletes, including the US Speedskating Team, USA Luge and Speed Skating Canada. Six USANA products recently received certification through NSF International’s Certified for Sport(TM) program. NSF’s independent certification helps athletes make educated decisions about the safety of the dietary supplements they choose to take.

“USANA is proud to associate itself with the world’s greatest athletes and is thrilled to sponsor USA Bobsled Team Radcliff as it prepares for the Vancouver Winter Games,” USANA President Dave Wentz said. “We recognize that proper nutrition is vital to athletic success, which is why we’re pleased to provide these world-class athletes with the highest quality nutritional supplements.”

About USANA

USANA Health Sciences develops and manufactures high-quality nutritionals, personal care and weight management products that are sold directly Preferred Customers and Associates throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

SOURCE: USANA Health Sciences, Inc.